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Magnetite - Ci Shi


Magnetite - Ci Shi photo: E. Reninger

In the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica, Ci Shi belongs to category of herbs that calm the spirit.

Taste: acrid, salty
Temperature: cold
Channels Entered: Kidney, Liver

(1) Anchors and calms the spirit.
(2) Nourishes the Kidneys, augments the Liver, improves hearing & vision.
(3) Helps the Kidneys grasp qi.

Also Known As:

Common Name: Magnetite; Loadstone
Pharmaceutical: Magnetitum
Botanical: Magnetitum

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