The Effect of 巴豆
Pungent, hot, toxic, stomach, large intestine, and lung meridians entered.
Remove cold accumulation with drastic purgative; expel water and alleviate edema; dispel phlegm and relieve sore throat; corrode wound and kill parasites.
Constipation due to accumulation of cold; milk and food stagnancy; hydroperitoneum and tympanites; throat obstruction and phlegm stagnation; abscess before diabrosis; scabies, tinea and malignant ulcer.
Dosage and Administrations
0.1～0.3 g, used in powder or pill after frostbitten, proper dose is for topical use.
It is contraindicated to the pregnant women and valetudinarian, and is incompatible with Qian Niu Zi.