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Shan Ci Gu

Shan Ci Gu
Shan Ci Gu #

Name

Shan Ci Gu (Indian Iphigenia Bulb)

  1. Rhizoma Pleionis
  2. 山茨菇
  3. 山慈菇
  4. 山慈姑
  5. Indian Iphigenia Bulb

The Effect of Shan Ci Gu

Property

Sweet, slightly pungent, cold, slightly toxic; liver, stomach and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation, resolve phlegm and remove toxicity.

Indications

Sores and boils, snake and insect bites, sore throat, scrofula, lyssodexis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or pounded into juice, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into juice for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated for weak people.