E JIAO (阿胶)

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E JIAO (阿胶)

Asini Corii Colla (阿胶) is the solid glue prepared from the dried or fresh skin of Equus asinus Linnaeus, family Equidae.

Other name 
Kao-Nang-La (Thai name), Ejiao (Chinese name), Donkey-hide Glue

Macroscopic character
Rectangular, square piece or small piece, brown to dark-brown, lustrous. Texture hard and fragile, fracture lustrous, fragment brown and translucent when looking against the light. Odor, slight; taste, slightly sweet.  

Important cultivation area
Shandong, Henan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Hebei provinces.

Processing method
Eliminate foreign matters.

Traditional Chinese Medicine action
Sweet; neutral. Enter lung, liver and kidney channels. Nourish blood, replenish yin, moisten dryness, and stop bleeding.

Usage and dosage  3-9 g, break into pieces and dissolve in boiling decoct.

* Contraindication and precaution *

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