The attractive greeny-grey
crystals of this mineral are prescribed by Chinese physicians for
inflammation, cramp, and colic. The powdered mineral is taken as pills or a
A handsome green, actinolite crystals are common throughout the world. They can be
opaque, translucent, or glassy.
Complex silicate of calcium,
magnesium, and iron.
Tonic; reduces muscle tension and spasm.
Chinese medicine prescribes actinolite for colic, muscle cramps, prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland), endometritis (inflammation of the womb lining), absence of periods, and impotence.
Powder, pills, decoction.