GUA DI
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Pedicellus Cucumeris

Nomenclature

GUA DI
瓜蒂
Pedicellus Cucumeris
Other Names

Mellon Pedicle''

Cucumeris


Properties:

Bitter
Stomach / ST


Dosage and Toxicity

Toxic
2.5 – 5 gm
powdered- 0.3 – 1.0 gm


Functions

Induces vomiting (hot phlegm accumulation, food retention)
Dispels damp heat causing headache and jaundice (powdered and blown into the nostrils, discontinued once yellow fluids drip from the nostrils)


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