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Shell of Sword Bean

Dao Dou Ke
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Dao Dou Ke (Pericarpium canavaliae)

  1. Dao Dou Ke
  2. 刀豆壳
  3. Pericarpium canavaliae
  4. 刀豆殼

The Effect of Shell of Sword Bean


Sweet, neutral; spleen and stomach meridians entered.


Harmonize middle energizer, direct qi downward, dissipate blood stasis and invigorate blood.


Regurgitation, prolonged dysentery, hiccup, pharyngitis, amenorrhea.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g. Stir-bake it into charcoal and grind for powder to sprinkle for external application.