大山楂丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàshānzhā wán
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄕㄢ ㄓㄚ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ ʂa̠n⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂa̠⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

大山楂丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàshānzhā wán)

  1. A brownish-red or brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "induce appetite, promote digestion, and to treat anorexia, indigestion, epigastric and abdominal distension due to retention of the food in the stomach or intestine". The binding agent is honey.

Dashanzha pills contain the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Crataegi 山楂 1000
Massa Medicata Fermentata (stir-baked with bran) 神曲 (麸炒) 150
Fructus Hordei Germinatus (stir-baked) 麦芽 (炒) 150

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 11:23