English Name: human urine sediment
Pharmaceutical Name: Urinae Hominis Sedimen
Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Fire-Purging Herbs
Properties: Ren Zhong Bai enters the Liver, Kidney, San Jiao, and Urinary Bladder channels; it is salty in nature and neutral in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Ren Zhong Bai is the powdered sediment of human urine (which contains the minerals and organic salts that act medicinally).
Ren Zhong Bai is used to clear heat, reduce swelling, and stop bleeding in a wide variety of conditions characterized by heat in the upper, middle, and lower burners to address such clinical presentations as sore throat with swelling, nosebleeds, hematemesis, noma, and pulmonary asthenia.