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Turtle Carapace Glue

Bie Jia Jiao
Bie Jia Jiao #

Name

Bie Jia Jiao (Turtle Carapace Glue)

  1. Bie Jia Jiao
  2. 鱉甲膠
  3. Glue of turtle carapace
  4. Colla Carapacis Trionycis
  5. 鳖甲胶

The Effect of Turtle Carapace Glue

Property

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

Actions

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

Indications

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.

Cations

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.