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Chan Tui #B1103

Bio Essence Herbal Essentials

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Pin Ying Name: Chan Tui

Chinese Name: 蟬蛻

English Name: Cicada Slough

Latin Name: Cicadae, Periostracum

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Herbs that Release the Exterior: Cool, Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior (Wind-Heat Diaphoretics)
Category
Properties
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Sweet
Salty
Slightly Cold
Cold
Lung
Liver
3-10g
Actions & Indications
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage

Disperses Wind and clears Heat

  • External Wind-Heat especially with loss of voice and a swollen, sore throat

Vents rashes and relieves itching

  • Early stage measles with incomplete expression of the rash

Clears the eyes and removes superficial visual obstruction

  • Eye problems due to Wind-Heat such as red, painful, swollen eyes or blurry vision
  • Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiencies with Liver Yang Rising

Stops spasms and extinguishes Liver Wind

  • Childhood fevers in which Liver Wind causes convulsions, delirium, spasms, terror, tetanus, insomnia or nightmares
Contraindications
  • Use caution for those with Exterior Deficiency.
  • Use caution during pregnancy.
  • Use caution for those with Qi and/or Yin Deficiencies.