Phellodendron amurense Rupr.

  • Weici Tang
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand


Huangbai, Cortex Phellodendri, is the dry stem bark of Phellodendron amurense Rupr. or P. chinense Schneid. (Rutaceae). It is officially Usted in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia and used as an antiphlogistic, antibacterial, antiinflammatory agent for the treatment of diarrhea, icterus, ulcer, carbuncle, and eczema.


Ammonium Compound Quaternary Ammonium Compound Alkaloid Content Root Bark Chinese Drug 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Weici Tang
    • 1
  • Gerhard Eisenbrand
    • 1
  1. 1.Lebensmittelchemie und UmwelttoxikologieUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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