SHE CHUANG ZI
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Fructus Cnidii

Nomenclature

SHE CHUANG ZI
蛇床子
Fructus Cnidii
Other Names

Cnidii


Properties:

Acrid Bitter
Kidney / KD


Dosage and Toxicity

15 – 30 gm when used externally
3 – 9 gm internally


Functions

Dries dampness, kills parasites, and stops itching (externally)
Disperses cold and dispels wind (internally)
Warms the Kidney / KD and strengthens yang (internally)


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