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胡桃壳

核桃壳
核桃壳 #

Name

Hu Tao Ke (Walnut Shell)

  1. 核桃壳
  2. 胡桃殼
  3. Walnut Shell
  4. Hu Tao Ke

The Effect of 胡桃壳

Property

Bitter, astringent, neutral.

Actions

Stop bleeding, check diarrhea, dissipate nodule, kill parasites and relieve itching.

Indications

Uterine bleeding, chronic diarrhea, scabies, acute mastitis, malaria, dysmenorrhea, tinea manus.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or stir-baked into charcoal and pounded into powder, 3~6 g each time. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.