INDIVIDUAL HERBS

Pharmaceutical Latin: Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpae
Common English: Elm Cake  (paste made from the fruit of the Stinking Elm)
Ulmus
Herbs that Expel Parasites
Taste Temperature Entering Meridians Dosage
Bitter
Acrid
Warm
(Neutral)
Spleen
Stomach
3-10g
Actions Indications/Syndromes

Kills parasites

Roundworms and tapeworms

Childhood nutritional impairment

Abdominal pain and accumulation due to parasites

Treats tinea infections (topically)

Tinea infections

CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Spleen or Stomach Deficiency.
  • Contraindicated for those with Dry Heat in the Spleen and Lungs.
  • Do not take long-term.
INCOMPATIBILITIES
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS

Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Fr. Toosendan
Chuan Lian Zi
Fr. Quisqualis
Shi Jun Zi

Fr. Chebulae
He Zi
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Bai Zhu
Endo. Corneum Gigeriae Galli
Jin Nei Jin
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang

or

Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Bai Zhu
Endo. Corneum Gigeriae Galli
Jin Nei Jin
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang
Rz. Dioscoreae
Shan Yao

Cx. Meliae
Ku Lian Pi
Fr. Quisqualis
Shi Jun Zi
Sm. Arecae
Bing Lang
Omphalia
Lei Wan
Fr. Carpesi
He Shi

Childhood nutritional impairment associated with intestinal parasites

Abdominal pain, parasites, a wan complexion, emaciation and chronic diarrhea accompanying childhood nutritional impairment

General parasitic infestation

Omphalia
Lei Wan
Resina Toxicodendri
Gan Qi

Rz. Coptidis
Huang Lian

Fr. Anisi Stellati
Da Hui Xiang
Rx. Aucklandiae
Mu Xiang

As a powder with warm water for roundworm infestation with severe pain and vomiting of clear fluids or saliva

Parasitic infestation with rectal prolapse

Parasitic infestation with abdominal Cold

  1. This herb also treats Intestinal Wind with bleeding hemorrhoids, noxious sores, scabies and tinea.
  2. It governs pathogenic Qi in the five Zang organs, disperses perverse Dampness in the skin and bony joints, and transforms Food Stagnation.
  3. One source says that it governs accumulated Cold Qi, pain in the Heart and abdomen due to fixed abdominal masses and eliminates the sensation of crawling insects due to Wind Attack entering the muscles, skin and joints.
  4. It can be used alone for Intestinal parasites manifesting as a pale or sallow face and abdominal pain when eating.