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He Shi

He Shi
He Shi #

Name

He Shi (Fructus Carpesii)

  1. Common Carpesium Fruit
  2. 鶴虱
  3. 鹤虱
  4. Fructus Carpesii

The Effect of He Shi

Property

Bitter, pungent, neutral, slightly toxic; spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Expel parasites and promote digestion.

Indications

Parasitic abdominal pain and infantile malnutrition.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, appropriate dose for external application.

Cations

Prohibited for pregnant women.