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猪牙皂

Zhu Ya Zao
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Naming

Zao Jia (Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis)

  1. Zhu Ya Zao
  2. Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit
  3. 皂角
  4. 豬牙皂
  5. Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis
  6. Zao Jiao

The Effect of 猪牙皂

Property

Pungent, salty, warm, slightly toxic; lung and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel phlegm, open orifice and blockage, dispel wind and kill worms.

Indications

Stubborn phlegm obstruction of lung, cough and dyspnea with profuse phlegm, apoplexy, phlegm syncope, epilepsy, inflammation of throat with excessive phlegm, sore and swelling not ulcerated, skin tinea.

Dosage and Administrations

Mostly made into pill and powder and take l~l.5 g. A suitable dose for external application.

Cautions

Do not overuse orally to avoid vomiting and diarrhea. It has drastic pungent, strong property of pungent, distracting and moving and use with cautions for stubborn syndrome and strong body. Prohibited for pregnant women, qi and yin deficiency and who tends to bleed.