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Xuan Ming Fen

Xuan Ming Fen
Xuan Ming Fen #

Name

Xuan Ming Fen (Weathered Sodium Sulfate)

  1. 風化硝
  2. Feng Hua Xiao
  3. 风化硝
  4. Weathered Sodium Sulfate
  5. 玄明粉

The Effect of Xuan Ming Fen

Property

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

Actions

Purge heat, moisten dryness, soften hardness.

Indications

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.

Cations

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