Pinyin: cao dou kou

English Name: Katsumadai

Latin Name: Aloiniae Katsumadai Semen

Pinyin: cao dou kou

Properties: acrid, warm, aromatic

Channels Entered: Spleen, Stomach

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
Warms the Middle Jiao, Dries Dampness

DOSAGE

3 to 6 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS
Cao Dou Kou is contraindicated in patients who have yin or blood deficiencies.