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Tian Kui Zi

Tian Kui Zi
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Name

Tian Kui Zi (Muskroot-like Semiaquilegia Root)

  1. Radix Semiaquilegiae
  2. Muskroot-like Semiaquilegia Root
  3. 天葵子

The Effect of Tian Kui Zi

Property

Sweet, bitter, cold; liver and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, resolve swelling and dissipate nodulation, promote diuresis.

Indications

Sores and boils, epilepsy, traumatic injury, snake bites, scrofula, haemorrhoid, cough due to lung deficiency, morbid leucorrhea, hernia, stranguria with turbid discharge, infantile convulsion.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into powder, 1.5~3 g, or soaked in wine. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or eye drop.

Cations

It is contraindicated for loose stool and spleen deficiency.