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Tiger bone

Name

Hu Gu (Tiger bone)

  1. 虎骨
  2. Os Tigris
  3. Hu Gu

The Effect of Tiger bone

Property

Pungent, warm; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Dispel wind and alleviate pain, strengthen bones and relieve convulsion.

Indications

Limbs contracture, palpitation, epilepsy, rectocele, anal fistula, arthritis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or soaked in wine, or made into pills and powder.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of blood deficiency with excessive fire.