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Can Yong

蚕蛹
蚕蛹 #

Name

Can Yong (Silkworm Chrysalis)

  1. 蚕蛹
  2. 繭蛹
  3. 蠶蛹
  4. Silkworm Chrysalis
  5. 茧蛹

The Effect of Can Yong

Property

Sweet, salt, neutral; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Kill parasites, treat malnutrition, promote the secretion of saliva and relive thrist.

Indications

Infantile malnutrition, fever, diabetes, ascariasis, tuberculosis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made into powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of barbiers.