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Shui Ta Gan

水獭肝
水獭肝 #

Name

Shui Ta Gan (Otter Liver)

  1. 水獭肝
  2. 水獺肝
  3. Otter Liver

The Effect of Shui Ta Gan

Property

Sweet, warm, slightly toxic; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Tonify yin and eliminate heat, relieve cough and stop bleeding.

Indications

Cough, asthma, night sweat, hemoptysis, night blindness, consumptive disease, hectic fever due to yin-deficiency, hemorrhoidal bleeding.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~6 g, or made into pills or powder.