Pinyin: cao dou kou
English Name: Katsumadai
Latin Name: Aloiniae Katsumadai Semen
Properties: acrid, warm, aromatic
Channels Entered: Spleen, Stomach
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Warms the Middle Jiao, Dries Dampness
3 to 6 grams in decoction.
CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Cao Dou Kou is contraindicated in patients who have yin or blood deficiencies.