Pungent, neutral and toxic
1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To dispel toxins; 3. To dispel wind and stop pain
1. Convulsions due to high fever or epileptic spasms. Scorpion (Quan Xie) is used with Centipede (Wu Gong) in the formula Zijng San.2. Facial paralysis manifested as deviation of the eye and mouth and incomplete closing of the eyelids. Scorpion (Quanxie) is used with Typhonium tuber (Bai Fu Zi) and White-stiff sikworm (Baijiangcan) in the formula Qianzhen San.3.Tetanus manifested as spasms of the limbs and opisthotonos. Scorpion (Quantui) used with Arisaema tuber (Tian Nan Xing) and Cicada slough (Chan Tui) in the formula wuhu Zhuifeng Can.4.Chrontic convulsions caused by chronic Diarrhea due to deficien-cy of the spleen manifested as spasms of the hands and feet. Scorpion (Quanxie) is used with pilose asiabell root (Dang Shen),White atracty-lodes (Bai Zhu) and Gastrodia buber (Tian Ma).5.Stubborn headache and rheumatic pain. Scorpion (Quanzie) is used with Centipede (Wugong) and White-stiff silkworm (Baijiangcan).
2-5 g ; 0.6-1 g for powder
this substance is toxic and overdosing should be avoided. Use with caution for a person with endogenous wind caused by deficient blood is contraindicated during pregnancy.