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五虎散

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

五虎散

  1. An orange-yellow to dark yellow powder used in traditional Chinese medicine "to activate blood circulation, remove stasis, promote the subsidence of swelling and relieve pain, in the treatment of traumatic injuries with ecchymosis, swelling and pain".

Wuhu powder has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 350
Flos Carthami 红花 350
Radix Saposhnikoviae 防风 350
Rhizoma Arisaematis (processed) 天南星 (制) 350
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae 白芷 240

ReferencesEdit

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