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Mother of Pearl, also known as Pearlwort, is a medicinal herb used to treat skin conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, and rashes. It is also believed to reduce inflammation, boost the immune system, and improve overall skin health.



1. It can reduce inflammation, helping to soothe skin irritation and reduce redness.

2. It can boost the immune system, helping to fight off infections and other ailments.

3. It can improve overall skin health, helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and blemishes.



  • While mother of pearl is sometimes used in traditional medicine practices, its medicinal uses have not been extensively studied, and there may be potential contradictions or side effects that are not yet known.

  • Mother of pearl is sometimes used as a calcium supplement, but it can also contain heavy metals and other contaminants that can be harmful if ingested in large amounts.

  • Mother of pearl can cause an allergic reaction in some people, particularly those with shellfish allergies.

  • The use of mother of pearl during pregnancy or breastfeeding has not been studied, and it is not known whether it is safe to use during these times.


Tastes Like:

Mother of Pearl has a mild, slightly salty taste. It is often used as a seasoning in cooking, adding a subtle flavor to dishes.




The best way to prepare Mother of Pearl is to grind it into a powder and add it to recipes. It can also be taken as a supplement in pill or capsule form, or steeped in hot water to make a tea.

Mother of Pearl (Zhen Zhu Mu)

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