Abalone Shell

Common Names:  Haliotis diversicolor Shell, Concha holytides, Abalone Shell   
Botanical Name:  Haliotis diversicolor shell
Other Names: Concha Haliotidis
Pin Yin Name:  Shi Jue Ming
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.  Abalone shell should be given with caution to patients with indigestion or cold in the spleen and stomach caused by insufficiency.

Abalone Shell Benefits & Information
Abalone shell is commonly reconized due to it's iridescence color.  Shi Jue Ming has properties that mimic the sympathetic nervous system.  It has antipyreteic sedative and anit-hypertensive  properties.  It also has antibiotic properties. Abalone pacifies the liver and subdues the yang.  It clears liver heat and benefits vision. 

Abalone Shell Channels / Meridians: Liver
Abalone Shell Properties: Salty, Cold
Naturally Occurring Chemical Components in Abalone Shell:  alanine, choline, iron, serine, glutamic acid, phosphate, magnesium, vitamin E, vitamin B

Herbs that Combine with Abalone Shell:

Sheng Di Huang      Bai Shao      Mu Li      Xia Ku Cao      Gou Teng,    Jue Ming Zi     Ju Hua 


References:  alternativehealing.org, herbpathy.com