Names Of Chan Tui


Chan Tui TCM Herb - Materia Medica

  • English Name: Cicada Moulting
  • Pinyin Name: Chan Tui
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How Is Chan Tui Categorized?

Chan Tui Functional Category

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Temperature - Taste

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Our Database Has 12 TCM Herbs In The Herbs That Release The Exterior Wind Heat Category

How Is Chan Tui Used Clinically?

Chan Tui Usages and Indications

  • Disperses wind, clears heat - wind-heat with loss of voice, swollen and sore throat.
  • Vents rashes - for early stage of measles with an incomplete expression of the rash.
  • Clears eyes and removes superficial visual obstruction, wind-heat eye problems - red, painful, swollen eyes, blurry vision.
  • Stops spasms and extinguishes wind - childhood febrile diseases in which wind causes convulsions, spasms, delirium or night terrors; tetanus (lockjaw).

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Avoid during Pregnancy.
    • Avoid in cases of exterior deficiency.
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How Is Chan Tui Prepared?

Dosage and Preparation Notes For Chan Tui

  • Dosage: 3-9g

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