Ci Huang (Orpiment)
The Effect of Ci Huang
Pungent, neutral, toxic; liver and large intestine meridians entered.
Dry dampness and kill parasites, remove toxicity and cure furuncles.
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.
It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with yin and blood deficiency.