三妙丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sānmiào wán
Zhuyin ㄙㄢ ㄇㄧㄠˋ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /sa̠n⁵⁵ mi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

三妙丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin sānmiào wán)

  1. A greyish-yellow pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove damp-heat in the treatment of damp-heat in the lower part of the body marked by redness, swelling, hotness and pain in the legs and knees accompanied by a sensation of heaviness in the lower extremities and oliguria with deep-coloured urine".

Sanmiao pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Rhizoma Atractylodis (stir-baked) 苍术 (炒) 600
Cortex Phellodendri (stir-baked) 黄柏 (炒) 400
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae 牛膝 200

ReferencesEdit

  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People’s Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:26