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Prepared Salt

Qiu Shi
Qiu Shi #

Name

Qiu Shi (Prepared Salt)

  1. Qiu Shi
  2. Sal Preparatum
  3. 秋石

The Effect of Prepared Salt

Property

Salty, cold; lung and kidney meridians entered.

Actions

Nourish yin and reduce pathogenic fire.

Indications

Cough, gonorrhea, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea with reddish discharge, hemoptysis, sore throat, stranguria due to chyluria, choke by food and regurgitation, fever due to yin deficiency.

Dosage and Administrations

Pill or powder, 4.5~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, pounded into powder for sprinkling.

Cations

It is contraindicated for deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.