五虎散

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wǔhǔ sǎn
Zhuyin ㄨˇ ㄏㄨˇ ㄙㄢˇ
IPA (key) /u²¹⁴⁻³⁵ xu²¹⁴⁻³⁵ sa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

五虎散 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wǔhǔ sǎn)

  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.
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 06:06