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Names for Chan Tui
Pharmaceutical: Periostracum Cicadae
Botanical: Cryptotympana atrata Fabr. (Cicadidae)
Other names: Chan Yi
Description: Cicada Slough.

Drains Wind-Heat; Promotes the eruption of exanthema; Improves vision; Reduces nebula; Calms Wind; Calms convulsions; ...

Origin of chan tui
South China.;

Preparation of chan tui
The drug is collected in summer and autumn, removed from mud and sand, cleaned, and dried in the sun.;

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