Hua Shi - Damp: Promote Urination and Relieve PUD


Hua Shi (Talcum)
- Little "Excess Flower" needed baby powder
When Little "Excess Flower" played in the summer heat and drank decaf coffee she developed a bad rash so her mom applied baby powder.

Her mom got pregnant (cc: pregnancy) despite her husband's (cc: spermatorrhea) and (cc: SP qi deficiency) and (cc: depleted fluids due to warm-febrile or excessive urination)

English Name: talc
Pharmacuetical Name: Talcum
Properties: sweet, bland, cold

  Explanation of Key Words in this story...
de-caf coffee promotes urination; clears DH from the BL
summer heat clears summer heat
baby powder absorbs dampness from skin (eczema, heat rash)


      Hua Shi Actions and Indications
  • Promotes urination, clears DH from the bladder (damp heat lin; stony lin)
  • Clear summer-heat (fever; irritability, thirst, diarrhea; heat in qi level with dampness)
  • Absorbs dampness from skin (topical use for damp skin lesions: eczema, heat rash, atheletes foot)
  • (cc: pregnancy)
  • (cc: SP qi deficiency)
  • (cc: spermatorrhea)
  • (cc: depleted fluids due to warm-febrile or excessive urination)
    Special Notes:
  • Taken internally, Hua Shi protects the stomach lining from gastritis, suppresses nausea and vomiting, and reduces absorption of toxins in the digestive tract.

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