Coral

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What other names is Coral known by?

Calcium Carbonate Matrix, Calcium de Corail, Corail, Corail de Mer, Corail Marin, Coral Calcium, Coralline Hydroxyapatite, Espèce Goniopora, Espèce Madrepora, Goniopora species, Madrepora species, Marine Coral, Matrice de Carbonate de Calcium, Porites species, Sea Coral.

What is Coral?

Coral is the skeletal structure of a marine animal. It makes up coral reefs.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Use as a surgical replacement for bone in orthopedic (bone), neurosurgical (head), periodontal (dental), and other kinds of surgery.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Calcium supplement; treating multiple sclerosis; treating and preventing cancer, heart disease, and other chronic health problems.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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