Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbal Therapy - Popular Chinese Herbs - Chuan Shan Jia (Squama manitis pentadactylae)

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Chuan Shan Jia (Squama manitis pentadactylae)

Chuan Shan Jia is also known as Pangolin Scales. The salty, cool and tastless herb has been used in TCM to promote lactation, stop pain, pain in the joints of lower limbs, chronic malaria, rid of parasites, etc. as it moves Blood, resolves delayed menstruation and edema, promotes lactation, expels pus, etc, by enhancing the functions of liver and stomach channels.

1. Stearic acid
2. N-butyl tricosylamide
3. Cyclo-(L-seryl-tyrosyl)
4. Aspartic acid
5. Threonine
6. Serine
7. Glutamic acid
8. Glycine
9. Alanine
10. Cysteine
11. Valine
12. Methionine
13. Isoleucine
14. Leucine
15. Tyrosine
16. Phenylalanine
17. Lysine
18. Arginine
19. Proline
20. Etc.

Health Benefits

1. Anti platelet aggregation
In the investigation of the effect of Squama Manitis(S. M.) on cardiac function and platelet aggregation in vitro, found that S. M. had no obvious effect on -dP/dtmax and LVEDP. These parameters did not change significantly in the control. Percentages of platelet aggregation were significantly lower in the group of S. M. and the group of aspirin as compared with the control, according to “[Effects of Squama manitis on cardiac systolic function and platelet aggregation].[Article in Chinese]” by Wen X, Xu B, Liu H.(1).

2. Anti osteoporosis
In the observation of the therapeutic effect of Bushen Qiangdu Recipe (BSQDR) on osteoporosis and bone loss in patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) found that The 288 patients in the treatment group received BSQDR (consisting of cibotii rhizoma, antler, prepared rehmannia root, epimedium herb, rhizoma drynariae, teasel root, eucommia bark, pangolin scales, etc., one dose daily, taken in two portions, once in the morning and once in the evening), found that BSQDR showed significant effect in treatment of AS. It could regulate the bone metabolic level in patients, attenuate the immune inflammatory response, improve the spine and joint activities functions, increase bone formation, reduce bone resorption, thereby, enhancing the BMD, showing significant therapeutic effect on osteoporosis in AS patients, according to “[Effect of bushen qiangdu recipe on osteoporosis and bone loss of patients with ankylosing spondylitis].[Article in Chinese]” by Wang H, Yan XP, Kong WP.(2).

3. Etc.

Side Effects
1. Do not use the herb in newborn, children, or if you are breast feeding without consulting with the related field specialist
2. DO not use the herb if you are pregnant as the herb promote menstruation
3. Do not use Chuan Shan Jia if sores have been ripen and ulcerated.

4. Etc.

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