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Phellodendron amurense

Phellodendron Amurense (PA), also known as CorkTree, is a chinese herb used to historically treat different forms of inflammation and bone pain. There is not too much Western research on this herb.

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Summary of Phellodendron amurense

Primary information, health benefits, side effects, usage, and other important details

Phellodendron Amurense (PA), also known as CorkTree, is a chinese herb used to historically treat different forms of inflammation and bone pain.

As a plant, it contains a few potent chemicals which exert pharmacological-like properties and is of interest as a treatment for various disease states.

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How to Take

Recommended dosage, active amounts, other details

Although there is not enough evidence to suggest an optimal dosage, a dose of 250-500mg taken twice a day with meals is usually advocated.

Things to Note

Also Known As

Rutaceae, Amur Cork Tree, Kihada, Nexrutine, Corktree, Huangbai

Goes Well With

  • As a whole plant, different subsets may act synergistically with each other. If attempting to replicate a dose found in one of the subcomponents (say, Berberine) it would be prudent to use the isolated component rather than the herb unless evidence suggests both are effective.

  • Phellodendron Amurense has both fat and water soluble components and should be taken with food to ensure everything is absorbed well

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