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Hu Tao Rou

The Effect of Hu Tao Rou


Sweet, warm; kidney, liver and large intestine meridians entered.


Tonify kidney, warm yang and moisten intestine.


Cough and dyspnea due to lung and kidney deficiency, soreness and limpness in lumbar and knees, spermatorrhea, frequent urination, dryness in intestine and constipation.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 10~30 g, applied with peel for relieving cough and dyspnea, without peel for moistening to smooth stool.


It is contraindicated in cases of yin deficiency with effulgent fire, cough and loose stool due to phlegm-heat.