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E Jiao (Equis asinus)

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E Jiao

Botanical name: Equus asinus
Common name: Donkey-hide gelatin, Ass-hide glue

Family: Equidae
Part used in Chinese medicine:  prepared gelatin

Major Chinese medicine actions:
Tonifies Liver blood, stops bleeding, nourishes essence,
moistens Lung yin

E Jiao

E Jiao
Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Equus asinus; 04/2005; author Adrian Pingstone; permission under GFDL
Photo 2: Equus asinus; 03/2007; author unknown; permission under Creative Commons

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