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Furnace Soil

Zao Xin Tu
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Zao Xin Tu (Furnace Soil)

  1. Zao Xin Tu
  2. 灶心土
  3. 伏龙肝
  4. 竈心土
  5. 伏龍肝

The Effect of Furnace Soil


Pungent, warm; spleen and stomach meridians entered.


Warm the middle energizer, dry dampness, arrest vomiting and stop bleeding.


Vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematemesis, urine with blood, regurgitation, nose bleeding, hematochezia, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, morbid leucorrhea, sores, Hyperemesis gravidarum.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 15~30 g, or made into powder. It should be wrapped during decocting. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.


It is contraindicated for yin and blood deficiency and vomiting and regurgitation due to heat syndrome.