Chuan Shan Jia (Pangolin Scales) - Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Name: Chuan Shan Jia
English Name: Pangolin Scales

Clinical Usage and Indications

  • Disperses blood stasis, unblocks menses, promotes lactation - amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, insufficient lactation due to blood stasis.
  • Reduces swellings and promotes discharge of pus - abscesses and boils (topically).
  • Expels wind-damp from the channels.

Functional Groups (Click for Summary/Study Notes)

Dosage and Preparation Notes

  • Dosage: 3-9g

Channels/Meridians Influenced

Associated Temperature and Taste

Cautions and Contraindications

There are currently no contraindications listed.

Staff Clinician Notes

There are no additional notes for this herb.

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