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Semen Ricini

Bi Ma Zi
Bi Ma Zi #

Name

Bi Ma Zi (Semen Ricini)

  1. Bi Ma Zi
  2. Castor Bean
  3. 蓖麻子

The Effect of Semen Ricini

Property

Sweet, pungent, neutral, toxic; large intestine and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Resolve swelling and draw out poison, unblock stagnation with purgative.

Indications

Sores and boils, scrofula, pharyngitis, constipation.

Dosage and Administrations

Take the pills or stir-baked product. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying on the affected area.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and people with loose stool.