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Sanguis Trionycis

Name

Bie Xie (Soft-shelled turtle blood)

  1. 鳖血
  2. 團魚血
  3. 鱉血
  4. Bie Xie
  5. 团鱼血
  6. Soft-shelled turtle blood

The Effect of Sanguis Trionycis

Property

Sweet, salt, neutral; liver meridian entered.

Actions

Tonify yin, clear heat, activate blood and dredge meridians.

Indications

Rectocele, facial paralysis, hypochondriac pain, low-grade fever caused by yin deficiency, hectic fever caused by consumptive disease.

Dosage and Administrations

Drink the fresh, 20~100ml, or made into pills. Proper dosage is for external application, applying on the affected area.