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Anodonta clam shell-powder

蚌壳
蚌壳 #

Name

Bang Fen (Powdered Shell of Freshwater Mussel)

  1. Bang Fen
  2. 蚌殼灰
  3. 蚌殼粉
  4. 蜃灰
  5. Pulvis Conchae Anodontae
  6. 蚌壳灰
  7. 蚌粉
  8. 蚌蛤灰
  9. 蚌壳粉

The Effect of Anodonta clam shell-powder

Property

Salty, cold; lung, liver and stomach meridians entered.

Actions

Resolve phlegm and dissipate stagnation, clear heat and dry dampness.

Indications

Sores and boils, leucorrhea, vomiting, stomachache, eczema, cough due to fluid retention.

Dosage and Administrations

Made into pills or powder, 3~6 g. Proper dosage is for external application. Apply it on the affected area.