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Li Ke

Name

Li Ke (Shell of Chestnut)

  1. 栗壳
  2. 栗殼
  3. 栗子殼
  4. Shell of Chestnut
  5. 栗子壳

The Effect of Li Ke

Property

Sweet, astringent, neutral.

Actions

Calm the adverse rising-energy, promote the secretion of saliva, resolve phlegm and relieve cough, clear heat, dissipate nodule, stop bleeding.

Indications

Nose bleeding, whooping cough, cough with excessive phlegm, diabetes, scrofula, hematochezia, mumps, vomiting, gastric disorder causing nausea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 30~60 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.