Chinese: hua shi
English: talcum powder, talc
Pharmaceutical: Talcum Crystallinum
Properties: Sweet, bland, cold
Standard Substance: Mineral (magnesium silicate)
Note: Talcum powder has been used as a lubricant during massage treatment.
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