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Mi Tuo Seng

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Name

Mi Tuo Seng (Lithargyrum)

  1. 密陀僧
  2. Lithargite
  3. Lithargyrum

The Effect of Mi Tuo Seng

Property

Salty, neutral, pungent, toxic; liver and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Dry dampness, kill parasites, astringe the wound, prevent corrosion and remove toxicity.

Indications

Unhealing ulceration, burns and scalds, eczema, aphtha, scabies, body odor, brandy nose, tinea versicolor.

Dosage and Administrations

Take the powder, 0.3~0.9 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is incompatible with Lang Du and it is contraindicated to weak people with deficiency cold.