Chinese Herbs: Ji Nei Jin (Chicken Gizzard's Internal Lining), Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli
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Chinese Herbs: Ji Nei Jin (Chicken Gizzard's Internal Lining), Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli

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Herbs that Relieve Food Stagnation

Neutral Ji Nei Jin (Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli)
Channels:
BL, SI, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli
Chinese:
鸡内金
Tone Marks:
jī nèi jīn
Translation:
Chicken Inner Gold

Chinese Herb Actions

  • Reduces Food Stagnation, Strengthens Spleen
    Treats indigestion, fullness and distention of the abdomen and epigastrium. Treats childhood/infantile malnutrition.
  • Secures the Jing, Stops Enuresis
    Treats bedwetting, frequent urination, incontinence, cloudy urination and spermatorrhea
  • Transforms hardness, Dissolves Stones
    Treats kidney and gallstones (urinary or biliary tract).

Chinese Herb Contraindications & Cautions

  • Use with caution during cases of Spleen Deficiency without symptoms of food stagnation.

Herb-Drug Interactions

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Chinese Herb Toxicity & Overdose

  • One case of epistaxis has been reported
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Chinese Herb Dosage

  • 3-10 grams in decoction, 1.5-3 grams in powder (Chen)
  • 3-9 grams in decoction (Bensky)

This Herb Appears in the Following Formulas: