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Ji Zi

Ji Zi
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##Name

Ji Zi (Hen's Egg)

  1. 鸡子
  2. 雞蛋
  3. 雞卵
  4. 雞子
  5. 鸡蛋
  6. 鸡卵
  7. Hen's Egg
  8. Egg

The Effect of Ji Zi

Property

Sweet, neutral; lung, stomach and spleen meridians entered.

Actions

Nourish yin and moisten dryness, tonify blood and prevent abortion.

Indications

Hot eyes, sore throat, thrist after delivery, scalds, dysentery, cough caused by dryness, celostomia, threatened abortion, restlessness.

Dosage and Administrations

It can be eaten raw or taken after mixing with boiling water, or made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application.

Contraindication

It is contraindicated in case of phlegm and retained fluid and indigestion.