CHUAN WU
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Radix Aconiti Preparata

Nomenclature

CHUAN WU
川烏製
Radix Aconiti Preparata
Other Names

Aconiti Preparata


Properties:

Acrid Bitter
Heart / HT Liver / LR Spleen / SP


Dosage and Toxicity

Extremely Toxic
1.5 - 4.5 gm


Functions

Dispels wind, disperses cold, and relieves pain (Bi Pain)
Reduces swellings and treats abscesses and lesions (Yin Sores)
Treats unconsciousness caused by phlegm stagnation (Rare)
*incompatible with bei mu, ban xia, gua lou shi, bai ji, and ban lian, do not use with alcohol


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Footnotes: Contraindicated in pregnancy or heat,
Cook for a minimum of one hour before adding other herbs

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