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.