Warm Interior and Expel Cold
Acrid, Bitter, Very Toxic
Heals the Skin
Contraindicated during pregnancy, and yin deficiency heat. Incompatible with Ban Xia, Bei Mu, Gua Lou, Bai Lian, Bai Ji and antagonizes Wu Gong. Counteracts Xi Jiao, Lu Dou.
The fresh form of this herb is highly toxic, and can be fatal upon ingestion in high doses. When dried and processed correctly by the manufacturer, and precooked at home, and decocted with Gan Cao and Sheng Jiang, or honey, this herb is no longer highly toxic, but should always be used with caution. Never overdose. Do not drink alcohol while taking this herb.
1.5-4.5g, precooked for 30-60 minutes.
HT, SP, LIV