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 Calcitum


Pin Yin: han shui shi
Common name: calcite
Botanical family: (mineral)

Primary action: Drain Fire
Secondary actions: Clear Summer Heat
Temperature: cold
Taste: acrid, salty
Entering Channel: Ht, St, Kd

Actions:
   Drains Fire and relieves Summer Heat; used for high heat effusion (fever) from Summer Heat with thirst and vexation.
   Transforms Dampness and reduces swelling; relieves Cold Damp Leg Qi edema.
   (See Summer Heat ; Summer Heat Collapse (heat stroke) .)

Dosage: 3-10 qian.

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