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Zhu Sha

Zhu Sha
Zhu Sha #

Name

Zhu Sha (Cinnabaris)

  1. Chen Sha
  2. 辰砂
  3. Cinnabaris
  4. 朱砂

The Effect of Zhu Sha

Property

Sweet, cold, toxic; heart meridian entered.

Actions

Induce sedation and tranquilization, clear heat and relieve toxicity.

Indications

Unsteadiness of heart mind, insomnia, palpitation; convulsions, epilepsy; sores and ulcers, sore throat, sores on the oral mucosa.

Dosage and Administrations

Used in powder or pills, 0.1~0.5 g.

Cations

Prohibited for overdose and taking for a long period of time. Prohibited for calcined.