Ophicalcite (Hua Rui Shi)

花蕊石

Ophicalcite (Huaruishi)

Pharmaceutical Name: Ophicalcitum

Mineral Name : Ophicalcite

Common Name: Ophicalcite

Source of Earliest Record: Jiayou Bencao

Part Used: The ophicalcite stone is burned and ground into powder.

Natural Properties & Taste: Sour, astringent and neutral

Meridians: Liver

Therapeutic Effects:
1. To stop bleeding.

2. To release stagnation.

Indications:
1. Vomiting with blood and cough with blood accompanied by blood stagnation. Ophicalcite (Huaruishi) is used with Notoginseng (Sanqi), Rubia stem (Qiancaotan) and Carbonized human hair (Xueyutan).

2. Hemorrhages caused by external injuries. The powder of Ophicalcite (Huaruishi) can be applied directly, externally.

Dosage: 10-15 g

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