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鹿角

Lu Jiao
Lu Jiao #

Name

Lu Jiao (Deerhorn)

  1. Lu Jiao
  2. Antler
  3. Deerhorn

The Effect of 鹿角

Property

Salty, warm; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Promote circulation of blood, resolve swelling and tonify the kidney.

Indications

Sores and boils, pain due to blood stasis, lumbago.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g or take the powder, 1~3 g per time, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice or powder for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.