The Effect of Colophony
Bitter, sweet, warm; liver and spleen meridians entered.
Expel wind and dry dampness, discharge pus and draw out toxin, promote tissue regernation and alleviate pain.
Sores and boils, rheumatic arthritis, scabies, malignant sore, sprain, incised wound, tinea tonsure, anal fistula, pruritus due to leprosy.
Dosage and Administrations
0.5~1 g for oral taking, or made into pills and powder or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated to people with endogenous heat and excess fire.