Qi Cao (White Grub)
The Effect of 蛴螬
Salty, slightly warm, slightly toxic; liver meridian entered.
Break blood and remove stasis, dissipate masses and relieve swelling.
Erysipelas, sores and boils, anal fistula, amenorrhea, chest pain due to stasis, traumatic injury, emaciation due to blood disorder, thin and weak with abdominal distension.
Dosage and Administrations
Take the powder, 2~5 g, or made into pills or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people.