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Tung Oil

桐油
桐油 #

Name

Tong You (Tung Oil)

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  2. Tong You

The Effect of Tung Oil

Property

Sweet, pungent, cold, toxic.

Actions

Vomit phlegm and saliva, clear heat and remove toxicity, astringe dampness, kill parasites, moisten the skin and promote tissue regernation.

Indications

Scabies, scalds and burns, ecthyma, chilblain.

Dosage and Administrations

Apply on the affected area or induce vomiting.