bark of Eucommia ulmo ides Oliv., family Eucommiaceae.
The bark appearing as flat, varying in size, 3-7 mm thick. Outer surface
grey-brown, with longitudinal cracks, lenticels seen when cork remained;
inner surface dull purple and smooth. Numerous fine silvery and elastic
sticky filaments presenting when broken. Prepared as thick strips. Sweet
and slightly acrid in taste, warm in nature, and attributive to liver
and kidney channels.
1. Invigorate the liver and kidney, strengthen the tendons and For deficiency
of the liver and kidney manifested as soreness loin and knees, flaccidity
of lower limbs, and infantile paralysis.
Soothe the fetus: For threatened abortion due to hypofunction of the liver
3. Lower blood pressure: For hypertention, especially those with deficiency
of the liver and'kidney
2. Promoting phagocytosis of mononuclear phagocytes.
3. Sedative and diuretic.
fried sample is better for hypertension.