The Effect of Toad Skin
Bitter, cold, toxic; heart, lung, spleen and large intestine meridians entered.
Clear heat and remove toxicity, induce diuresis and relieve flatulence.
Swelling and boils, scrofula, tumor, infantile malnutrition and abdominal distension, chronic trachitis.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9 g or made into powder for oral administration. Proper dosage is for external application. Use fresh herb for applying or pound into powder with the dried.
It is contraindicated in case of exterior heat and false flatulence.