Sang Bai Pi - Resolve Phlegm - Stop Cough and Wheeze
LU, SP (6-15g)


Sang Bai Pi - smoke pipe pee!

After drinking too much coffee and smoking too much tobacco the natives needed some robitussin to help their cough and wheeze.

Because the natives weren't careful to moderate their coffee drinking and smoking they often had (cc: excessive urination) and caught (cc: wind cold).

English Name: mulberry bark, white mulberry root bark
Pharmacuetical Name: Cortex Mori
Properties: sweet, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
 coffee promotes urination and reduces edema
smoke...robitussin clears LU heat; relieves cough and wheeze


      Sang Bai Pi Actions and Indications
  • Clears LU heat; relieves cough and wheeze (very effective for panting, drains LU qi, cough and wheeze due to lung heat; also for other types in combination with other herbs)
  • Promotes urination; reduces edema (dysuria, dyspnea, floating edema, facial edema, swelling of extremities; difficulty breathing, urination difficulty due to LU qi obstruction)
  • (cc: excessive urination)
  • (cc: wind-cold cough)
  • (note: modern use for hypertension)
    Alternate Forms:
  • sheng: Lu or edema
  • mi zhi: Lu deficiency cough
    Special Notes:
  • Sang Bai Pi has been shown in one study to provide good symptomatic relief from esophogeal and stomach cancers.

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