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Wu Gong

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 05:35 PM
Dispel Wind & Stop Tremors

Pungent, neutral and toxic


1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To Dispel toxins; 3. To dispel wind and stop pain.

1. Acute and chronic convulsions of tetany manifested as spasms, convulsions of the limbs and ophisthotonos. Centipede (Wu Gong) is used with Scorpion (Quan Xie), White-stiff silkworm (Baijiangcan) and Uncaria stem (Gou Teng).2. Stubborn headache and rheumatic pain. Centipede (Wugong) is used with Scorpion (Quanxie), Gastrodia tuber (Tian Ma), White-stiff silkworm (Baijiangcan) and Chuan Xiong rhizome (Chuanxiong).

1-3g; 0.6-1 g for powder

This substance is toxic. Overdosing should be avoided. This substance is contraindicated during pregnancy.

Wu Gong

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