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Rivier Giantarum Rhizome

魔芋
魔芋 #

Name

Mo Yu (Devilstongue)

  1. 魔芋
  2. Rhizoma Amorphophalli
  3. Devilstongue
  4. Mo Yu
  5. 蛇六谷

The Effect of Rivier Giantarum Rhizome

Property

Bitter, pungent, cold, toxic.

Actions

Resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation, remove toxicity and alleviate pain.

Indications

Tumor and tuberculosis of lymph nodes for oral administration; Snake bites, sores and boils for external application.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. It should be decocted for more than 2 hours. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying with vinegar.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to eat the raw drug. Don’t take overdose.