Amur Cork Tree Bark – Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)

huangbaiSource: Huang Bai – the bark of a deciduous arbor, Phellodendrou amurense Rupr. , P. chinenes Schneid, family Rutaceae.

Function: Huang Bai clears heat and removes dampness. Huang Bai also purges excess fire, eliminates toxins and reduces deficient heat.

Application: Huang Bai is used for syndromes of damp heat type in the lower part of the body ie yellow and thick vaginal discharge and dripping of urine with pain. In cases of kidney deficiency Huang Bai can be used to treat fever, night sweating and seminal emissions.