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Pericarpium Papaveris

Yin Su Qiao
Yin Su Qiao #

Name

Yin Su Qiao (Pericarpium Papaveris)

  1. Ying Su Qiao
  2. 罌粟殼
  3. Ying Su Ke
  4. Mi Qiao
  5. 米殼
  6. 罂粟壳
  7. 米壳

The Effect of Pericarpium Papaveris

Property

Sour, astringent, neutral, slightly toxic; lung, large intestine and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Astringe intestine to relieve diarrhea, astringe lung to relieve cough, alleviate pain.

Indications

Chronic diarrhea and dysentery, chronic cough due to lung deficiency, abdomen and stomach pain, joint pain.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g. Roasted with honey for relieving cough, stir-baked with vinegar for relieving bleeding and pain.

Cations

With a tendency of addiction, it is contraindicated in case of early stage of cough, diarrhea and dysentery of excess heat.