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Mu Bie Zi

Mu Bie Zi
Mu Bie Zi #

Name

Mu Bie Zi (Cochinchina Momordica Seed)

  1. Semen Momordicae
  2. 木鱉子
  3. Cochinchina Momordica Seed
  4. 木鳖子

The Effect of Mu Bie Zi

Property

Bitter, slightly sweet, warm, toxic; liver, spleen and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Reslove swelling, expel toxin and dissipate nodulation.

Indications

Scrofula, sores and boils, tinea, haemorrhoid, rheumatoid arthritis, muscular constriction in bones and tendons.

Dosage and Administrations

Take pills or powder 0.6~1.2 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder with vinegar, or pounded into juice for applying or decocted for washing.