INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Omphalia
Common English: Omphalia Fruiting Body
Mylitta
Thunderball Fungus   
Herbs that Expel Parasites
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Cold
Slightly Toxic
Large Intestine
Stomach
Powders and Pills: 4-60g Do not decoct
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Kills Parasites

Roundworms and tapeworms

Childhood nutritional impairment or abdominal pain due to parasites

Topically for tinea infections

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Use caution for those with parasitic infestations along with Spleen or Stomach Deficiency.
  • Excessive use can lead to infertility.
  • Long-term use injures Yin in both men and women.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
  • Antagonizes Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi
Fr. Quisqualis
Shi Jun Zi

or

Fr. Quisqualis
Shi Jun Zi

Fr. Carpesii
He Shi
Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Sm. Torreyae
Fei Zi

Fr. Chebulae
He Zi
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Bai Zhu
Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli
Ji Nei Jin
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang

Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Sm. Pharbitidis
Qian Niu Zi
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang
CX. Meliae
Ku Lian Pi

Childhood nutritional impairment and the pain associated with intestinal parasites

Abdominal pain, parasites, a wan complexion, emaciation, and chronic diarrhea accompanying childhood nutritional impairment

Intestinal parasites

  1. This herb descends and drains to clear Damp-Heat while also killing parasites and reducing childhood nutritional impairment.
  2. This herb operates by directly destroying the parasites.