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Chinese Herbs

Shi Gao

Shi Gao

[aka: or Gypsum]

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The most important herb to clear internal heat, especially in the qi and yang ming levels.

Clears heat, drains fire (heavy, descending) - high fever with no chills, excessive thirst, sweating, flooding and big pulse (the "4 bigs"), irritability, red tongue with yellow coat.

Clears excess lung heat - cough, wheezing, fever, thick yellow sputum.

Clears blazing stomach fire - headache, toothache, painful and swollen gums.

Topically for eczema, burns, ulcerated sores; may also be taken internally.

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