Deerhorn is the ossified antler, or antler base which dropped
off in the next spring after the pilose antler is cut, of
Cervus elaphus Linnaeus or Cervus nippon Temminck
(Fam. Cervidae), commonly known sa "malujiao (red deer
antler)", "Meihualujiao (sika deer antler)",
"Lujiao tuopan (dropped disk of antler )" respectively.
To warm the kidney
and strengthen the tendons and bones, and to promote blood
circulation and cause subsidence of swelling.
Impotence, seminal emission, back pain with cold sensation;
chronic ulcers and sores; mastitis at early stage marked by
congestion, swelling and pain.