Rhizoma Typhonii

 

Source
Rhizome of Typhonium giganteum Engi., family Araceae.

Characteristics
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.

Indication
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.
2. Eliminate toxic material and disperse lumps: For scrofula and snake bite (internal and external use).

Pharmacological Action
Exerting sedative and antituberculotic effects.

Administration Decoction: 3-6g.
External use: Appropriate amount.


   

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