Dai Mao (Carapax Eretmochelyos)
The Effect of Hawksbill Carapace
Sweet, cold, salty; heart and liver meridians entered.
Soothe the liver, arrest convulsion, clear heat and remove toxicity.
Dizziness, insomnia, sores and boils, coma and delirium, hyperspasmia, infantile convulsion, high fever due to heat disease.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 9~15 g, or made into juice. It also can be made into pills or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.
It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold without fire-toxin.