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阿魏

中药 A Wei
中药 A Wei #

Name

A Wei (Chinese Asafoetida)

  1. A Wei
  2. Resina Ferulae
  3. Chinese Asafoetida

The Effect of 阿魏

Property

Pungent, neutral, nontoxic; liver, spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Dissipate stagnation and kill parasites.

Indications

Heart and abdomen cold pain, malaria, dysentery.

Dosage and Administrations

Take in powder directly or made into plaster for external application. Take 1~1.5g in powder or pills for internal application.

Cations

It is contraindicated to people with spleen and stomach deficiency and pregnant women.