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Hedgehog Skin

Ci Wei Pi
Ci Wei Pi #

Name

Ci Wei Pi (Hedgehog Skin)

  1. Ci Wei Pi
  2. Corium Erinacei Seu Hemiechianus
  3. 刺猬皮

The Effect of Hedgehog Skin

Property

Bitter, astringent, neutral; stomach, large intestine and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Direct qi downward to alleviate pain, cool blood and stop bleeding.

Indications

Regurgitation and vomiting, abdominal pain, hernia, anus fistula, spermatorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~10 g, or grind into powder, 1.5~3 g or made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated to pregnant women.