Marguerite Concha ( 珍珠母 ) ...Chinese Herb...

Latin Plant Name

Margaritaferae, Concha

Pinyin Mandarin Name

Zhen Zhu Mu

Common English Name

Mother-of-Pearl

Part of Plant Used

Whole shell

Nature

Cold

Taste

Sweet, salty

Meridians Entered

Liver, Heart

Common Usages

This herb is used in formulas to treat dizziness, vertigo, ringing in the ears, acid stomach, cataracts, insomnia, seizures, or night blindness.

Traditional Usages and Functions

Pacifies Liver, brightens eyes, and calms Spirit.

Common Formulas Used In

Concha Marguerita and Ligustrum.

Processing Required

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Remarks

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Cautions in Use

Use cautiously where there is a sensation of coldness in the abdomen.



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