Meng Shi (Lapis Stone)

Meng Shi (Lapis Stone)

Herb 4 of 12 in Herbs that Relieve Coughing and Wheezing

Neutral Meng Shi (Lapis Micae seu Chloriti)
Channels:
LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Lapis Micae seu Chloriti
Chinese:
金礞石
Tone Marks:
jīn méng shí
Alt Names:
Jin Meng Shi, Qing Meng Shi
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Chinese Herb Actions

  • Descends Qi, Dissolves Phlegm
    For difficult to expectorate phlegm with cough and dyspnea
  • Anchors Liver, Stops Seizures
    For seizures, convulsions and epilepsy with high fever, delirium, unconsciousness and palpitations due to Hot Phlegm in the Liver Misting the Orifices

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Do not use during pregnancy
  • Do not use in children or cases with weak digestion or Qi Deficiency

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • None Noted
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 6-10 grams in decoction, 1.5-3 grams in powder (Chen)
  • None Noted (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas:

References Used

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