What it does (English):
Dragon bone has a sedation and tranquil effect on the body. It calms the liver and suppresses hyperactivity of liver-yang. Long Gu is used for the treatment of insomnia and manic behavior. It's also used to treat excessive perspiration, night sweats, and chronic diarrhea.
Most often mixed with oyster shell, zizyphus, and biota and is considered very safe.
Clinical Use (Chinese):
Soothes the Liver and subdues Yang, tranquilizes the mind.
Fossilia Ossis Mastodi
Crushed fossilized bones
Sweet and astringent in flavor, slightly cold in property, acts on the Heart and Liver channels.
None at this time
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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat,
cure, or prevent any disease.
Major Herbs of Ayurvedic.
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