Nature: bitter, acrid, neutral
Enters: Liver, Spleen, Kidney
Actions: Eliminates wind-dampness; dispels obstruction from channels and collaterals; promotes urination, reduces edema; treats itching skin lesions and toothaches.
• Wind-damp (heat or cold): Bi syndrome with spasm of tendons (especially in the extremities), soreness of the lumbar region and knees.
• Dampness: superficial edema.
• Gout pain.
• Topical: itching skin lesions – scabies, etc.
• Gargle for toothache due to cavities.