Spina Gleditsiae

Spina Gleditsiae is also named Zao Jiao Ci , 皂角刺, Chinese Honeylocust Spine, 皂刺, Zao Ci
Zao Jiao Ci
Zao Jiao Ci


Zao Jiao Ci (Chinese Honeylocust Spine)


Pungent, warm; liver and lung meridians entered.


Counteract toxic pathogen, expel wind, resolve swelling and expel pus.


Lprosy, sores and boils, tinea and retained placenta.

Dosage and administration

Decoct 3~9 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, decocted with vinegar or pounded into powder for applying.