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Zhu Ti Jia

猪蹄甲
猪蹄甲 #

Name

Zhu Ti Jia (Pig's toenail)

  1. 猪蹄甲
  2. 豬蹄甲
  3. Pig's toenail

The Effect of Zhu Ti Jia

Property

Salt, slightly cold; stomach and large intestine meridians entered.

Actions

Resolve phlegm, relieve asthma, remove toxicity and promote tissue regernation.

Indications

Anal fistula, hernia, periappendicular abscess, chiblain, favus of the scalp, asthma with cough.

Dosage and Administrations

Stir-bake it into charcoal, and then pound ito powder. 3~9 g of the powder is for oral taking, or made into pills and powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.