Pinyin: e jiao/e zhu (cu)

ENGLISH NAME: Donkey-hide gelatin

LATIN NAME: Asini Corii Colla

Pinyin: e jiao/e zhu (cu)

Properties: sweet, neutral
Channels Entered: Lung, Liver, Kidney

CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS
1. Tonifies Blood and Stops Bleeding
2. Nourishes Yin and Moistens the Lung



DOSAGE
5 to 10 grams in decoction.

CAUTIONS I CONTRAINDICA TIONS

Because E Jiao is sticky, it is contraindicated in patients with Spleen and Stomach deficiencies that manifest as loose stools, diarrhea, or poor appetite.

E Jiao should not be used for patients with phlegm or damp accumulation.