Sea-horse is the dried body of Hippocampus kelloggi Jordan
et Snyder, Hippocampus histrix Kaup, Hippocampus kuda
Bleeker, Hippocampus trimaculatus Leach or Hippocampus
japonicus Kaup (Fam. Syngnathidae).
To warm the kidney and promote virility,
to reduce nodulation, and to induce subsidence of swelling.
Impotence; enuresis; dyspnea in deficiency syndrome
of the kidney; mass in the abdomen; traumatic injuries; external
use for carbuncles and boils.
external use, appropriate quantity to be ground into powder
and applied topically.