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Oyster Shell (Concha Ostreae) - 牡蛎 (mǔ lì)

Oyster Shell (Concha Ostreae) - 牡蛎 (mǔ lì)

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English Name: Oyster Shell (Concha Ostreae), Mu Li

Chinese Name: 牡蛎/牡蠣

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

  • Acts on the meridians of liver and kidney
  • Basic functions are to calm the liver and suppress yang, tranquilize with its heavy nature, soften hardness to dissipate stagnation, and induce astringency.

Caution: Contraindicated in cases of high fever due to excess with an absence of sweating. Overdose may lead to indigestion or constipation 

Recommended dosage is from 15 to 30 grams in decoction, pills or powder. 

Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

LOOSE, WHOLE HERBS MAY VARY FROM PICTURES DUE TO ITS NATURAL FORM AND CUT. BAG PACKAGING MAY ALSO DIFFER AS WE SOURCE FROM MULTIPLE SOURCES TO ENSURE WE HAVE PRODUCT ON HAND. ALL WILL HAVE LABELS INDICATING SCIENTIFIC NAME, CHINESE NAME, AND WEIGHT.

Disclaimer & Precautions: Statements and descriptions have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body.

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