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Xiong Can E

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Name

Xiong Can E (Male silkworm moth)

  1. Male silkworm moth
  2. 雄蚕蛾
  3. 雄蠶蛾

The Effect of Xiong Can E

Property

Salty, warm; liver and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Reinforce the liver and kidney, secure essence and tonify yang.

Indications

Impotence, spermatorrhea, urine with blood, gonorrhea, traumatic injury, ulcer and scald.

Dosage and Administrations

Take the powder, 1.5~5g, or made into pill. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded for applying.

Cations

It is contraindicated in case of yin deficiency with effulgent fire.