Magnetitum ( 磁石 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Name

Magnetitum

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Ci Shi

Common English Name

Magnetic Stone

Part Used

Whole

Nature

Cold

Taste

Acrid

Meridians Entered

Kidneys, Liver

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat various symptoms of irritability including tremors, palpitations, restlessness, insomnia, or convulsions; also used to treat dizziness, vertigo, blurry vision and ringing in the ears (TCM: associated with Liver and/or Kidney imbalance); also has been found useful in treating certain types of asthma.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Settles and tranquilizes Spirit; pacifies Liver and restrains floating Yang; aids Kidneys in grasping Qi.

Common Formulas Used In

Rehmannia and Magnetitum.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

None.



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