Last modified on 3 June 2014, at 07:12




(At least one of the forms in the hanzi box is uncreated. Detected: "大黃蟅虫丸".)




  1. A black pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "promote blood circulation, eliminate blood stasis, stimulate menstrual flow and disintegrate masses, treat squamous and dry skin, treat dark rings around the eye sockets, reduce hectic fever, emaciation and amenorrhea". Honey is the binding agent for the ingredients of pill.

Dahuang Zhechong pills contain the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei (processed) 大黄 (制) 300
Eupolyphaga seu Steleophaga (stir-baked) 土鳖虫 (炒) 30
Hirudo (processed) 水蛭 (制) 60
Tabanus (stir-baked after wings and feet have been removed) 虻虫 (炒) 45
Holotrichia Di-omphalia (stir-baked) 蛴螬 (炒) 45
Resina Toxicodendri (calcined) 干漆 (煅) 30
Semen Persicae 桃仁 120
Semen Armeniacae Amarum (stir-baked) 苦杏仁 (炒) 120
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 60
Radix Rehmanniae 生地黄 300
Radix Paeoniae Alba 白芍 120
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 90


  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.