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【PROPERTI】acrid, hot, toxic
【CHANNELS ENTERED】heart, kidney , spleen
Restore yang, Improve fire, and Disperse cold.
Being used in: sweating profusely with body temperature dropping; muscle spasm in cholera; instant sweating, afraid of cold in cases of yangxu (yang deficient); pain and cold in chest and abdomen, chronic diarrhea due to pixu (spleen deficient), chronic muscle or joint pain due to wind cold dampness, tightness and pain in joints and muscles; edema and coldness in the lower legs due to shenyangxu (kidney yang deficient).
This is a very toxic herb, especially in raw form.
When using large dosage, to lessen toxicity, soak herb in water till thoroughly wet and simmer herb in water for 4 to 6 hours. But, simmering the herb for long time also can reduce it cardiac stimulating effect.
Do not use if the syndrome is not cold and weak. Ingesting it is fatal if it is re jue syndrome. *
Not to use in case of pregnancy. Not compatible with ban xia, gua lou,
Large dosage may damage kidney and liver.