Theory

Xi Jiao Rhinoceros Horn - Chinese Herbal Medicine


Xi Jiao Names

  • English Name: Rhinoceros Horn
  • Pinyin Name: Xi Jiao

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Functional Groupings



Xi Jiao Cautions


Xi Jiao Clinical Usages and Indications

  • Clears Heat, Relieves Fire Toxicity, Cools Blood, Arrests Tremors. Erythema, nosebleed, vomiting blood, delirium, convulsions, manic behavior, loss of consciousness.


Xi Jiao Dosage and Prep Notes

  • Dosage: 1-2g




Clinician Notes

Shui Niu Xiao (horn of water buffalo) is used as a substitute. Use 30-120g for decoction.


Xi Jiao Appears In 1 Formula

An Gong Niu Huang Wan

  • Calm The Palace Pill With Cattle Gallstone
    • Resuscitates, clears heat, calms shen, and expels phelgm - coma arising from stroke, convulsions, loss of consciousness.
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat and Open The Orifices
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Do not take this formula when pregnant.



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