This shell has great significance in Ayurved. If water is stored in the shell it gains amazing medicinal properties and with it several physical defects can be cured.
1. Store some water overnight in this shell and the next morning rub the water on your skin. This cures all skin problems.
2. Store water in the shell for 12 hours. Then rub it on white spots on the skin. Do this regularly. After some days the white spots shall disappear and healthy skin shall reappear.
3. At night fill the shell with water and in the morning add some rose water to it. Then wash your hair with the mixture. This shall keep the hair black and healthy. The hair of the eyebrows and the beard too could be turned black thus.
4. If you suffer from stomach related problems or if there is a wound in the intestines, then early in the morning drink a spoonful of water kept in the shell for 12 hours. This shall cure the problem.
5. Mix water kept in the shell for 12 hours in ordinary water and early in the morning wash your eyes with it. Doing this regularly for some time shall cure all eye related problems. The eyes become perfectly healthy and one need not even wear spectacles in the future.
This shell is said to represent Goddess Lakshmi. Hence keeping this shell at home in one's place of worship helps one gain the blessing of the Goddess.