Chun Pi, also known as Alianthus Root Bark or Cortex Ailanthi, is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herb derived from the root bark of the Ailanthus altissima tree. Here is some information on the TCM uses, research, and contraindications associated with Chun Pi:

TCM Uses:
1. Expelling wind and dampness: Chun Pi is commonly used in TCM to alleviate joint pain, muscle aches, and conditions associated with wind-dampness, such as rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic pain.

2. Promoting bowel movements: It is believed to have a mild laxative effect and is sometimes used to address constipation or abdominal bloating caused by stagnant Qi or dampness.

3. Stopping bleeding: Chun Pi is thought to possess hemostatic properties and is used to manage bleeding disorders, such as uterine bleeding, bloody stools, or nosebleeds.

While there is limited scientific research specifically on Chun Pi, studies haveinvestigated the chemical constituents and pharmacological activities of the Ailanthus altissima tree. Some of the compounds extracted from this tree have shown antimicrobial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer properties in various in vitro and animal studies. However, more research is needed to understand the specific effects and mechanisms of Chun Pi and its applications in human health.

1. Pregnancy and breastfeeding: It is generally recommended to avoid using Chun Pi during pregnancy and breastfeeding due to limited safety data.

2. Allergies: Individuals with known allergies to Chun Pi or any related substances should avoid its use.

3. Medication interactions: Chun Pi may interact with certain medications, such as anticoagulants (blood thinners) or medications for cardiovascular conditions. It is advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or TCM practitioner if you are taking any medications.

4. Individual sensitivity: Some individuals may be more sensitive to the effects of Chun Pi and may experience side effects such as gastrointestinal discomfort or allergic reactions. If any adverse reactions occur, discontinue use and consult with a healthcare professional.

It is recommended to consult with a qualified TCM practitioner or healthcare professional for proper dosage and usage instructions based on your specific health condition and individual needs. They can provide personalized advice and ensure safe and appropriate usage of Chun Pi.

Dosage 3 tsin
Granules 1.5ml Spoon
Ground Raw Herb 3ml Spoon
Whole Herb 9gm