The Effect of 蜂房
Sweet, neutral; stomach meridian entered.
Dispel wind, counteract toxic pathogen and kill parasites.
Scrofula, sores and boils, urticaria itching, wandering arthritis, acute mastitis, tinea capitis, toothache due to wind-fire, anal fistula, epilepsy, swelling and pain due to bee sting.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 5~10 g or grind into powder for oral taking, 2~5 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated in case of renal insufficiency or qi deficiency.