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知了

蚱蝉
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Name

Zha Chan (Cicada)

  1. 蚱蝉
  2. 蚱蟬
  3. 秋蟬
  4. 鳴蟬
  5. Zha Chan
  6. 秋蝉
  7. 鸣蝉
  8. Cicada

The Effect of 知了

Property

Salty, sweet, cold; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and relieve convulsion.

Indications

Infantile convulsion, epilepsy, night cry, migraine, fever in children.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1~3 cicadas, or made into pills and powder.