Mu Li - Oyster Shell - TCM Herb Pictures
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Also Known As: Oyster Shell Calcium
Mu Li Properties: SALTY, ASTRINGENT - COOL Dosage: 15 – 30g.
-calms spirit – palpitations, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia
-benefits Yin, anchors floating Yang – irritable, H/A, tinnitus
-prevents leakage of fluids due to deficiency
-softens hardness, dissipate nodules – lumps, scrofula, goiter
-absorbs acidity – stomach pain, sour taste in mouth
Calcium Is Good For:
Orally, calcium is used for treatment and
prevention of hypocalcemia, osteoporosis, rickets, and latent tetany.
It is also used orally for hypoparathyroidism, osteomalacia, premenstrual
syndrome (PMS), leg cramps associated with pregnancy, and reducing
the risk of colorectal cancer. Calcium is also used orally for diarrhea
and rectal epithelial hyperproliferation following intestinal bypass,
reducing excess fluoride levels in children, hypertension, and high
low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. Calcium carbonate is used
orally as an antacid. Calcium carbonate and calcium acetate are
also used orally as phosphate binders in renal failure.
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