Niao Bu Su – Kalopanacis Pictus – Ramus Kalopanax Pictus

Niao Bu Su

English Name: kalopancis

Pharmaceutical Name: Ramus Kalopanax Pictus

Medica Category: Blood-Invigorating and Stasis-Removing Herbs

Properties: Niao Bu Su enters the Liver and Kidney channels; it is acrid and bitter in nature and warm in temperature.

What is Niao Bu Su?:

The Chinese Herb Niao Bu Su is the dried twigs from a large, flowering, East Asian shade tree with leaves that resemble castor beans commonly known as Castor – aralia (Kalopanax septemlobus (pictus) (Thumb. (Koidz.).

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Niao Bu Su:

Niao Bu Su eliminates toxins and promotes the normal circulation of blood to relieve pain throughout the body in a rather wide variety of contexts—it can be to treat bi zheng (painful obstruction syndrome) manifesting as muscles aches and spasms, tremors and hemiplegia, STD’s, metroendometritis (inflammation of the inner lining of the uterus), and toothache.

–safety notes:

Use with caution during pregnancy

Overdose may result in dizziness, blurred vision, and vomiting.