Succinum

 

Source
The resin of ancient pines buried in the earth for a long time.

Characteristics
The sample appearing as irregular pieces, multi-angular and granular, varying in size. Surface yellowish, yellow-brown, red-brown or dark-brown, and lustrous. Hard in texture. Fracture surface lustrous or as bright as glass. Easily melted when burnt, with a smell of colophony or kerosene-gas, but not melted when cooking with water. Sweet in taste, mild in nature, and attributive to heart, liver and urinary bladder channels.

Indication
1. Tranquilize the mind: For palpitation and restlessness, insomnia and dreaminess, and amnesia, used together with Semen Ziziphi Spinosae and CaUlis Polygoni Multiflori; for acute infantile convulsion and epilepsy, used together with Bombyx Batryticatus and Lumbricus; for mania, used together with annabarzs and Lumbricus, etc.
2. Promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis: For amenia, menalgia, epigastric pain, abdominal mass and trauma with blood-stasis syndrome.
3. Promote diuresis and relieve stranguria: For stranguria complicated by hematuria, stranguria of heat type, urinary stone, and retention of urine.

Pharmacological Action
Sedative and diuretic.

Administration Decoction:
l.5-3.0g; or prepared as pill or powder.


   

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