DA FU PI
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Pericarpium Arecae Catechu

Nomenclature

DA FU PI
大腹皮
Pericarpium Arecae Catechu
Other Names

Betel Nut Peel''

Arecae Catechu


Properties:

Acrid
Large Intestine / LI Small Intestine / SI Spleen / SP Stomach / ST


Dosage and Toxicity

3 - 10 gm


Functions

Directs Qi down, expands the MJ
Promotes Diuresis and relieves edema


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