Chinese Herb: Can Sha (Silkworm Feces), Excrementum Bombycis Mon
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Chinese Herb: Can Sha (Silkworm Feces), Excrementum Bombycis Mon

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Herbs that Dispel Wind-Dampness

Warm Can Sha (Excrementum Bombycis Mon)
Channels:
LIV, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Excrementum Bombycis Mon
Chinese:
蚕沙
Tone Marks:
cán shā

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Dispels Wind and Damp
    For muscles aches and pain associated with Wind and Damp in the extremities. For itchy skin and eczema.
  • Transforms Turbidity and Dampness, Harmonizes the Stomach
    For vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, abdominal pain, borborygmus and calf spasms due to Turbid Damp in the Middle Jiao.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • None Noted

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 5-10 grams in decoction (Chen)
  • 4.5-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)

Chinese Herb Notes

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This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

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