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Ci Wei Pi

Ci Wei Pi
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Ci Wei Pi (Hedgehog Skin)

  1. Hedgehog Skin
  2. 刺猬皮
  3. Corium Erinacei Seu Hemiechianus

The Effect of Ci Wei Pi


Bitter, astringent, neutral; stomach, large intestine and kidney meridians entered.


Direct qi downward to alleviate pain, cool blood and stop bleeding.


Regurgitation and vomiting, abdominal pain, hernia, anus fistula, spermatorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, or grind into powder, 1.5~3 g or made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women.