Da Fu Pi

Da Fu Pi

Da Fu Pi

SKU NH190
Brand NuHerbs
Unit Size 1 pound
Dosage 4.5-9 gms
Taste Acrid
Properties Slightly warm
Contraindications Use with caution during pregnancy
Chinese Symptomology epigastric and abdominal distention and a stifling sensation; Belching; Acid regurgitation; Incomplete and irregular bowel movements; Abdominal distention accompanied by edema, especially superficial edema; Food stagnation
Actions Drives qi downward and eases the middle; Promotes urination and reduces edema
Pattern Dampness or other processes obstructiong the middle and leading to qi stagnation; Food Stagnation; Damp leg qi
Branch Large Intestine; Small Intestine; Spleen, Stomach
Chinese name Da Fu Pi
English name Areca Husk, Areca Peel, betelnut palm husk
 
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Description Acrid and warm, Arecae Pericarpium (da fu pi) enters the Large Intestine, Small Intestine, Spleen, and Stomach channels. Unblocking because of its warm nature, and dispersing because of its acrid flavor, it transforms dampness which has clumped and obstructed the flow of qi, thus restoring normal qi and fluid circulation. It eases the middle, drives qi downward, promotes fluid metabolism and flow, and reduces edema. When the fluids flow in a regular fashion, urination is natural and easy. By this means it treats abdominal distention and fullness, incomplete bowel movements, urinary difficulty, edema and leq qi due to pathogenic dampness obstructing the qi dynamic.* (from Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica, 3rd ed)
Ingredients Da Fu Pi - Areca catechu


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