Bi Ba (Piperis Longi)

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Chinese Herb

Bi Ba (Piperis Longi); Piper longum L; Fructus Piperis Longi; 筚茇 (荜拨)

Long Pepper fruit is one of several types of pepper used in the realm of herbalism. Somewhat more potent than Hu Jiao, it serves a very similar purpose to dispel cold and topically to relieve pain; not surprisingly, Bi Ba is classified as an interior warming herb.

Exhibiting a striking but pleasant aroma when ground, the Long Pepper fruit is acrid in flavor and hot in nature. This herb enters the Stomach and Large Intestine meridians.

Properties:

Acrid, hot

Channels Entered:

Stomach, Large Intestine

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