Asini Corii Colla (阿胶) is the solid glue prepared from the dried or fresh skin of Equus asinus Linnaeus, family Equidae.
Kao-Nang-La (Thai name), Ejiao (Chinese name), Donkey-hide Glue
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.
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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