六一散

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin liù yī sǎn
Zhuyin ㄌㄧㄡˋ ㄧ ㄙㄢˇ
IPA (key) /li̯oʊ̯⁵¹ i⁵⁵ sa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

六一散 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin liùyī sǎn)

  1. A pale yellowish-white powder used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove summer-damp in the treatment of lassitude, thirst, diarrhea and oliguria with dark urine after exposure to summer-heat". It is also used as heat-rash powder externally.

Liuyi powder has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Pulvis Talci 滑石粉 600
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 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 04:20