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Shi Jue Ming

About Abalone Shell (Shi Jue Ming)

Abalone shell is commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to help with conditions such as vertigo, dizziness, blurred vision, headaches, computer eyes, and to improve visual acuity. Nutrients in the abalone shell are iron, choline, serine, magnesium, silicate, glutamic acid, and phosphate (to name a few). Abalone shell has the properties of salty and cold in traditional Chinese medicine. This herb is associated with the liver meridian. Its functions are to pacify the liver and subdue yang, and to clear fire in the liver.

Abalone shell has also been shown to have an anti-coagulant effect in rabbits. It is often combined with other herbs to make powerful herbal formulas in alternative medicine.   

Properties

  • Salty
  • Cold
  • Liver
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Headaches
  • Blurred Vision

Pin Yin Name

  • Shi Jue Ming

Other Names

  • Haliotis diversicolor Shell
  • Concha holytides
  • Abalone

Cautions

  • Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. 

How to Use

Capsules Cooking & Spices 

Abalone shell is often ground up and put into capsules for easy consumption. Click here to learn how to save money by making your own capsules!

Quality

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