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Dao Dou

Dao Dou
Dao Dou #

Name

Dao Dou (Semen Canavaliae)

  1. Semen Canavaliae
  2. Sword Jackbean Seed
  3. Dao Dou Zi
  4. 刀豆子
  5. 刀豆

The Effect of Dao Dou

Property

Sweet, warm; spleen, stomach, large intestine and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Warm the spleen and stomach, direct qi downward, tonify the kidney and stop hiccup.

Indications

Vomiting, stomachache, deficiency of the kidney, lumbago, deficiency-cold hiccup.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or stir-bake it and then grind into powder.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of excessive stomach heat.