English: Three Minerals Decoction
Also Known As: Three Stones Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Talcum Hua Shi 9g Releases Summeheat and resolves Dampness.
Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao 15g Clears Heat in the Qi Stage, drains Fire, relieves irritability and quenches thirst.
Glauberitum Han Shui Shi 9g Expels Summerheat.
With Hua Shi and Shi Gao, for Summerheat with high fever, thirst and irritability.
Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren 9g Stops cough, calms wheezing, moistens the Intestines and unblocks bowels.
Caul. Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru 6g Clears Heat and transforms Hot Phlegm.
Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua 9g Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity, vents and disperses External Wind-Heat and clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao.
Succinum Faecalis Aureus * Jin Zhi one wine glass Strongly clears Heat and resolves toxicity,
(Fol. Isatidis) (Da Qing Ye) (9-30g) (May substitute for Jin Zhi.)
(Rz. Coptidis) (Huang Lian) (1.5-10g) (May substitute for Jin Zhi.)
Medulla Tetrapanacis Tong Cao 6g Promotes urination, resolves Dampness and clears Heat.
  • Clears Heat (with acrid cooling herbs)
  • Transforms turbidity (with aromatic herbs)
  • Qi-Stage Summerheat and Warm pathogen disorders with Heat Flooding the San Jiao
  • Phlegm-Heat
  • Fever
  • A red face
  • Focal distention
  • A stifling sensation in the chest
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and slippery
  • P: Soft and Rapid
  • Serve warm.
  • * Succinum Faecalis Aureus Jin Zhi, is made by putting loose human stool in a clay pot and sealing it. It is then buried for three years and consumed. This substance is the clear water in the clay pot. At present it is not used.