Source The whole body of Eupolyphaga sinensis Walker or Steleophagaplancyi (Boleny)
Producing Areas Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan, Henan
Properties Salty, Cold and Slightly toxic
- Promotes blood flow, removes blood stasis
Relieves pain, amenorrhea due to blood stasis, abdominal pain due to stasis after delivery.
- Heals fractured bones, injured muscles and tendons
Keep in dry and well-ventilated place.
Protect from moths and oil seepage.
Usage and Dosage
3–10 g is used in decoction for oral use; 1–1.5 g in powder. May be used in pills and powder.
Contradindicated for pregnant women.
Description of Quality Herb
Has a complete shape and is purplish brown in colour.