Plum Dragon Herbs

Mu Dan Pi (Mountain Peony Bark)


Mu Dan Pi (Mountain Peony Bark; Tree Peony Bark)

Paeonia suffruticosa; Moutan Cortex

Composed of the cortex, or root bark of the tree, the Mountain Peony is spicy and bitter, with cool energetic properties. As such, it is classified as an herb that cools the Blood. While the cooling energy of Moutan root bark clears heat, cools blood, and reduces swelling, it also has a mild ability to invigorate blood circulation.


Bitter, acrid, cool

Channels Entered

Heart, Liver, Kidney

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