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Chan Chu

蟾蜍
蟾蜍 #

Name

Chan Chu (Toad)

  1. 蟾蜍
  2. 癩蛤蟆
  3. Toad
  4. 癞蛤蟆

The Effect of Chan Chu

Property

Pungent, cool, toxic; heart, liver, spleen and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Eliminate abdominal mass, remove toxicity, induce diuresis and eliminate dampness, kill parasites and alleviate pain.

Indications

Scabies, abdominal mass, edema, infantile malnutrition, scrofula, chronic trachitis, tympanites, dorsal furuncle, charbuncle on the back, obstinate sore.

Dosage and Administrations

Pound the fresh for applying on the affected area. Decoct a toad in water for oral taking, or made into pills and powder.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of prostration and exterior heat.