[source] it is the residue from the stalk of sugarcane, a gramineous plant. See "sugarcane" for plant morphology.
[function indications] for alopecia, carbuncle and swelling.
[usage and dosage] external use: calcined, preserved, powdered, scattered or mixed.
[formula selection] 1. Treatment of infantile alopecia capitis: burning of sugarcane dregs, grinding, mixing with Sapium sebiferum oil, frequent application of dregs. (compendium)
② Treat back gangrene and ulcers, close mouth and grow meat: Sugarcane dregs, dry in the sun, calcine, grind very fine, screen medicine to fill the sore hole, and cover it with plaster. (save the bitter sea)
③ Cure acne: dry sugarcane dregs in the sun, burn real sesame oil into ashes by lighting lamps, mix body fluid evenly, prick silver hairpin and light it. Add pearl oil and rouge for better effect. (collection of compendium)
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