Os Tigris

 

Source
The bones of Panthera tigris L. family Felidae.

Characteristics
The bone surface appearing as yellowish white, fine, with oily luster. Cross section hollow in the middle, appearing as spongy-like network. Acrid and sweet in taste, warm in nature, and attributive to liver and kidney channels.

Indication
Expel wind and alleviate pain, strengthen the bones and muscles: For rheumatism and flaccidity of the back and lower extremities caused by deficiency of the cold of the liver and kidney. Recently, its preparation of wine and injection are used for rheumatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Since the tiger bone is a precious drug, the dog and pig bones may be used as its substitutes.

Pharmacological Action
1. Antiarthritic.
2. Analgesic.
3. Decreasing the capillary permeability.

Administration Decoction: 10-15g, or 100-250g of dog or pig bone.


   

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