of Typhonium giganteum Engi., family Araceae.
Rhizome ovate or elliptical, 2-5 cm long, 1-3 cm in diameter. Surface
white, with annular striae and fibrous root scars, apex with stem scars.
Fracture surface white, and faririaceous. Acrid and sweet in taste, warm
in nature, toxic, and attributive to spleen and stomach channels.
1. Deprive dampness, expel wind-phlegm and relieve spasm: For dizziness
due to wind-phlegm, migraine, apoplexy due to accumulation of phlegm,
and distortion of the face.
Eliminate toxic material and disperse lumps: For scrofula and snake bite
(internal and external use).
Exerting sedative and antituberculotic effects.
External use: Appropriate amount.