Blister Beetle is the dried body of Mylabris phalerate
Pallas or Mylabris cichorii Linnaeus (Fam. Meloidae).
To eiminate blood
stasis and masses, to induce blisters and to cauterizeulcers.
Mass in the abdomen, cancer, chronic tinea, scrofula, vegetation,
abscess difficult to burst, malignant sore and slough.
after processing or used for making pills or powders; for
external use, appropriate quantity to be ground into powder
or steeped into wine or vinegar or preparing for ointment
for topical application in limited areas.
Very toxic. Be cautious for oral administration.
Contraindicated in pregnancy .