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Zhenzhumu (Nacre)---珍珠粉/母

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Zhenzhumu is the shell of Hyripsis cumingii(Lea) and Cristaria plicata (Leach)of Unionidae or Pteria martensii (Dunker),pertaining to Pteriidae. It is collected all the year around. After the flesh is removed, it is washed and dried. The raw form is used or after calcined. It is pounded for administration.

[ Medicinal Properties ]: Salty and cold; relate to liver and heart meridians.

[ Medicinal Efficacies ]: Pacify liver, subdue yang; induce sedation and tranquilization; clear liver and improve vision.

[ Clinical Applications ]: 1. Dizziness and dizzy vision      Zhenzhumu usually treats headache, dizziness, tinnitus, palpitation and insomnia, due to liver yin deficiency with hyperactivity of liver yang, usually combined with Baishao and Shengdihuang; for example, in the Jiayi Guizang Decoction. Also, it treats vexation and bad temper due to liver heat, combined with Gouteng and Xiakucao.

2. Fright palpitations, insomnia, epilepsy, convulsions and spasms          For palpitations, insominia, uneasiness, usually it is combined with Zhusha and Longgu. For epilepsy, convulsion and spasms, it is combined with Tianma and Gouteng.

3. Reddish eyes, nebula and blurred vision        In case of reddish eyes, photophobia and nebula due to liver heat, it is usually combined with Shijueming and Juhua. For blurred vision and  night blindness due to liver insufficiency, it is in combination with  Cangzhu and pig liver of chicken liver. Nowadays, it is usually processed into eye ointment to treat cataract, keratitis and conjuctivitis.

Also it is ground for external application to dry dampness and astringe to treat eczema and itching, and for oral administration to treat gastroduodenal ulcer.

[ Usage and Dosage ]: 10-25g. It is pounded and decocted early when it is used in decoction. Also it is used in pills and powder, as well as externally.

[ Precautions ]: Be cautious with deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach and for pregnant woman.

珍珠母为蚌科动物三角帆蚌Hyriopsis cumingii (Lea)、褶纹冠蚌Cristaria plicata (Leach) 或珍珠贝科动物马氏珍珠贝Pteria martensii (Dunker) 的贝壳。前两种在全国的江河湖沼中均产;后一种主产于海南岛、广东、广西沿海。全年可采,去肉,洗净,干燥。生用或煅用。用时打碎。

       【药性】咸,寒。归肝、心经。        【功效】平肝潜阳,安神,定惊明目。       
 
【应用】        1.肝阳上亢,头晕目眩。本品咸寒入肝,与石决明相似,有平肝潜阳,清泻肝火作用,适用于肝阴不足,肝阳上亢所致的头痛眩晕、耳鸣、心悸失眠等症,常与白芍、生地黄、龙齿等同用,如甲乙归藏汤(《医醇賸义》);治疗肝阳眩晕、头痛者,又常与石决明、牡蛎、磁石等平肝药同用,以增强平肝潜阳之功。若肝阳上亢并有肝热烦躁易怒者,可与钩藤、菊花、夏枯草等清肝火药物配伍。       
 
 2.惊悸失眠,心神不宁。本品质重入心经,有镇惊安神之功。治疗心悸失眠,心神不宁,可与朱砂、龙骨、琥珀等安神药配伍,如珍珠母丸(《普济本事方》);若配伍天麻、钩藤、天南星等息风止痉药,可用治癫痫、惊风抽搐等。       
 
3.目赤翳障,视物昏花。本品性寒清热,有清肝明目之效,用治肝热目赤,羞明怕光,翳障,常与石决明、菊花、车前子配伍,能清肝明目退翳;用治肝虚目暗,视物昏花,则与枸杞子、女贞子、黑芝麻等配伍,可养肝明目;若属肝虚目昏或夜盲者,可与苍术、猪肝或鸡肝同煮服用。现用珍珠层粉制成眼膏外用,治疗白内障、角膜炎及结膜炎等,均有一定疗效。        此外,本品研细末外用,能燥湿收敛,用治湿疮瘙痒,溃疡久不收口,口疮等症。用珍珠层粉内服,治疗胃、十二指肠球部溃疡,有一定疗效。       
 
【用法用量】煎服,10~25g;宜打碎先煎。或入丸、散剂。外用适量。        【使用注意】本品属镇降之品,故脾胃虚寒者,孕妇慎用。       
 
【鉴别用药】珍珠母、石决明皆为贝类咸寒之品,均能平肝潜阳,清肝明目,用治肝阳上亢、肝经有热之头痛、眩晕、耳鸣及肝热目疾,目昏翳障等症。然石决明清肝明目作用力强,又有滋养肝阴之功,尤适宜于血虚肝热之羞明、目暗、青盲等目疾,及阴虚阳亢之眩晕、耳鸣等证;珍珠母又入心经,有镇惊安神之效,故失眠、烦躁、心神不宁等神志疾病多用之。       
 
【古籍摘要】        1.《本草纲目》:“安魂魄、止遗精白浊,解痘疗毒。”       
 
 2.《饮片新参》:“平肝潜阳,安神魂,定惊痫,消热痞,眼翳。”       
 
【现代研究】        1.化学成分:本品含有磷脂酰乙醇胺,半乳糖神经酰胺、羟 基脂肪酸,蜗壳朊,碳酸钙,氧化钙等氧化物,少量镁、铁、硅酸盐、硫酸盐等,并含有多种氨基酸。       
 
 2.药理作用:用珍珠粉给小鼠灌胃,可明显减少其自主活动,并对戊巴比妥钠的中枢抑制有明显的协同作用;珍珠母的硫酸盐水解产物,能增大离体心脏的心跳幅度;珍珠母注射液对四氯化碳引起的肝损伤有保护作用;用珍珠层粉灌胃,对大鼠应激性胃溃疡有明显的抑制作用。       
 
3.临床研究:据报道,用珍珠层膜治疗不同原因引起的口疮,贴上药膜后0.5~1分钟即可出现明显止痛,消炎和促进溃疡愈合作用(海洋药物,1984,4:43);用珍珠母液压缩结扎治疗痔核313例,近期有效率为100%(湖北中医杂志,1983,5:26)。另有用珍珠母等治疗高原性血管性头痛、老年性白内障、溃疡病等。       

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