二至丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin èrzhì wán
Zhuyin ㄦˋ ㄓˋ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ˀɤɻ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵¹ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

二至丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin èrzhì wán)

  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "replenish yin of the liver and the kidney and arrest bleeding, when there is

deficiency of yin of the liver and the kidney marked by dizziness, tinnitus, dryness of the throat and nose, aching of the loins and knees, and excessive menstrual discharge".

Erzhi pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (steamed) 女贞子 (蒸) 500
Herba Ecliptae 旱莲草 500

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 06:03