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Han Shui Shi

Han Shui Shi
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Han Shui Shi (Gypsum Rubrum)

  1. Mirabilite crystal
  2. Gypsum Rubrum
  3. 寒水石

The Effect of Han Shui Shi


Pungent, salty, cold; heart, stomach and kidney meridians entered.


Clear heat and reduce pathogenic fire, resolve swelling.


Edema, diarrhea, vomiting, erysipelas, scald, gingival hemorrhage, urodialysis, polydipsia, pyreticosis.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 9~15 g, or made into pill or powder. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for applying.


It is contraindicated in case of insufficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.