TCM Materia Medica
The TCM herb "ge jie" which in english is "gecko", is categorized within the "herbs that tonify yang" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the kidney and lung channels and exhibits neutral (ping) and salty (xian) 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:
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding ge jie:
An expensive herb, primarily used if there are no clear alternatives..
As noted above, ge jie is within the herbs that tonify yang functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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