- Talc Powder
- Talci Pulvis
|Medicinal Group||Strangury-relieving diuretic medicinal|
Prepared from mineral of silicates of talcum group, containing mainly hydrated magnesium silicate [Mg3(Si4O10)(OH)3] by sorting, cleaning, pulverizing and drying
|Nature and Flavors||sweet, bland; cold|
|Meridian Affinity||Lung, Stomach, Bladder|
To relieve dysuria, elimainate summer-heat and damp, and arrest discharges and promote healing of sores
Urinary infection, urolithiasis with difficult urination accompanied with burning pain; fidget and thirst caused by summer-damp, diarrhea caused by damp-heat; external use for eczema, sores with exudation, miliaria
- Talc powder is superior to doxycycline in achieving pleurodesis in patients with malignant pleural effusion, in both short- and long-term observations.
Decocted with wrapping
- Kuzdzał J, Sładek K, Wasowski D, Soja J, Szlubowski A, Reifland A, Zieliński M, Szczeklik A. (2003). Talc powder vs doxycycline in the control of malignant pleural effusion: a prospective, randomized trial. Med Sci Monit. , 9(6):PI54-9.