- Chicken's Gizzard-skin
- Corneum Gigeriae Galli Endothelium
|Medicinal Group||Digestant medicinal|
Dried inner wall of the gizzard of Gallus gallus domesticus Brisson (Fam. Phasianidae)
|Nature and Flavors||sweet; neutral|
|Meridian Affinity||Spleen, Small intestine, Stomach, Bladder|
To invigorate the stomach to promote digestion, secure essence and arrest seminal emission, and cure enuresis
Retention of undigested food, vomiting and diarrhea due to indigestion, malnutrition due to improper feeding, and enuresis in children; seminal emission (disease)
- Xiaozhang Recipe (consisting of chicken's gizzard-skin endothelium) in combination of lamivudine could improve the liver function of chronic viral hepatitis B patients with compensated liver cirrhosis and hepatitis B virus deoxyribonucleic acid, lower their Chinese medicine symptom scores and chronic liver disease questionnaire scores, improve their Child-Pugh classification to some extent.
- Zhou ZH, Li M, Huang LY. (2011). Study of xiaozhang recipe combined with lamivudine in treatment of 84 chronic viral hepatitis B patients with compensated liver cirrhosis. Zhongguo Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Za Zhi. , 31(9):1220-3.