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Xi Shuai

蟋蟀
蟋蟀 #

Name

Xi Shuai (Chinese Cricket)

  1. 蟋蟀
  2. Chinese Cricket
  3. Gryllus Chinensis

The Effect of Xi Shuai

Property

Pungent, salty, warm, toxic; kidney and bladder meridians entered.

Actions

Promote diuresis and break blood.

Indications

Edema, difficult urination, lithangiuria, ascites due to cirrhosis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 2~6 ones or stir-bake it to make powder.

Cautions

It is contraindicated to pregnant women and weak people.