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Can Sha

Can Sha
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Can Sha (Silkworm Excrement)

  1. 蠶砂
  2. 蠶沙
  3. Wan Can Sha
  4. 晚蠶沙
  5. 蚕砂
  6. 蚕沙
  7. Silkworm Excrement
  8. 晚蚕沙

The Effect of Can Sha


Sweet, pungent, warm; liver, spleen and stomach meridians entered.


Dispel wind-damp, remove dampness for harmonizing stomach.


Arthralgia syndrome due to wind-damp; vomiting, diarrhea and spasm of muscle; rubella, eczema, pruritus.

Dosage and Administrations

5~15 g, wrapped with colth and decocted in water. Proper dosage is for topical administration.