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Cuttlefish Bone (Os Sepiae) - 海螵蛸 (hǎi piāo shāo)

Cuttlefish Bone (Os Sepiae) - 海螵蛸 (hǎi piāo shāo)

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English Name:  Endoconcha Sepiae, Os Sepiae seu Sepiellae (Wu Zei Gu), Cuttlefish Bone, Cuttlebone

Chinese Name: 海螵蛸

Common Uses  in Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

Actions Indications/Syndromes

Restrains, holds in and stops bleeding

A wide variety of bleeding patterns, especially due to Deficiency

Topically as a powder to stop bleeding from traumatic injury

Secures Jing and stops discharge

Nocturnal emissions, premature ejaculation or vaginal discharge due to Kidney Deficiency

It treats vaginal discharge due to a wide variety of causes

Controls acidity and alleviates pain

Stomach acidity with Stomach or epigastric pain, distasteful belching or acid regurgitation

Resolves Dampness and promotes healing (moves Blood)

Powdered and used topically for chronic, non-healing skin ulcers or Damp rashes of long duration



Net Weight: 16 oz / 1 lb

Disclaimer & Precautions: This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Use Chinese herbs or herbal extracts with caution. Professional advice is suggested. In TCM, Chinese herbs are often combined in the context of formulas to enhance each other's desirable action and to minimize any potential side effect. Consult a professional if you are pregnant or are taking any prescription medications or Western medications as it can cause interference or have a strong effect on the body. Loose, whole herbs may vary from pictures due to its natural form and cut. Bag packaging may also differ as we source from multiple sources to ensure we have product on hand. All will have labels indicating scientific name, Chinese name, and weight.

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