【Flavor and Meridian tropism】Salty , slightly cool. Meridian Tropism in Liver and Stomach.
【Functions and Indication】Free menstruation and promote lactation, disperse swelling and expel pus, dispel wind and free the network vessels. For treatment of abdominal mass and menstrual block, breast milk stoppage, swollen welling-abscesses and toxin sores, joint impediment pain, numbness and hypertonicity.
【Administration and Dosage】5-9g, crush it for use.
【Precautions】Not recommended for pregnant women.
【Characteristics】It is a Class II protected animal in China, with operations licensed by the Ministry of Forestry. It first appeared in the Supplementary Records of Famous Physicians written by Tao Hongjing. It has been widely used in clinical practice for its lactation-promoting effect. It is also used to treat strokes, chest impediment and heart pain for its blood-quickening and bind-dissipating as well as wind-dispelling and network vessel-freeing effects. It can be ground into powder before being taken with rice wine or warm water. According to modern pharmacological studies, vinegared pangolin scales have good antiplatelet effect.
【Promotion Recommendation】It can be used by the department of Obstetrics and Neurology.
【Quality Standard】Beijing Processing Standard of Traditional Chinese Medicines 2008 Edition