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Meng Shi

Meng Shi
Meng Shi #

Name

Meng Shi (Vermiculite Schist Seu)

  1. 礞石
  2. Vermiculite Schist Seu

The Effect of Meng Shi

Property

Salty, neutral; lung and liver meridians entered.

Actions

Eliminate phlegm down and direct qi downward, pacify liver and relieve convulsions.

Indications

Dyspnea and cough due to stubborn phlegm, convulsions due to phlegm-heat, epilepsy, mania.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 6~12 g. Smash and decoct first or make pill and powder.

Cations

Prohibited for deficiency of stomach and spleen, chronic infantile convulsive disease and the pregnant women.