Magnetitum ( 磁石 ) ...Chinese Herb...
Pinyin Mandarin Name
Common English Name
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.
Cautions in Use