八宝坤顺丸

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 坤順丸

NounEdit

八宝坤顺丸 (simplified, Pinyin bābǎo kūnshùn wán, traditional 八寶坤順丸)

  1. A blackish-brown honeyed pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "nourish blood and regulate menstruation". It is typically prescribed when there is "deficiency of both blood and qi, with abdominal pain, aching in the loins and legs, and edema of the lower extremities during menstrual periods".

The formulation of the pill is:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄 80
Radix Rehmanniae 生地黄 80
Radix Paeoniae Alba 白芍 80
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 80
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 80
Radix Ginseng 人参 40
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae 白术 80
Poria 茯苓 80
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 40
Herba Leonuri 益母草 40
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 80
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae 牛膝 40
Exocarpium Citri Rubrum 橘红 80
Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum 沉香 40
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 16
Succinum 琥珀 40

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 07:22