Wu Gong (Centipede)

Wu Gong (Centipede)

Herb 9 of 9 in Substances that Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors

Warm Wu Gong (Scolopendra Subspinipes)
Spicy, Warm, Toxic
Scolopendra Subspinipes
Tone Marks:
wú gōng
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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • This herb is considered toxic.
    (while some Chinese herbs are toxic, it must be noted that many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

This herb is considered endangered, toxic, or is illegal in the United States

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