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Dao Dou Ke

Dao Dou Ke
Dao Dou Ke #

Name

Dao Dou Ke (Pericarpium canavaliae)

  1. 刀豆殼
  2. Pericarpium canavaliae
  3. 刀豆壳
  4. Shell of Sword Bean

The Effect of Dao Dou Ke

Property

Sweet, neutral; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Harmonize middle energizer, direct qi downward, dissipate blood stasis and invigorate blood.

Indications

Regurgitation, prolonged dysentery, hiccup, pharyngitis, amenorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Stir-bake it into charcoal and grind for powder to sprinkle for external application.