五子衍宗丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔzǐ yǎnzōng wán
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄗˇ ㄧㄢˇ ㄗㄨㄥ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩²¹⁴⁻³⁵ i̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡sʊŋ⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

五子衍宗丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔzǐ yǎnzōng wán)

  1. A deep brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to replenish the kidney with vital essence in the treatment of deficiency syndrome of the kidney marked by backache, dribbling of urine after micturition, seminal emission, premature ejaculation, impotence and sterility".

Wuzi Yanzong pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Lycii 枸杞子 400
Semen Cuscutae (stir-baked) 大豆菟丝子 (炒) 400
Fructus Rubi 覆盆子 200
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis seu Fructus Schisandrae Sphenantherae (steamed) 五味子 (蒸) 50
Semen Plantaginis (stir-baked with salt) 车前子 (盐炙) 100

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