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CHUAN SHAN JIA

Names for Chuan Shan Jia
Pharmaceutical: Squama Manitis Pentadactylae
Botanical: Manis pentadactyla Linnaeus (Manidae)
Other names: Sha Chao Shan Jia, Chao Chuan Shan Jia, Chao Jia Pian, Shan Jia Pian
Description: Pangolin Scales.

Actions
Moves Blood; Resolves delayed menstruation; Promotes lactation; Resolves oedema; Expels pus; ...

Origin of chuan shan jia
Guangxi, Guizhou, Guangdong, Yunnan, Fujian, Taiwan.;

Preparation of chuan shan jia
The pangolin is captured all the year round, killed, treated with boiling water for a moment. The scales is taken down, washed clean, and dried in the sun. Before use, the scales are scalded with sand until yellow in color. Sometimes, vinegar is added before drying them in the sun. Preserve in a dry place.;

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