Dr GUO Ping

  • Senior Lecturer, Teaching and Research Division
  • Expert in Chinese materia medica and authentication of Chinese medicinals
  • s193231@hkbu.edu.hk

Dr. GUO obtained his bachelor's degree (Chinese materia medica) in 1986, master's degree (Pharmacognosy) in 1989, and doctor's degree (Chinese materia medica) in 2004 from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). He has been engaged in teaching and research activities in mainland China and overseas higher education institutions of TCM since 1989.

Selected Publications

  1. ZZ Zhao*, P Guo*, E Brand. A concise classification of bencao (materia medica). Chinese Medicine. 13:18, 2018
  2. P Guo, E Brand, ZZ Zhao. Chinese Medicinal Processing: A Characteristic Aspect of Ethnopharmacology of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In: Ethnopharmacology, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, p.303-316, 2015
  3. P Guo. Medicinal Guide (Society of Chinese Materia Medica of Hong Kong Baptist University). Descriptions of daodi medicinal materials in The Peony Pavilion (2017,14:28-30) (in Chinese); The emphasis of Chinese medicinal properties: On the concept of bencao (materia medica) (2017,14:25-27) (in Chinese); Tracing the origin of ethnopharmacology (2016,13:12-18) (in Chinese); Religious and medicinal uses of frankincense (2015,12:25-30) (in Chinese); Concepts in association with seven relations of Chinese medicinals (2013,10:47-59) (bilingual)
  4. P Guo. Chinese mesona clears summerheat (August 2, 2018); Sigesbeckia: From an unpleasant weed to joint and muscle relief tablets (June 14, 2018); An elegant plant: Hong Kong milkwort (May 10, 2018); Aristolochia plants and aristolochic acid nephropathy (November 2, 2017); Scutellaria indica: A folk medicinal of Lingnan region in special stamp issue "Hong Kong Herbs" by Hong Kong Post (March 31, 2017); The past and present of a rare plant of Hong Kong: Croton hancei (February 2, 2017); The safe use of folk medicinals in Lingnan region: Narrow-leaved screw-tree root (January 5, 2017); Chinese knotweed: A folk medicinal in Lingnan region for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery (November 10, 2016); A common poisonous plant Dianella ensifolia in Hong Kong (July 21, 2016); Microcos leaf removes food stagnation (April 28, 2016); Lepidium meyenii Walp. (Maca) (January 21, 2016); The discovery of American ginseng (December 31, 2015); An edible and medicinal plant Sterculia monosperma in Lingnan region (August 13, 2015); An ornamental, edible and medicinal plant Melastoma sanguineum (May 28, 2015); A rare medicinal plant Asarum hongkongense (February 26, 2015) in https://hk.news.yahoo.com/blogs/hkbu/ (in Chinese)
  5. P Guo. Nelumbo nucifera (B02. December 29, 2014); Flora of Macao (B06. November 24, 2014); Medicinal plant resources of Taiwan (B10. October 27, 2014); Botanical origins of frankincense (B09. September 22, 2014); Withania somnifera: “Indian ginseng” (B11. August 25, 2014); The odor and taste of durian (B13. July 28, 2014); Jamu: The traditional Indonesian herbal medicine (B20. June 30, 2014); Tongkat ali (B09. May 26, 2014); Vietnamese ginseng (B09. April 28, 2014); Ginseng produced in Korea (B09. March 24, 2014); Differences in botanical origins between Chinese and Japanese raw medicinal materials (B08. February 24, 2014) in Takungpao (in Chinese)
  6. ZZ Zhao, HB Chen, P Guo, E Brand. Chinese Medicinal Identification: An Illustrated Approach. Paradigm Publications, Taos, New Mexico, 2014
  7. ZZ Zhao, P Guo, FSJ Hung. Commonly Used Folk Medicinals (2013); Commonly Used Botanical Drugs (2012). Wan Li Book Co., Ltd.. (in Chinese)
  8. ZZ Zhao, P Guo, E Brand. The formation of daodi medicinal materials. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 2012, 140 (3):476-481