HU GU
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Os Tigris

Nomenclature

HU GU
虎骨
Os Tigris
Other Names

Tiger Bone''

Tigris


Properties:

Acrid
Liver / LR Kidney / KD


Dosage and Toxicity

3 - 6 gm


Functions

Dispels wind, relieves pain and strengthens the sinews and bones (Bi pain with weakness and soreness in the lower back and knees)
Alternately use Zhu Gu (Pig Bone) or Gou Gu (Dog Bone)


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Footnotes: Illegal, Endangered species

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