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Ge Jie (Gekko gecko)

By June 26, 2010August 23rd, 2022No Comments
  • Botanical name: Gekko gecko
  • Common name: Gecko
  • Family: Gekkonidae
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: whole gecko
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Tonifies Kidney yang, augments essence, tonifies Lung qi,
    calms wheezing, alleviates cough
Gekko gecko
Gekko gecko

Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Gekko gecko; 06/2007; author Robert Michniewicz; permission under GFDL
Photo 2: Gekko gecko; 06/2007; author Robert Michniewicz; permission under GFDL