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Toad Skin

Chan Pi
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Chan Pi (Toad Skin)

  1. Chan Pi
  2. 蟾皮
  3. 蟾蜍皮
  4. Cutis Bufonis

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.