Albizza (合歡皮)...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Albizza Julibrissin; Cortex Albizziae ; Albizza

Pinyin Mandarin Name

He Huan Pi

Common English Name

Mimosa Tree

Part of Plant Used

Bark

Nature

Neutral

Taste

Sweet

Meridians Entered

Heart, Liver, Spleen, Lungs

Common Usages

Most often used in formulas to build and repair fractured bones and help speed the healing process (TCM: increases blood circulation and calms the spirit); also used to treat symptoms of insomnia, emotional imbalance, excessive worry, fright, nightmares, and paranoia (TCM: calms the spirit); and may be useful for Lung abscesses with expectoration of blood with phlegm.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Calms the Spirit; invigorates the Blood; alleviates pain; dissipates abscesses .

Common Formulas Used In

Concha Marguerita and Ligustrum.

Cautions in Use

None.



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