Ban Mao (Cantharides, Mylabris) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Cantharides, Mylabris
  • Pinyin Name:  Ban Mao
  • Attack toxins, wears away sores - used topically for sores, carbuncles, scrofula.
  • Breaks up blood stasis, disperses clumps - palpable non-moving masses.
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  • Herbs For External Applications

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: .03-.06g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Large Intestine ◦ Small Intestine ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han)

    Contraindication Notes:
    • Avoid During Pregnancy.


    Herbal Formulas Which Include Ban Mao

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Ban Mao (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

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