The testa of Arachis hypogaea L., family Leguminosae.
The testa appearing as small thin slice, reddish to purple-red, with testa
vascular bundles. Brittle in texture. Sweet and astnngent in taste, mild
in nature, and attributive to lung, spleen and liver channels.
Stop bleeding by astringing bleeding and enrich blood: For various kinds
of superficial and internal bleeding, such as hemoptysis, hematemesis,
epistaxis, hemafecia, hematuria, traumatic bleeding and purpura; also
for bleeding due to hemophilia, aplastic anemia and thrombopathy.
Inhibiting fibrinolysis, promoting thrombocytopoiesis and shortening the
Ampoule (injection of testa Arachidis Hypogaeae): 24 ml IM once or twice