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Walnut Shell

核桃壳
核桃壳 #

Name

Hu Tao Ke (Walnut Shell)

  1. 胡桃壳
  2. 核桃壳
  3. 胡桃殼
  4. Hu Tao Ke

The Effect of Walnut Shell

Property

Bitter, astringent, neutral.

Actions

Stop bleeding, check diarrhea, dissipate nodule, kill parasites and relieve itching.

Indications

Uterine bleeding, chronic diarrhea, scabies, acute mastitis, malaria, dysmenorrhea, tinea manus.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or stir-baked into charcoal and pounded into powder, 3~6 g each time. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted for washing.