fermented seeds of Glycine max (L.) Merr., family Leguminosae.
prepared seeds elliptical, somewhat compressed, shrunken, and black in
colour, soft, acrid, sweet and slightly bitter in taste, cold in nature,
and attributive to lung and stomach channels.
1. Expel the exogenous evils from the body surface: For common cold of
wind-heat type, used together with Flos Lonicerae, Herba Mentbae, etc.;
and with Bulbus Aliji Fistulosi for wind-cold type.
2. Get rid of vexation: For later stage of febrile diseases with chest
upset and restlessness.