Bie Jia (Chinese Soft Turtle Shell) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • English Name:  Chinese Soft Turtle Shell
  • Pinyin Name:  Bie Jia
  • Nourish yin, anchor yang - yin deficiency with fever, steaming bone, night sweats, often used when accompanied with internal liver wind symptoms.
  • Invigorate blood, promotes menses, dissipates nodules - chest and flank accumulations causing pain, amenorrhea, malarial disorders with palpable masses, excessive menses due to heat in the blood.
Functional Grouping (See All)
  • Herbs That Tonify Yin

  • Dosage and Preparation Notes
    • Dosage: 9-30g
    Channels/Meridians Influenced (See All)

     ◦ Spleen ◦ Liver

    Associated Temperature and Taste (See All)

     ◦ Cold (Han) ◦ Salty (Xian)



    Herbal Formulas Which Include Bie Jia

    Below you will find Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formulas which contain Bie Jia (in alphabetical order). You May click on the name of the formula for more details or click on any of the products from our store to read usage information or to purchase a particular formula.

    TCM FormulaClinical Functions
    Qing Hao Bie Jia Wan

    Heat at night (nightsweats, sensation of heat) with a sensation of coolness in the early morning/upon waking, no effect on appetite.

    Pulse will be fine and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.

    Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan

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