Wu Gong (Centipede)
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Wu Gong (Scolopendra)——Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing (Shen Nong’s Herbal)
Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Hubei provinces and so on in China.
Smell and taste
Slight smell of fish, special terrible smell, pungent and slightly salt taste.
Dried, long body, red head, reddish brown legs, blackish green body, intact and flat abdomen.
Inserted bamboo piece into the head and tail of Wu Gong to make the polypides keeping straight, then dried; unprocessed or baked, or stir-baked with liquid then in powder.
Pungent, warm, toxic; liver meridian entered.