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Weathered Sodium Sulfate

Xuan Ming Fen
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Xuan Ming Fen (Weathered Sodium Sulfate)

  1. Xuan Ming Fen
  2. 玄明粉
  3. 风化硝
  4. Feng Hua Xiao
  5. 風化硝

The Effect of Weathered Sodium Sulfate


Pungent, salty, cold; stomach, heart, lung and large intestine meridians entered.


Purge heat, moisten dryness, soften hardness.


Red, swollen eyes, sore throat, aphtha, sores and boils, difficulty in defecation, stagnation due to excessive heat.

Dosage and Administrations

Dissolve in decoction, 3~9 g. Proper dosage is for external application, dissolved in water for washing and applying, or puff on the affected area.


It is contraindicated to pregnant women and deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach.