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Ge Jie

Posted by: admin on Feb 23, 2008 - 06:54 PM
Tonify Deficiencies

Salty and neutral

Lung and kidney

1. To tonify lungs and kidneys; 2. To stop cough and asthma; 3. To replenish blood and essence

1. Cough and asthma due to deficiency of lungs and kidneys. Gecko (Ge Jie) is used with Ginseng(Ren Shen), Apricot seed (Xing Ren) and Tendrilled fritillary bulb (Chuan Bei Mu) in the formula Renshen Gejie San.    2. Impotence due to kidney deficiency. Gecko. (Gejie) is used with Ginseng (Renshen), Pilose antler (Lu Rong) and Epimedium (Yin Yang Huo). Also, Gecko (Gejie) can be used alone for this treatment.

3-7 g (for decoction), 1-2 g (for powder)

This substance is contraindicated in patients with cough and asthma due to excessive internal heat or invasion by exogenous pathogenic wind and cold.

Ge Jie

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