Aluminium, potassium & sodium silicates
This volcanic lava is finely powdered
by Chinese physicians and given for ailments that produce hot phlegm, such as
acute bronchitis and other respiratory tract infections.
This extraordinary, light, volcanic lava results from stone being heated until it is soft.
Then, as it cools, the stone becomes spongy as steam escapes. Pumice stones are widely used cosmetically to remove dead skin and are also used in dentistry.
Aluminium, potassium and
Sedative; expectorant; drives phlegm from lungs; cooling; abrasive.
In Chinese medicine, it is given for any ailment that produces phlegm or sputum,
such as bronchitis, and to encourage urination.