Fruiting Body Of Comphali (Lei Wan)

雷丸

Omphalia (Leiwan)

Pharmaceutical Name: Omphalia

Botanical Name: Omphalia lapidescens Schroet.

Common Name: Omphalia

Source of Earliest Record: Shennong Bencao Jing

Part Used: The fungus is gathered in spring, autumn and winter. It is cleaned, dried in the sun and, finally, pounded into powder. It is also made into pill form.

Natural Properties & Taste: Bitter, cold and slightly toxic

Meridians: Stomach and large intestine

Therapeutic Effects:
To kill parasites

Indications & Combinations : Hookworm and roundworm. Omphalia (Leiwan) is used with Areca seed (Binglang) and Chinaberry bark (Kulianpi).

Dosage: 6-15 g

By |2015-04-07T00:49:51+00:00January 1st, 2015|Categories: Medicinal Herbs|

About the Author:

Hi, I'm Grace Chen. I’m enthusiastic about Traditional Chinese Medicine, natural healing including Chinese Medicinal Herbs, Acupressure, Qi-Gong, foot massage and more. My passion for herbs had been a lifelong journey beginning as a young girl always been fascinated by my grandfather’s Chinese Herbal Medicine chest, full of amazing goodies helping people get well. To chase my dreams, I created a website, HerbalShop.com to share my passion, my grandfather Dr. Chen’s herbal recipes, interesting new and the translation of the classical Chinese herbal formulas with the world. Hope you enjoy it!