Pinyin: jiang can (chao)

ENGLISH NAME: sick silkworm (Stir Fried)

LATIN NAME: Stir Fried Bombyx Batryticatus

Pinyin: jiang can (chao)

Properties: salty, acrid, neutral

Channels Entered: Liver, Lung

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Extinguishes Wind, Dispels Phlegm, Stops Tremors and Convulsions

2. Dispels Wind and Stops Pain

3. Eliminates Toxins and Dissipates Nodules

4. Dispels Wind and Relieves Itching

DOSAGE
3 to 10 grams in decoction, 1 to 1.5 grams in powder. Unprocessed Jiang Can is sometimes used to treat rash- es. However, the unprocessed form has a distinct odor that may significantly reduce patient compliance. Therefore, the standard preparation is to dry fry Jiang Can to reduce its odor.