Hai Fu Shi
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ChineseNutrition.org:

Hai Fu Shi in TCM:


Factoids:
English Name: pumice
Pharmacuetical Name: Pumice
Properties: salty, cold
Explore the properties of Hai Fu Shi according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):


Temperature: cold
Channels: LU
Flavors: salty
Regulates: clears heat, resolves phlegm, reduces swelling

Actions / Indications:
  • Clears LU heat; Dissolves phlegm (phlegm stagnation, heat in LU; thick sputum difficult to cough out; bloody sputum)
  • Softens Hardness; Dissipates phlegm nodules (scrofula; phlegm-fire nodules)
  • Promotes Urination (stones, bloody or stony PUD)
  • (cc: cough due to deficient cold)
  • (cooking: CRUSH and cook first)