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
1. To stop bleeding.
2. To release stagnation.
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