Release the Exterior
Sweet, Bitter, Toxic
Dry-fried to reduce toxicity.
Opens the Nose and Sinuses
Contraindicated during pregnancy, and with blood deficiency causing headache or bi syndrome. Caution=> overdose causes abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Historical texts contraindicate this herb with pork.
3-9g. Do not overdose; toxic side effects were noted with an overdose of 30-100g.