Gypsum | 石膏
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Ingredient: Gypsum (shi gao) (Calcium sulfate).
Pin-Yin: Shi Gao
- Gypsum fibrosum
- Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica (Bensky et al.)
- Sweet, acrid, very cold
- Lung, stomach
- Clears heat and drains fire
- Clears heat from excess from the lungs
- Clears stomach fire
- Not recommended for those with a cold from deficiency of the spleen and stomach
- Not recommended for those with a fever from yin deficiency
Commonly Found In:
- Dang Gui & Arctium Formula, Magnolia Flower & Gypsum Formula, Eriobotrya & Ophiopogon Formula, Gypsum Combination, Bupleurum & Pueraria Combination