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Spina Gleditsiae

Zao Jiao Ci
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Zao Jiao Ci (Chinese Honeylocust Spine)

  1. Zao Jiao Ci
  2. 皂角刺
  3. Chinese Honeylocust Spine
  4. 皂刺
  5. Zao Ci

The Effect of Spina Gleditsiae


Pungent, warm; liver and lung meridians entered.


Counteract toxic pathogen, expel wind, resolve swelling and expel pus.


Lprosy, sores and boils, tinea and retained placenta.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted with vinegar or pounded into powder for applying.