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Mo Shi Zi

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Name

Mo Shi Zi (Aleppo Gall)

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  3. Aleppo Gall

The Effect of Mo Shi Zi

Property

Bitter, warm; lung, spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Astringe the lung to relieve cough, astringe to check diarrhea.

Indications

Chronic cough, chronic diarrhea, toothache, unhealing wound.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application. Pounded into powder for applying.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of early stage of diarrhea, stagnation of damp-heat.