Tu Bie Chong (Wingless Cockroach) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Tu Bie Chong
English Name: Wingless Cockroach

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Breaks up and drives out blood stasis - wide variety of blood stasis such as abdominal masses and amenorrhea, numb and swollen tongue due to blood stasis.
  • Renews joints, sinews, bones - contusions, fractures, lacerations.

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 3-6g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Avoid During Pregnancy

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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