Fruiting Body Of Comphali (Lei Wan)


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

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