Qi She, Agkistrodon Acutus, Dried Medicine Snake, Long-nosed Pit Viper

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Qi She, Agkistrodon Acutus, Dried Medicine Snake, Long-nosed Pit Viper

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Long-nosed Pit Viper
Chinese Name: Qi She 蕲蛇
Latin Name: Agkistrodon Acutus
Other Name: Agkistrodon, 大白花蛇、棋盘蛇、五步蛇、百步蛇
Origin: Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
Property
Pungent, sweet, warm; liver meridian entered.

Actions
Dispel wind-damp, sooth tendons and activate collaterals, dispel wind to relieve itching.

Indications
A. Arthralgia syndrome due to wind, dampness and cold
With the nature of pungent, warm, moving and unblocking, entering into organs interiorly and extending to muscle and skin exteriorly, it has strong effects of dispelling wind dampness which is rated as "dispelling wind and penetrating bones", and is indicated for all syndromes of arthralgia syndrome due to wind and dampness. Since it excels in soothing tendons and activating collaterals, it is the essential herb for treating obstinate arthralgia due to wind and dampness, persistent unhealing, spasm and pain of joints and insensitive limbs, and often combined with other wind-damp-dispelling herbs, and blood-nourishing and collaterals-unblocking herbs, for instance, Qiang Huo, Dang Gui and Tian Ma, as in Bai Hua She (Qi She) wine from Bin Hu Ji Jian Fang (Collection of Simple Prescription from Pinhu).

B. Hemiplegia due to windstroke
It is also the essential herb for soothing tendons and activating collaterals. For stagnation of qi and blood after windstroke, obstruction of vessels and collaterals, and malnutrition of muscles and skin which is manifested by wry of eye and mouth, hemiplegia, numbness of hands and feet, and dysphasia, it is combined with qi-replenishing and blood-nourishing, collaterals-unblocking and stasis-resolving herbs, such as Huang Qi, Dang Gui and Di Long,etc.

C. Pruritus
It has better actions of dispelling wind to relieve itching, and can be used in treating pruritis caused by various kinds of dermal diseases such as urticaria, neurodermatitis, etc. Other related herbs for dispelling wind, removing dampness or nourishing blood should be combined according to different condition of predominance of pathogenic wind, dampness, or blood deficiency, for example, Jing Jie and Bo He, or Di Fu Zi and Bai Xian Pi, or Dang Gui and He Shou Wu, etc. In addition, it also has the action of stopping convulsions, and can be used in treating spasm and convulsions due to acute or chronic infantile convulsion and tetanus, and often combined with other wind-extinguishing and convulsion-stopping herbs.

Dosage and Administrations
Decoct 3~9g; or ground into powder and take l.5~3g orally for each time, twice to three times a day; or used in pill, soaked in wine.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  蕲蛇,中药名。为蝰科动物五步蛇Agkistrodon acutus(Guenther)的干燥体。多于夏、秋二季捕捉,剖开蛇腹,除去内脏,洗净,用竹片撑开腹部,盘成圆盘状,干燥后拆除竹片。
性 味
  味甘、咸,性温。
归 经
  肝经。
功 能
  有祛风,通络,止痉的功效。
主 治
  用于风湿顽痹,麻木拘挛,中风口眼斜,半身不遂,抽搐痉挛,破伤风,麻风,疥癣。
相关配伍
  1、风湿顽痹,中风半身不遂。本品具走窜之性,性温通络,能内走脏腑,外达肌表而透骨搜风,以袪内外之风邪,为截风要药,又能通经络,凡风湿痹证无不宜之,尤善治病深日久之风湿顽痹,经络不通,麻木拘挛,以及中风口眼斜,半身不遂者,常与防风、羌活、当归等配伍,如白花蛇酒。(《濒湖集简方》)
  2、小儿惊风,破伤风。本品入肝,既能祛外风,又能息内风,风去则惊搐自定,为治抽搐痉挛常用药。治小儿急慢惊风、破伤风之抽搐痉挛,多与乌梢蛇、蜈蚣同用,如定命散。(《圣济总录》)
  3、治疥癣,可与荆芥、薄荷、天麻同用,如驱风膏。(《医垒元戎》)
相关论述
  1、《雷公炮炙论》:治风。引药至于有风疾处。
  2、《开宝本草》:主中风湿痹不仁,筋脉拘急,口面喎斜,半身不遂,骨节疼痛,大风疥癞及暴风瘙痒,脚弱不能久立。
  3、《本草纲目》:能透骨搜风,截惊定搐,为风痹、惊搐、癞癣、恶疮要药,取其内走脏腑,外彻皮肤,无处不到也。

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