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Silkworm Excrement

Can Sha
Can Sha #

Can Sha2
Can Sha2 #

Name

Can Sha (Silkworm Excrement)

  1. Can Sha
  2. 蠶砂
  3. 蠶沙
  4. Wan Can Sha
  5. 晚蠶沙
  6. 蚕砂
  7. 蚕沙
  8. 晚蚕沙

The Effect of Silkworm Excrement

Property

Sweet, pungent, warm; liver, spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind-damp, remove dampness for harmonizing stomach.

Indications

Arthralgia syndrome due to wind-damp; vomiting, diarrhea and spasm of muscle; rubella, eczema, pruritus.

Dosage and Administrations

5~15 g, wrapped with colth and decocted in water. Proper dosage is for topical administration.