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Aconite Root, wild, treated - Cao Wu
Aconite Root, wild, treated - Zhi Cao Wu
Aconiti Dunezoffi Szechuanensis Radix, treated
Aconite should be used cautiously. It is used* in small doses, when appropriate, for facial paralysis, joint pain, gout, finger numbness, cold hands and feet, inflammation, painful breathing and fluid in the space surrounding the pleurisy, certain heart problems (pericarditis), fever, skin diseases, and hair loss. Aconite is also used as a disinfectant, to treat wounds, and to promote sweating.
Some people apply aconite to the skin in liniment as a “counterirritant” for treating facial pain, joint pain, and sciatica.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.