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Erythrina Bark is an herbal remedy derived from the bark of the Erythrina crista-galli tree, which is native to the tropical regions of South America and the Caribbean. It is used to treat a variety of ailments including fever, diarrhea, hepatitis, skin disorders, and even certain types of cancer. The active compounds in Erythrina Bark are believed to possess anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and antifungal properties.



1. Antimicrobial: Erythrina Bark has been shown to possess antimicrobial properties. It has been used to treat a variety of infections, including skin infections and gastrointestinal infections.

2. Anti-inflammatory: Erythrina Bark has been used to reduce inflammation, particularly in the digestive system.

3. Antioxidant: Erythrina Bark contains compounds that act as antioxidants, which can help protect the body from damage caused by free radicals.



  • While erythrina bark is believed to have potential benefits for the nervous system and to relieve pain, it can also cause dizziness and drowsiness in some individuals.

  • The herb is sometimes used to reduce inflammation and treat respiratory infections, but it can also have immunostimulatory effects, which can exacerbate certain inflammatory conditions.

  • While erythrina bark is sometimes used to improve digestion and treat gastrointestinal disorders, it can also cause digestive upset and even diarrhea in some people.

  • The herb is sometimes used to promote menstruation, but it can also cause irregular menstrual cycles in some women.

  • Erythrina bark may contain harmful toxins and pollutants that can be harmful to human health.


Tastes Like:

Erythrina Bark has a bitter, earthy taste.




The best way to prepare Erythrina Bark is by boiling it in water for about 20 minutes. Once the bark has softened, it can be strained and consumed as a tea. The bark can also be ground into a powder and added to food or drinks for a more subtle flavor.

Erythrina Bark (Hai Tong Pi)

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