Boswellia carterii Birdw Fam Burseraceae


Boswellia carterii Birdw. (Fam. Burseraceae) I. Branch with flowers; 2. Calyx; 3. Cross section of flower; 4. Fruit pharmaceutical name Cornu Bubali english name water buffalo horn part used horn flavor, property, and channel tropism

Salty in flavor, cold in property.


Clears Heat and removes Heat in Blood, and removes toxins.

clinical use and major combinations

For febrile diseases manifested as high fever, unconsciousness and spitting of blood, epistaxis and convulsions, mania. This herb has the same functions as Cornu Rhinoceri (Xi Jiao).

dosage and administration

6—15 g, decocted for more than 3 hours before other ingredients.


None noted.

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