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Mang Cao

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Mang Cao (Poisonous Eightangle)

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  2. Poisonous Eightangle

The Effect of Mang Cao

Property

Pungent, warm, toxic.

Actions

Expel wind and alleviate pain, resolve swelling, dissipate nodulation, kill parasites and relieve itching.

Indications

Sores and boils, abdominal mass, scabies, acute mastitis, scrofula, bromhidrosis, wind syndrome of head, pharyngitis, favus of the scalp, decayed teeth.

Dosage and Administrations

Pounded into powder for applying or decocted for washing or mouthwash. It is for external use , not for oral administration.