Niu Huang - Extinguish LV Wind
HT, LV (.2-.5g)

Niu Huang - New Yellow (curtains)
When the doctors found Betty in the toxic desert she claimed to have been abducted by aliens from the VAPOR swamps where she developed spasms and tremors. Her nurse found that hanging some New Yellow Curtains in her hospital room would extinguish wind and calm tremors.

The doctors found out later than she was a pregnant (cc: pregnancy) and with a weak stomach (cc: SP/ST deficiency) so they told her to stop eating ice since its (cc: not for use when no heat excess in evident). The doctor recommended synthetic ice cubes instead (note: synthetic form is often used)

English Name: cattle gallstone, beozar
Pharmacuetical Name: Calculis Bovis
Properties: bitter, cool

   Explanation of Key Words in this story...
toxic desert clears heat; relieves toxicity
abducted by aliens... VAPOR swamps opens orifices; vaporizes phlegm
extinguish wind and calm tremors extinguishes wind; calms tremors


      Niu Huang Actions and Indications
  • Extinguishes wind; stops tremors (spasms, tremors, convulsions with high fever due to heat entering LV; LV fire creating internal wind)
  • Opens orifices; vaporizes phlegm (delrium or coma due to warm febrile or hot diseases with hot phlegm obstructing the pericardium; wind-stroke; convulsions, seizures)
  • Clears heat; relieves toxicity (red, swollen and painful or ulcerated throat; sores, carbuncles, boils, wide variety of hot swellings, topical or internal use)
  • (cc: pregnancy)
  • (cc: SP and ST deficiency)
  • (cc: not for use when no heat excess is evident)
  • (note: synthetic form is often used, non-synthetic must be CRUSHED and ground into a powder)
    Special Notes:
  • often used with jie geng and ma huang to open LU qi to dispel lingering factors

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