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Dens Draconis

Long Chi
Long Chi #

Name

Long Chi (Dens Draconis)

  1. Long Chi
  2. Fossilized Teeth
  3. 龍齒
  4. 龙齿

The Effect of Dens Draconis

Property

Astringent, cool; liver and heart meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat, relieve restlessness, relieve convulsion and induce tranquilization.

Indications

Insomnia, dreaminess, palpitation, epilepsy, dysphoria with smothery sensation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~15 g. Smash and decoct first. It also can be made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for sprinkling or applying.