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Yin Su Qiao
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Yin Su Qiao (Pericarpium Papaveris)

  1. Ying Su Qiao
  2. 罌粟殼
  3. Ying Su Ke
  4. Mi Qiao
  5. 米殼
  6. Pericarpium Papaveris
  7. 米壳

The Effect of 罂粟壳


Sour, astringent, neutral, slightly toxic; lung, large intestine and kidney meridians entered.


Astringe intestine to relieve diarrhea, astringe lung to relieve cough, alleviate pain.


Chronic diarrhea and dysentery, chronic cough due to lung deficiency, abdomen and stomach pain, joint pain.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g. Roasted with honey for relieving cough, stir-baked with vinegar for relieving bleeding and pain.


With a tendency of addiction, it is contraindicated in case of early stage of cough, diarrhea and dysentery of excess heat.