|Source of Earliest Record:||Jiayou Bencao|
|art Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations:||The ophicalcite stone is burned and ground into powder.|
|Properties and Taste:||Sour, astringent and neutral|
|Functions:||To stop bleeding
To release stagnation
|Indications and Combinations:||1. Vomiting with blood and cough with blood accompanied by blood stagnation.
*Use 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.