The Effect of Bunge pricklyash seed
Bitter, pungent, warm, slightly toxic; spleen and bladder meridians entered.
Promote diuresis and resolve swelling, eliminate phlegm and relieve dyspnea.
Asthma, edema, abdominal distension.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 2~5 g, or pounded into powder, 1.5 g, or made into pill, tablet or capsule. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with vinegar.
It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.