Monday, September 12, 2016

Chinese Medicine Herbal Therapy - Popular Chinese Herbs - Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)

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          Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)

Mu Li is also known as oyster shell. The salty, neutral, slightly cold, and non toxic herb has been used in TCM to treat dizziness and blurry vision, swelling in the lymphatic glands, organ prolapse etc., as it Soothes the Liver; controls ascending Yang due to Yin Deficiency, resolves masses, softens masses, preserves Body Fluids, etc., by enhancing the functions of liver and kidney channels.

1. Calcium carbonate
2. Calcium phosphate
3. Calcium sulfate
4. Magnesium
5. Aluminum
6. Silicon,
7. Ferric oxide
8. Etc.

Health Benefits
1. Bone mass
In the examination of the effect of Chinese herb medicine compound on bone lose in rats under 3 weeks simulated weightlessness, and to observe the synergistic action of other ingredients in the compound on calcium, Bone mass of posterior body lose significantly, with mechanical property significantly decrease in rats after 3 weeks simulated weightlessness. Chinese herb medicine compound is effective to prevent the change of bone. Simple calcium supplement can not prevent simulated weightlessness induced bone loss, therefore other ingredients in the compound may perform synergistic action to calcium (Concha Ostreae prepared by acetic acid)(1).

2. Substitute for the herb Os Draconis
In the summarized drug properties of Os Draconis and Ostreae Concha. Dr. Zhang H, and the research team at Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine indicated that the source of Os Draconis (Longgu) has been greatly limited along with implementation of the regulation on the protection of fossils from January 1, 2011. Fingding substitute for Os Draconis becomes an urgent problem. The two herbs, Os Draconis and Ostreae Concha were usually compatible application in the clinical treatment since they possess similar chemical components and pharmacological activties. In term of these researches, Ostreae Concha may be substitute candidate for Os Draconis(2).

3. Etc.

Side Effects
1. No not use in case of weakness as a result of Yin or kidney deficiency with no symptoms of heat.
2. Do not use the herb in newborn, children or if you are pregnant or breast feeding without forst consulting with the related field specialist.
3. Etc.

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