Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit is the dried sterile fruit of Gleditsia
sinensis Lam. (Fam. Leguminosae).
To dispel phlegm,
to restore consciosness, and to reduce nodulation and cause
the subsidence of swelling.
Loss of consciousness in stroke and epilepsy; sore
throat, dyspnea and cough with phlegm difficult to spit out;
constipation; external use for subcutaneous pyogenic infections.
to be used in making pills or powders; for external use, appropriate
quantity to be ground into powder for blowing into nostrils
to induce sneezing or for topical application after mixed
Contraindicated in pregnancy and patients with
hemoptysis or hematemesis.