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Xia Ma

虾蟆
虾蟆 #

Name

Xia Ma (Paddy Frog)

  1. 虾蟆
  2. 澤蛙
  3. 蝦蟆
  4. Paddy Frog
  5. 泽蛙

The Effect of Xia Ma

Property

Sweet, cold; spleen meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and remove toxicity, strengthen the spleen and eliminate accumulation.

Indications

Sores and boils, diarrhea, scrofula, aphtha, malnutrition, furuncle.

Dosage and Administrations

It is made into pills and powder for oral taking. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.