Qin Pi - Clear Heat Dry Dampness
GB, LI, LV, ST (4.5-15g)

Qin Pi the chimpanzee got spit in his eyes...
Qin Pi lived in the jungle and got attacked by a toxic cobra which spat in his eyes and caused him to accidentally start a forest fire!

Qin Pi probably shouldn't have been drinking (cc: cold deficiency of SP and ST)
English Name: fraxinus, ash bark
Pharmacuetical Name: Cortex Fraxini
Properties: bitter, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
jungle... toxic dries damp-heat, eliminates toxicity
eyes.... forest fire benefits eyes, drains LV fire


      Qin Pi Actions and Indications
  • Dries damp-heat; eliminates toxicity (for damp heat toxicity or bloody dysenteric disorder, hematochezia, tenesmus, damp-heat vaginal discharge; greasy coat w/out desire to drink)
  • Drains LV fire; benefits eyes (LV heat affecting eyes which are red, swollen and painful or for superficial visual obstruction, photophobia, tearing of eyes with wind)
  • (cc: cold deficiency of SP and ST)
    Special Notes:
  • Qin Pi has an inhibitory effect on bacteria, and acts as an antitussive, expectorant, and anti-asthmatic.

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