Wu Ming Yi – Pyrolusite – Pyrolusitum

Wu Ming Yi

English Name: pyrolusite

Pharmaceutical Name: Pyrolusitum

Medica Category: Substances for Topical Application

Properties: Wu Ming Yi enters the Liver and Kidney channels; it is sweet in nature and neutral in temperature.

What is Wu Ming Yi?:

The Chinese Herb Wu Ming Yi is pyrolusite, a common ore of manganese that is mined throughout China and refined by calcination for use as a topical medicine in TCM.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Therapeutic Actions of Wu Ming Yi:

Wu Ming Yi reduces swelling and pain, stops bleeding, and promotes the generation of flesh and is used topically in TCM to address pain and inflammation associated with traumatic injuries (to include bruises, bleeding, swelling, and fractures).