|Latin name||Asini Corii Collas|
|Botanical source: Family name||Equidae|
|Botanical source: Plant name||Equus asinus Linné (GBIF:2440891)|
|Empirical criteria for quality selection||Good one is yellow or transparent like an amber, or transparently dark-red. It should not get soft even in summer. (NI)|
|Pharmacological effects||Enhancing blood clotting.|
|Indications||To enrich the blood and stop bleeding, it is applied to treat bleeding, hematemesis, hemoptysis and cough.|
|Diseases||Nasal hemorrhage, Hemoptysis, Hematemesis, Hematuria, Hematochezia, Irregular vaginal bleeding, Hypermenorrhea, Cough, Dry cough, Few sputum, Sputum with blood, Rapid breathing, Thirst, Lightheadedness, Vertigo, Palpitation, Fret, Insomnia, Heat, Twitch of the muscles, Night sweats|
|Formulas||unkeito , odoto , oren'akyoto , kyukikyogaito , kyososan , shakanzoto , choreito , choreitogoshimotsuto|
|Meridian tropism||Lung, Liver, Kidney|
|Classification in "Shen-non Ben-cao Jing"||Superior|
|TCM: Medicinal effects||To nourish blood and replenish yin, moisten dryness, stanch bleeding.
For blood deficiency and sallow complexion dizziness and palpitation, weak muscle and lack of strength, insomnia caused by vexation, internal stirring of defiency wind, cough caused by lung dryness, cough caused by consumptive disease, hemoptysis, hematemesis and hematuria, bloody stool, flooding and spotting, vaginal bleeding during pregnancy.
|Remarks||Listed in the Japanese standards for non-pharmacopoeial crude drugs 2018.|
|References||NI: N. Isshiki, Methods of Quality Evaluation and Preparation of Wakan-yaku, Tohodo Shoten, Tokyo, 1987.|