参苏丸

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shēnsū wán
Zhuyin ㄕㄣ ㄙㄨ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ʂən⁵⁵ su⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

参苏丸 (simplified, Pinyin shēnsū wán, traditional 參蘇丸)

  1. A brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to dispel wind-cold, promote expectoration and relieve cough in the treatment of colds in patients with a weak constitution manifested by chills, fever, headache, stuffed nose, cough with much phlegm, sensation of stuffiness in the chest and vomiting".

Shensu pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Codonopsis 党参 75
Folium Perillae 苏叶 75
Radix Puerariae 葛根 75
Radix Peucedani 前胡 75
Poria 茯苓 75
Rhizoma Pinelliae (processed) 半夏 (制) 75
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae 陈皮 50
Fructus Aurantii (stir-baked) 枳壳 (炒) 50
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 50
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 50
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 50

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 09:01