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Fructus Capsici

La Jiao
La Jiao #

Name

La Jiao (Cayenne pepper)

  1. La Jiao
  2. Hot Pepper
  3. Cayenne pepper
  4. 辣椒

The Effect of Fructus Capsici

Property

Pungent, hot; heart and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Warm the spleen and stomach, dissipate cold, stimulate the appetite and promote digestion.

Indications

Diarrhea, vomit, abdominal pain due to cold stagnation, frostbite.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 0.9~2.4 g. Proper dosage is for external application.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire and people with cough and eye disease.