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Xiong Dan

中药 Xiong Dan
中药 Xiong Dan #

Name

Xiong Dan (Bear Gall)

  1. Fel Ursi
  2. 熊膽
  3. Bear Gall
  4. 熊胆

The Effect of Xiong Dan

Property

Bitter, cold; liver, gallbladder, spleen and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Clear heat and relieve spasm, improve the eyesight and kill parasites.

Indications

Jaundice due to damp-heat, nebula, pharyngitis, anal fistula, boils, chancre, pinworm and roundworm, infantile malnutrition, diarrhea due to summer-heat and damp, epilepsy due to heat disease, urine with blood, nasal eczema.

Dosage and Administrations

Take pill or powder, 0.2~0.5 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying or eye drop application.

Cations

Its effect can be weakened by Fang Ji, Di Huang.