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nine; 9
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
adjourn; scatter; leisurely; loosen; powdered medicine; to scatter; to come loose
simp. and trad.




  1. A pale orange or pale pink fine powder used externally in traditional Chinese medicine "to drain pus, eradicate toxicity, eliminate dead tissue and promote the growth of new tissue in the treatment of festering sore or abscess with inadequate drainage or initial granulation".

The ingredients of Jiuyi powder include:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Gypsum Fibrosum (calcined) 石膏(煅) 900
Hydrargyri Oxydum Rubrum (levigated) 红粉 (碾成细粉) 100


  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). “Pharmacopoeia of The People’s Republic of China (Volume I)”. Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.