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Wu Jia Pi

English Name: acanthopanax root bark, eleutherococcus

Pharmaceutical Name: Cortex Acanthopanacis

Medica Category: Wind Damp Dispelling Herbs – Tendon and Bone Strengthening Herbs

Properties: Wu Jia Pi enters the Liver and Kidney channels; it is acrid and bitter in nature and warm in temperature.

What is Wu Jia Pi?:

The Chinese Herb Wu Jia Pi is the dried root bark of Acanthopanax Gracilstylus, a species of eleutherococcus that grows widely across Southern China. The roots are harvested in the summer and autumn, sun-dried and then cut into thick pieces for use as medicine.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Wu Jia Pi:

Wu Jia Pi dispels wind and dampness; it also tonifies the Kidney and Liver to strengthen bones and tendons. Clinically, it is used to treat weakness of the lower back and knees due to deficiency, muscular atrophy in elderly patients, and for developmental delay of motor functions in children.

Wu Jia Pi regulates water circulation to address edema and dysuria.

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