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Zao Jiao Ci

Zao Jiao Ci
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Name

Zao Jiao Ci (Chinese Honeylocust Spine)

  1. Spina Gleditsiae
  2. Zao Ci
  3. 皂刺
  4. Chinese Honeylocust Spine
  5. 皂角刺

The Effect of Zao Jiao Ci

Property

Pungent, warm; liver and lung meridians entered.

Actions

Counteract toxic pathogen, expel wind, resolve swelling and expel pus.

Indications

Lprosy, sores and boils, tinea and retained placenta.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted with vinegar or pounded into powder for applying.