|Botanical Name:||Omphalia lapidescens Schroet.|
|Source of Earliest Record:||Shennong Bencao Jing|
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:||The fungus is gathered in spring, autumn and winter. It is cleaned, dried in the sun and, finally, pounded into powder. It is also made into pill form.|
|Properties and Taste:||Bitter, cold and slightly toxic|
|Meridian:||Stomach and large intestine|
|Functions:||To kill parasites|
|Indications and Combinations:||Hookworm and roundworm.
*Use with Areca seed (Binglang) and Chinaberry bark (Kulianpi).