五味麝香丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔwèi shèxiāng wán
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄨㄟˋ ㄕㄜˋ ㄒㄧㄤ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂɤ⁵¹ ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

五味麝香丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔwèi shèxiāng wán)

  1. A brown pill used in traditional Tibetan medicine "to counteract inflammation, alleviate pain and relieve rheumatic condition, in the treatment of tonsillitis, pharyngitis, influenza, anthrax, rheumatic arthritis, neuralgia, gastralgia and toothache". Caution is typically advised as the pills are toxic if taken in large quantities.

Wuwei Shexiang pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Moschus 麝香 10
Fructus Chebulae (cored) 诃子 (去核) 300
Radix Aconiti Balfourii 黑草乌 300
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 100
Rhizoma Acori Calami 白菖 60

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 06:05