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Gan Qi

干漆
干漆 #

Name

Gan Qi (Resina Toxicodendri)

  1. 干漆
  2. Dried Lacquer
  3. 幹漆
  4. Resina Toxicodendri

The Effect of Gan Qi

Property

Pungent, warm, toxic; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Break blood stasis, remove food retention and kill parasites.

Indications

Amenorrhea, blood stasis and abdominal mass, abdominal pain due to parasites.

Dosage and Administrations

Made into pills or powder, 2~4.5 g. Proper dosage is for external application, fumigating with its burning smoke.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people without blood stasis.