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Dai Zhe Shi

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 05:28 PM
Calm the Spirit

1 TASTE
Bitter and cold


2 MERIDIANS
Liver and heart


3 FUNCTIONS
1. To pacify the liver and subdue the yang; 2. To conduct rebellious qi downward and stop vomiting; 3. To stop bleeding


4 INDICATIONS
1 Deficient yin of the liver and kidneys and hyperactivity of liver yang manifested as distension and pain in the head and eyes, dizziness and vertigo. Red ochre (Dai Zhe Shi) is used with Dragon bone (Long Gu), Oyster shell (Mu Li), White peony root (Bai Shao), Tortoise plastron (Gui Ban) and Cyathula root (Niu Xi) in the formula Zhengan Xifeng Tang.2. Rebellious stomach qi manifested as vomiting and belching. Red ochre (Daizhenshi) is used with Inula flower (Xuan Fu Hua), Fresh ginger (Sheng Jiang) and Pinellia tuber (Ban Xia) in the formula Xuanfu Daizhe Tang.3. Asthma due to deficiency of the lung and kidneys. Red ochre (Daizheshi) is used with Ginseng (Ren Shen) and Dogwood fruit (Shan Zhu Yu).4. Extravasation of blood by heat manifested as vomiting with blood and epistaxis. Red ochre (Daizheshi) is used with White peony root (Baishao), Bamboo shavings (Zhu Ru) and Arctium fruit (Niu Bang Zi) in the formula Hanjiang Tang.5. Chronic uterine bleeding manifested as dizziness and blurred vision due to deficient blood. Red ochre (Daizheshi) is used with Limonite (Yuyuliang), Red ochre (Daizheshi), Frankincense (Ru Xiang) and Myrrh (Mo Yao) in the formula Zhenling Dan.


5 DOSAGE
10-30 g


6 COUTIONS
This substance should be used with caution during pregnancy.


Dai Zhe Shi

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