Sang Bai Pi – Mulberry Bark – Cortex Mori

Sang Bai Pi

English Name: mulberry bark, white mulberry root bark

Pharmaceutical Name: Cortex Mori

Medica Category: Cough- and Wheezing- Relieving Herbs

Properties: Sang Bai Pi enters the Lung channel; it is sweet in nature and cold in temperature.

What is Sang Bai Pi?:

The Chinese Herb Sang Bai Pi is the dried root bark from the white mulberry tree (Morus Alba L.).

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Sang Bai Pi:

Sang Bai Pi strongly sedates Lung heat. Additionally, it has a strong downward action that makes it one of the most effective herbs for redirecting rebellious Lung qi to address cough with copious yellow sputum and the accompanying wheezing.

Sang Bai Pi promotes urination and reduces swelling to address generalized or facial edema, dysuria, and dyspnea with fullness in the chest.

Sang Bai Pi reduces blood pressure to address hypertension caused by Liver yang rising (possibly with the secondary presentations such as red face, bloodshot eyes, headaches, dizziness, and irritability/outbursts of anger).