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Sang Piao Xiao

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 07:31 PM
Stabilize & Bind

1 TASTE
Sweet, salty and neutral


2 MERIDIANS
Liver and kidney


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To tonify the kidneys and strengthen yang; 2. To control essence and decrease urination


4 INDICATIONS
Deficient yang of the kidneys manifested as seminal emissions, nocturnal enuresis or leukorrhea. Mantis egg case (Sang Piao Xiao) is used with Dragon bone (Long Gu), Oyster shell (Mu Li), Dadder seed(Tu Si Zi)and Psoralea fruit (Bu Gu Zhi).


5 DOSAGE
3-10g


6 COUTIONS
This substance is contraindicated in cases with deficient yin with excessive fire, or heat in the urinary bladder with frequent urine.


Sang Piao Xiao

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