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虻虫

Meng Chong
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Name

Meng Chong (Gadfly)

  1. Meng Chong
  2. Tabanus
  3. 虻蟲
  4. Gadfly

The Effect of 虻虫

Property

Bitter, slightly salty, cool, toxic; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Break stagnation, dissipate blood stasis and stimulate the menstrual flow

Indications

Abdominal mass, blood stasis due to traumatic injury, amenorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 1.5~3 g or take the powder, 0.3~0.6 g. It also can be made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated for qi and blood deficiency, menstrual period and pregnant women.