Ground Beetle

Source The whole body of Eupolyphaga sinensis Walker or Steleophagaplancyi (Boleny)

Producing Areas Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hubei, Hunan, Henan

Properties Salty, Cold and Slightly toxic

Channels Liver


  • 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.