Herbal information on Acanthopanax Root Bark in Bulk Powder Concentrate Form
Common Names: Acanthopanax spinosus,
Botanical Name: Acanthopanax gracilistylus root-bark
Channels/Meridians: Liver, Kidney
Other Names: Touch Me Not, Cortex Acanthopanacis Gracilistyli Radicis
Pin Yin Name: Wu Jia Pi
Other Ingredients: Dextrin (derived from non-GMO corn)
Package Size: 100 grams
Form: Powder Concentrate
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Plum Flower
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Acanthopanax shouldn’t be used with deficient and / or excessive heat syndromes.
Additional Information on Acanthopanax Root
Wu Jia Pi dispels wind dampness. This herb has gone through several name issues. First it is incorrectly and illegally called Siberian Ginseng. This is not a true ginseng and by calling it Siberian Ginseng it implies that this herb is a ginseng. To clarify more about this herb, the United States Congressional amednment to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act signed into law in 2002.
How to use Acanthopanax gracilistylus root-bark? The most commonly used method is in wine. The medicinal liquor is ideal for the winter season.
Product Properties: Bitter, Spicy, Warm
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components: glucodises, acanthosides, eleutheroside, hyperin, β-Sitosterol glucoside, polysaccharides, palmitic acid, linolenic acid, vitamin A
Although this item is still is stock, Wu jia pi/acanthopanax bark is now unavailable commercially as it has been over-cultivated and Xiang jia pi/periploca sepium bark is the acknowledged substitute herb in many formulas. As Xiang Jia Pi grows in the north, it is also known as northern Wu Jia Pi. Xiang Jia Pi is bitter, warming, and has similar properties to Wu Jia Pi. However, Xiang jia pi/periploca sepium is toxic and cannot be used interchangeably with Wu Jia Pi. It is also not recommended for long term use. Practitioners should be careful not to over-dose. (1.5-3 gm is the recommended dosage).
What Herbs combine with Acanthopanax Root Bark?
- Niu Xi and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Dang Gui and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Du Zhong and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Gui Jia and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Mu Gua and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Chen Pi and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Da Fu Pi and Acanthopanax Root Bark
- Jiang Pi and Acanthopanax Root Bark
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: 25074CGlobal Trade Item Number: 739934950746Manufacturer Part Number 5074CCondition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.50 (in)Height: 4.00 (in)Depth: 3.50 (in)