Properties: PUNGENT, BITTER – WARM
Dosage: 6 – 12g. Betel Nut
Meridian LARGE INTESTINE, STOMACH USED ALONE 120g. (Areca Seeds)
-kills parasites – tape worms, pinworms, round worms, blood flukes, helps expel bodies of worms as well
-promote movement of Qi, reduce stagnation
– drains down and unblocks bowels, food accumulation, abdominal distention, constipation, tenesmus
– damp phlegm and malarial disorders
Properties: SWEET – NEUTRAL Dosage:30 – 60 g.
Pumpkin Seeds Meridian LARGE INTESTINE, STOMACH
-expel parasites, alleviate pain – tape worms, round worms, schistosomiasis
-benefit post partum fluid metabolism – post partum hand and feet swelling, aids in lactation
Properties: SWEET – WARM Dosage: 4.5 – 12g.
Rangoon Creeper Fruit Meridian SPLEEN, STOMACH
-kills parasites, – roundworms
-strengthen spleen – dissolve accumulation – nutritional impairment, abdominal distention, poor appetite, weakness
Properties: BITTER – COLD/TOXIC Dosage: 6 – 15g.
China Tree Root Bark Meridian LIVER, SPLEEN, STOMACH
(Melia Root Bark) -kills parasites – roundworm, hook worm, pin worm and vaginal trichomonas infection
-topically – tinea infections