Theory

E Jiao Donkey-Hide Glue, Gelatin - Chinese Herbal Medicine


E Jiao Names

  • English Name: Donkey-Hide Glue, Gelatin
  • Pinyin Name: E Jiao

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E Jiao Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Tonify blood - dizziness, sallow complexion, palpitations.
  • Stops bleeding - any type.
  • Nourish and moisten yin - irritability and insomnia after febrile disease, dry lung coughs due to yin deficiency or consumption.


E Jiao Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 3-15g




E Jiao Appears In 3 Formulas

Jiao Ai Wan

  • Ass-Hide Gelatin and Mugwort Formula
  • This formula is generally a tonifying agent with herbs to invigorate the blood it is used for excessive menstruation, excessive spotting between periods or bleeding during pregnancy. ¬†Other uses would be uterine bleeding and restless fetus syndrome.

    The Tongue is generally pale with a thin white coat and the Pulse will be thin and frail.

  • Stop Bleeding
  • Tonify and Stop Bleeding
  • Cautions
    • Avoid in cases of beng lou (flooding and spotting) when caused by heat or accompanied with strong heat signs.

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