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大风子

Da Feng Zi
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Name

Da Feng Zi (Chaulmoogratree Seed)

  1. Da Feng Zi
  2. Semen Hydnocarpi
  3. Chaulmoogratree Seed
  4. 大風子

The Effect of 大风子

Property

Pungent, hot, toxic; liver, spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and eliminate dampness, counteract toxic pathogen and kill parasites.

Indications

Lepra, scabies, syphilis.

Dosage and Administrations

It’s made into pill or powder, 0.3~1 g noce for oral administration. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It should be used very carefully for oral administration and it is contraindicated for yin deficiency with blood-heat.