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Chuan Shan Jia Pangolin Scales - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Chuan Shan Jia Names

  • English Name: Pangolin Scales
  • Pinyin Name: Chuan Shan Jia

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Chuan Shan Jia Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Disperses blood stasis, unblocks menses, promotes lactation - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, insufficient lactation due to blood stasis.
  • Reduces swellings and promotes discharge of pus - abscesses and boils (topically).
  • Expels wind-damp from the channels.


Chuan Shan Jia Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g




Chuan Shan Jia Appears In 1 Formula

Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan

  • Immortals Formula For Sustaining Life
    • Generally for short-term use with early stage heat toxins - sores, carbuncles, boils, styes, acne. ¬†Swollen and painful skin lesions with other heat signs (chills/fever).¬†
    • Breast abscesses, mastitis.
    • Uses for rheumatoid arthritis and/or psoriasis with the right underlying diagnosis.
    • Internal abscesses from blood stasis.
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity
  • Cautions
    • Generally not for long-term use.
    • Use with caution with spleen qi deficiency.
    • Avoid with yin fire.



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