ZǏ HÉ CHĒ
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Placenta Hominis

Nomenclature

ZǏ HÉ CHĒ
紫河車
Placenta Hominis
Other Names

Dried Human Placenta''

Hominis


Properties:

Sweet Salty
Kidney / KD Lung / LU Liver / LR


Dosage and Toxicity

1.5 – 3 gm powdered


Functions

Replenishes Jing (prenatal deficiency with insufficient jing)
Nourishes blood (insufficient lactation, Qi and blood deficiencies)
Benefits the Lung / LU Qi
Usually Pig or cattle placenta are used instead


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