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Haematitum

HAEMATITE, NATIVE BROWN IRON OXIDE, IRON ORE

 

This naturally occurring iron ore, in the form mixed with red clay, is given by Chinese doctors for a range of symptoms, including biliousness, dizziness, headaches, hiccups, and nausea and vomiting.

 

A common mineral and one of the main sources of iron since ancient times, haematite comes in crystals of iridescent charcoal grey, or mixed with red clay in clusters of kidney-like shapes.

 

PARTS USED

Clay version.

 

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Iron.

 

ACTIONS

Helps liver function; astringent; tonifies blood; suppresses nausea and vomiting.

 

MEDICINAL USE

Chinese physicians use it for biliousness and symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), hiccups, nausea and vomiting, and to stop bleeding.

 

PREPARATIONS

Powder.

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