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Ingredient Name : Mytilus margaritiferus

Arabic Name : Loo’loo’

Chinese Name : Zhen zhu

English Name : Pearl

French Name : Perle

German Name : Perle

Hindi Name : Moti

Kashmiri Name : Moti

Latin name : Mytilus margaritiferus

Persian Name : Marwareed

Sanskrit Name : Mukta

Urdu Name : Marwareed

Recommended Dosage: 500 mg to 1 g fine powder (mehlool); Calx. (Bhasma/Kushta) : 30 mg.

Contraindication: Pearls have no known warnings or contraindications.

Description

According to ancient texts and records pearl has been used for medicinal purposes for over 5000 years. It is antacid, aphrodisiac, a powerful cardiac tonic, mood elevator and highly stimulant. Other medicinal virtues ascribed to pearl are antiaging, emetic, laxative, nutritive and sedative. It is a rich source of calcium and is useful in heartburn, bilious affections, low fevers and checks burning micturition. It is also used as a cerebral tonic in nervous diseases, in leucorrhoea, spermatorrhoea and impotence as well as in general debility.

The Calx. (Bhasma) is useful in cough, phthisis and asthma. Its chief use is in low fevers giving rise to burning sensation in the eyes, palms and soles. It reduces the yellowish tinge in the conjunctivae and in the urine due to low fever and checks the burning during micturition. It is also used as a cerebral tonic in nervous disease as chronic headache, epilepsy and other convulsive attacks. It is used in piles also, in leucorrhoea and spermatorrhoea and impotence. The powder is one of the ingredients in numerous Indian preparations used for potency, heart problems consumption etc. pearl powder is a rich source of calcium with self assimilation properties. All the illness due to the calcium deficiency is easily covered by it. It is very useful for the eyes as it keeps the mind cool, blood pressure within the normal limits, digestive system in perfect order and improves vision.