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Mu Man Tou

Mu Man Tou
Mu Man Tou #

Name

Mu Man Tou (Climbing Fig Receptacle)

  1. 木饅頭
  2. 薜荔果
  3. Fructus Fici Pumilae
  4. Climbing Fig Receptacle
  5. 木馒头
  6. Climbing Fig Fruit

The Effect of Mu Man Tou

Property

Sweet, neutral; kidney, stomach and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Promote lactation induce diuresis, activate blood and dissipate swelling.

Indications

Deep-rooted boil, carbuncle and swelling, protracted dysentery, chyluria, stranguria, spermatorrhea, colitis with blood, bleeding from hemorrhoids,

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.