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Fan Mu Gua

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Name

Fan Mu Gua (Papaya)

  1. 番木瓜
  2. Fructus Caricae
  3. Papaya

The Effect of Fan Mu Gua

Property

Sweet, neutral.

Actions

Promote digestion and secretion of milk, eliminate dampness and dredge meridians, remove toxicity and expel parasites.

Indications

Rheumatic arthritis, numb limbs, eczema, indigestion, hypogalactia, duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, intestinal parasites, sores.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g or eat the fresh. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.