Han Shui Shi (Calcitum)

Han Shui Shi (Calcitum)

Herb 3 of 14 in Herbs that Drain Fire

Cold Han Shui Shi (Calcitum)
Channels:
HT, ST, KI
Properties:
Spicy, Salty, Cold
Latin:
Calcitum
Chinese:
寒水石
Tone Marks:
hán shuĭ shí
Translation:
Cold Water Stone
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Drains Heat and Fire
    For febrile diseases with thirst, fever, and a yellow tongue coating. Also for Summerheat with the above symptoms.
  • Used for Burns and Sores
    For ulcers in the mouth, to relieve sore throat or swollen tonsils, and used topically for burns and scalds.

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Caution in cases without true heat, or in cases of cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 9-30 grams.

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

The TCM information presented here has been referenced from numerous sources; including teachers, practitioners, class notes from Five Branches University, the following books, as well as other sources. If you have benefited from this information, please consider supporting the authors and their works by purchasing the books below.

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