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保赤散

ChineseEdit

 
to defend; to protect; to insure or guarantee; to maintain; hold or keep; to guard
 
red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
adjourn; scatter; leisurely; loosen; powdered medicine; to scatter; to come loose
simp. and trad.
(保赤散)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

保赤散

  1. A herbal pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "promote digestion, remove retained food, relieve abdominal distension, eliminate phlegm and induce sedation".

The formulation of the pill is:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Massa Medicata Fermentata (stir-baked) 神曲 (炒) 250
Semen Crotonis Pulveratum 巴豆霜 150
Rhizoma Arisaematis (processed) 天南星 (制) 400
Cinnabaris 硃砂 250

ReferencesEdit

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