Chinese Medicines

Chinese Medicines Originated from Animals and Metals

Biological namesApplicationsOrigin
Colla Corii AsiniIt is used for a variety of conditions including bleeding, dizziness, insomnia and a dry cough.Animal origin from donkey
Colla Cornu Cervi, Cornu Cervi DegelatinatumSupporting Yang, invigorating the circulation of blood, getting over the tiredness, and diminishing swellingAnimal origin from deer
Faeces TrogopteroriInvigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis and alleviates pain. Transforms Stasis and stops bleedingAnimal origin from squirrel
Concha Ostreae Pacify liver and subdue yang, soften hardness and dissipate nodulation, astringe and arrest dischargeOyster Shell
Endoconcha SepiaeTreatments of gastric and duodenal ulcer, bleeding and perforation caused by ulcer, asthma, leg ulcers, and bleeding after pulling out a tooth and nasal surgeryCuttlefish Bone
Os DraconisCalms the Spirit, sedates fright, and settles anxiety. Inhibits sweeting and secures the essence.Heavy metal in nature, from calcined skeleton fossil
Concha MargaritiferaCalmining the liver-yang and checking exuberance of Yang, clearing liver-heat, improving vision, reliving palpitation and tranquilizing.Pearl Shell
Ootheca MantidisTonifies the Kidneys, assists Yang, retains Jing and astringes urineMantis Egg-Case