The droppings of the larvae in the second to third dormancy stage ofBombyx
mon L., family Bombycidae.
The sample appearing as short-rounded or spheroidal, surface coarse, deep
green, 1-2 mm in size. Sweet and acrid in taste, warm in nature, and attributive
to liver, spleen and stomach channels.
1. Expel wind and dampness: For arthralgia of wind-dampness type, general
pain due to dampness stagnating in the channel, itching of wind-orgin
2. Regulate the stomach energy and expel dampness: For dampnessretention
syndrome with vomiting, diarrhea, colic or even spasm of the calf.
Decoction: 3-10g (wrapped with cloth on boiling).