La Jiao (Cayenne pepper)
The Effect of La Jiao
Pungent, hot; heart and spleen meridians entered.
Warm the spleen and stomach, dissipate cold, stimulate the appetite and promote digestion.
Diarrhea, vomit, abdominal pain due to cold stagnation, frostbite.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 0.9~2.4 g. Proper dosage is for external application.
It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire and people with cough and eye disease.