Mountain Peony – Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan Radicis)

mudanpiSource: Mu Dan Pi – the cortex of Paeonia suffruticoas Andr, family Ramunculaceae.

Function: Mu Dan Pi clears heat, cools the blood and promotes circulation to remove blood stasis.

Application: Mu Dan Pi is used for blood heat syndrome manifested as bleeding under the skin, coughing of blood and nose bleeds. It is also used for blood-stasis syndrome and is especially suitable for stagnation of heat and stasis of blood. Use Mu Dan Pi for painful periods or no periods and abdominal masses or traumatic injury.