TCM Materia Medica
The TCM herb "ji nei jin" which in english is "chicken gizzard's stomach lining", is categorized within the "herbs that relieve food stagnation" functional grouping. It is thought to enter the small intestine, spleen, stomach and urinary bladder 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:
Ji Nei Jin may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored formula (in most cases), to influence the following conditions: bedwetting, gallstones (cholelithiasis) and/or kidney stones (renal calculi)
While it may not always be included depending on the manufacturer or herbalist making the formula, ji nei jin is generally included in the following 1 formula:
As noted above, ji nei jin is within the herbs that relieve food stagnation functional group. All the herbs in this category are listed below.
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