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Feng Fang

Feng Fang
Feng Fang #

Name

Feng Fang (Honeycomb)

  1. Feng Chao
  2. 蜂巢
  3. Nidus Vespae
  4. 露蜂房
  5. 蜂房
  6. Honeycomb

The Effect of Feng Fang

Property

Sweet, neutral; stomach meridian entered.

Actions

Dispel wind, counteract toxic pathogen and kill parasites.

Indications

Scrofula, sores and boils, urticaria itching, wandering arthritis, acute mastitis, tinea capitis, toothache due to wind-fire, anal fistula, epilepsy, swelling and pain due to bee sting.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 5~10 g or grind into powder for oral taking, 2~5 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of renal insufficiency or qi deficiency.