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大山楂丸

ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
mountain; hill
 
Chinese quince; hawthorn; fell trees; raft; to hew
pill
simp. and trad.
(大山楂丸)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大山楂丸

  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.