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Colla Carapacis Trionycis

Bie Jia Jiao
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Bie Jia Jiao (Turtle Carapace Glue)

  1. Bie Jia Jiao
  2. 鳖甲胶
  3. Glue of turtle carapace
  4. Turtle Carapace Glue
  5. 鱉甲膠

The Effect of Colla Carapacis Trionycis


Salty, slightly cold; lung, liver and kidney meridians entered.


Nourish yin, supplement blood, abatement of fever and resolve stagnation.


Hot flashes with yin deficiency, malaria, swelling and pain of haemorrhoids.

Dosage and Administrations

Melted by boiled water or millet wine for oral administration, 3~9 g, or made into pills.


It should be used carefully for people with deficiency-cold in spleen and stomach, and those who eat less and have loose stool or pregnant women.