Salty and astringent in flavour, slightly cold in nature,
it acts on the heart, liver and kidney channels. This drug
is salty, cold in flavour and heavy in nature. It has
effects of suppressing the sthenic Yang and traquilizing,
similar to dragon¡¯s bone. With the effects of benefiting
Yin and clearing heat away, its effect of the suppressing
sthenic Yang is strengthed. It has the action of softening
and dissolving hard masses. This drug is often used in
symptoms of dizziness and insomnia due to excess of Yang
and deficiency of Yin, and scrofula and subcutaneous
Suppressing the sthenic Yang and trnquilizing, astringing,
softening and dissolving hard masses.
insomnia, dreaminess, amnesia due to excess of Yang. It is
often used with drugs of suppressing liver-yang and
transquilizers, such as dragon¡¯s bone, cinnabaris, white
peony root , magnetitum, etc. If those symptoms are due to
deficiency of Qi and blood and poor nourishing of heart
and mind, it is often used with drugs of nourishing the
heart and tranquilizers, such as Semen Ziziphi spinosae,
Semen Biorae, Radix Ginseng, Poria, and so on.
2. For vertigo,
headache, irritability due to hyperactivity of liver-yang,
it can be used together with drugs of calming the liver
and suppressing sthenic Yang such as Flos chrysanthemi,
Radix achyranthis bidentatae, Radix cyathulae, Margarita,
Os oraconis fossilia and so on. Symptoms occurring in the
late stage of febrile disease caused by worn out true Yin
and asthenic wind stirring inside. It is often used with
medicines of nourishing Yin and calming wind, such as
plastrum Testudinis, carapax Trionycis, colla corii Asini,
Radix Rehmanniae as in Bolus for Eudogenous Wind-Syndome.
3. For the
treatment of spontaneous sweating, night sweating,
metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, leukorrhagia, spermatorrhea,
it can be used respectively with drugs of benefiting vital
energy and strengthening superficies, nourishing Yin and
astringing sweat, relieving metrorrhagia and leukorrhagia,
strengthening the kidney and astringing spermatorrhea to
supporting the healthy energy and relieving both the
primary and the secondary symptoms.
4. For treatment
of scrofula and subcutaneous nodules, it is often used
with Radix Scrohulariae, Bulbus Friticlariae for softening
and dissolving hard masses, dissipating scrofula, as in
Scrofula-Eliminating Pill. It is also used for treatment
of mass in the abdomen.
Besides, this drug
has action of neutralizing acidity and analgesia. It can
be used to relieve stomachache and acid reguritation.
crushed before using and decocted earlier than other
herbs. For astringing, it should be used calcined. For
other purposes, it should be used unprepared.
convenience of customers, we offer the
Shell (mu li) as
the quick-dissolving granule made through modern
sachet is equivalent to raw herb 20 grams.
The dosage is for
adults, one sachet each time, twice a day. Please
put the granule into a cup, then put 50-100ml
boiling water into the cup and stir it with spoon.
You will get some tea, drink it when it is luke-warm.
For children, the dosage should be reduced according
to the weight.
Air ship 50 sachets of Oyster
Shell (mu li)
in the form of quick-dissolving granule for your
personal use now at $57.00.
If you would like to
order this raw herb, please go to
the order form.