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Names for Hou Po
Pharmaceutical: Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Botanical: Magnolia officinalis Rehd. & Wils.,Magnolia officinalis Rehd. & Wils. var. biloba Rehd. & Wils.(Magnoliaceae)
Other names: Chuan Po, Sheng Chuan Po, Sheng Hou Po, Hou Pu
Description: Officinal Magnolia Bark.

Moves Qi; Dries Dampness; Eliminates accumulation from the Middle Burner; Calms dyspnea; ...

Origin of hou po
Sichuan, Hubei, Zhejiang, Guizhou, Hunan.;

Preparation of hou po
The drug is collected from April to June. The root bark and the branch bark are dried in the shade. The stem bark is slightly decocted in boil water and piled up in a wet place until its inner surface purplish-brown or brown, steamed to rolled, and dried. For use, the bark is processed with ginger juice.;

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