Ingredients: White ash bark (qin pi).
Mandarin: 秦皮
Pin-Yin: Qin Pi
English: Fraxinus
Korean: 진교
Romaji: Shinhi
Kanji: 秦皮
Kampo: No


Pharmaceutical Name:

  • Fraxini Cortex


  • Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)


  • Bitter, cold, astringent

Channels Entered:

  • Gallbladder, large intestine, liver, stomach

Herb Actions:

  • Clears heat
  • Resolves toxicity
  • Dries dampness and disperses wind-dampness
  • Drains liver fire
  • Promotes eye health
  • Aids in stopping coughing and wheezing


  • Use with caution for those with cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach

 Commonly Found In:

  • Anenome Combination