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Ta Pi Mao

Name

Ta Pi Mao (Otter skin and fur)

  1. 獭皮毛
  2. 獺皮毛
  3. Otter skin and fur

The Effect of Ta Pi Mao

Property

Bitter, cool; kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Induce diuresis, remove toxicity, stop bleeding.

Indications

Traumatic bleeding, scalds and burns, haemorrhoids, retained fluid.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~15 g, or stir-baked into charcoal and pounded into pouwder. Proper dosage is for external application. Burn it into ash. Apply the ash on the affected area.