The TCM herb "sang bai pi" which in english is "mulberry root bark", is categorized within the "herbs that relieve coughing and wheezing" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the lung and spleen channels and exhibits cold (han) and sweet (gan) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, sang bai pi is generally included in the following 3 formulas:
Directs the lung qi downward and clears phlegm heat from the lungs. Typically used for the condition of wind cold blocking the exterior with internal accumulation of phlegm heat - which may involve …
Clears heat and phlegm and replenishes lung yin - chronic cough, generally with thicker yellow mucus, sore throat. With the right factors aspiration pneumonia, pneumonia, bronchitis, tuberculosis,…
As noted above, sang bai pi is within the herbs that relieve coughing and wheezing functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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