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Pulvis Conchae Anodontae

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Bang Fen (Powdered Shell of Freshwater Mussel)

  1. Bang Fen
  2. 蚌壳粉
  3. 蚌蛤灰
  4. 蚌粉
  5. Anodonta clam shell-powder
  6. 蜃灰
  7. 蚌殼粉
  8. 蚌殼灰
  9. 蚌壳灰

The Effect of Pulvis Conchae Anodontae


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


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


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.