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Wu Gong

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

1 TASTE
Pungent, neutral and toxic


2 MERIDIANS
Liver


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


4 INDICATIONS
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).


5 DOSAGE
1-3g; 0.6-1 g for powder


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


Wu Gong

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