The Effect of Xanthium sibiricum
Bitter, pungent, cold, slightly toxic; lung, spleen and liver meridians entered.
Dispel wind-heat, remove toxicity and kill parasites.
Nebula, sores and boils, skin itch, dizziness, hot eyes, leprosy, wind syndrome of head, arthralgia caused by dampness.
Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 6~12 g, or made into paste, powder and pills, or pounded into juice.
Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying or decocted for washing.
It is contraindicated to weak people. Avoid eating pork with the medicine.