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Ci Huang

雌黄
雌黄 #

Name

Ci Huang (Orpiment)

  1. 雌黄
  2. Orpimentum
  3. 雌黃
  4. Orpiment

The Effect of Ci Huang

Property

Pungent, neutral, toxic; liver and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Dry dampness and kill parasites, remove toxicity and cure furuncles.

Indications

Snake and insect bites, epilepsy, scabies, tinea, cough and asthma with cold phlegm, abdominal pain due to parasites.

Dosage and Administrations

Made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with yin and blood deficiency.