Chan Tui, Cicada Molting (Slough), Periostracum Cicadae

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Chan Tui, Cicada Molting (Slough), Periostracum Cicadae

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Cicada
Chinese Name: Chan Tui 蝉蜕
Latin Name: Cicadidae
Other Name: Periostracum Cicadae, Cryptotympana, Cicadidae, Cicala, Cicale, 知了
Origin: Anhui, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
This herb is common in formulas for eczema and measles. It is very useful for recalcitrant eczema. It is often used in childhood diseases. It is used to treat opacity of the eyes. It can be used alone with rice-based liquor to treat mild tetanus. It is also said to treat convulsive diseases. It is one of the main remedies for tetanus, corneal opacity and allergic and pruritic skin conditions. It was once used for delayed labor and expulsion of afterbirth therefore use caution during pregnancy. Some sources say that this herb cools the Lungs and Liver, stops itching, soothes the throat and stops Liver Qi Stagnation. It is especially appropriate for weak patients who cannot withstand normal exterior releasing methods.

It is an absolutely indispensable herb to protect the eyes of children with pox and sores. It works to protect the eyes only before the rash erupts. This herb has been shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Both Chan Tui and Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can eliminate Wind, release spasms and are often combined to treat headache, swollen throat and convulsions due to Wind-Heat in the Lung and Liver channels. Chuan Tui vents rashes and reduces superficial visual obstruction while Jiang Can transforms Phlegm and disperses clumping. Cicada Abdomen Chan Du with the front legs removed is better for clearing Wind-Heat.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  蝉蜕,中药名。其全形似蝉而中空,稍弯曲。长约100px,宽约50px。表面黄棕色,半透明,有光泽。头部有丝状触角1对,多已断落,复眼突出,颈部先端突出,口吻发达,上唇宽短,下唇伸长成管状。胸部背面呈十字形裂片,裂口向内卷曲,脊背两旁具有小翅2对;腹面有足3对,被黄棕色细毛。腹部钝圆,共9节。体轻,中空,易碎。无臭,味淡。功能:宣散风热、透疹利咽、退翳明目、祛风止痉。
性味
  味甘、咸,性凉。
归经
  归肺、肝经。
功效
  疏散风热,利咽开音,透疹,明目退翳,息风止痉。
主治
  用于风热感冒,温病初起,咽痛音哑,麻疹不透,风疹瘙痒,目赤翳障,急慢惊风,破伤风证,小儿夜啼不安。
相关论述
  1、《本草纲目》:“蝉,主疗皆一切风热证,古人用身,后人用蜕,大抵治脏府经络,当用蝉身;治皮肤疮疡风热,当用蝉蜕。”
  2、《药性论》:“治小儿浑身壮热惊痫,兼能止渴。”
  3、《本草衍义》:“治目昏翳。又水煎壳汁,治小儿出疮疹不快。”

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