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Xuan Jing Shi

玄精石
玄精石 #

Name

Xuan Jing Shi (Gypsum vitreum)

  1. 玄精石
  2. Gypsum vitreum

The Effect of Xuan Jing Shi

Property

Salty, cold; kidney meridian entered.

Actions

Clear heat and tonify yin.

Indications

Sore throat, swelling and pain of eye, polydypsia due to high fever, overabundance of yang leading to deficiency of yin.

Dosage and Administrations

Decoct 3~15 g. Smash it when using. It should be decocted first.

Cautions

It is contraindicated in case of deficiency cold in spleen and stomach.