TCM Materia Medica
The TCM herb "e jiao" which in english is "donkey-hide glue, gelatin", is categorized within the "herbs that tonify blood" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the kidney, liver and lung channels and exhibits neutral (ping) and sweet (gan) taste/temperature properties.
Dosages and preparations will vary according to each individual and the overall approach of a formula, but generally this herb has the following dosage and/or preparation guidelines:
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, e jiao is generally included in the following 4 formulas:
As noted above, e jiao is within the herbs that tonify blood functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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