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Han Shui Shi

Han Shui Shi
Han Shui Shi #

Name

Han Shui Shi (Gypsum Rubrum)

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

The Effect of Han Shui Shi

Property

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

Actions

Clear heat and reduce pathogenic fire, resolve swelling.

Indications

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.

Cations

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