Albizza (合歡皮)...Chinese Herb...
Latin Plant Name
Albizza Julibrissin; Cortex Albizziae ; Albizza
Pinyin Mandarin Name
He Huan Pi
Common English Name
Part of Plant Used
Heart, Liver, Spleen, Lungs
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