小儿化食丸

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiǎo ér huàshí wán
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄦˊ ㄏㄨㄚˋ ㄕˊ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ˀɤɻ³⁵ xu̯a̠⁵¹ ʂʐ̩³⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

小儿化食丸 (simplified, Pinyin xiǎo ér huàshí wán, traditional 小兒化食丸)

  1. A dark brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to promote digestion, to relax the bowels, and to dispel fire in the treatment of children suffering from stomach heat and indigestion, abdominal flatulence, nausea and vomiting, irritability, thirst, and constipation".

Xiao'er Huashi pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Massa Medicata Fermentata (charred by stir-baking) 神曲 (炒为炭) 100
Fructus Crataegi (charred by stir-baking) 山楂 (炒为炭) 100
Fructus Hordei Germinatus (charred by stir-baking) 麦芽 (炒为炭) 100
Semen Arecae Preparata 槟榔 (制) 100
Rhizoma Curcumae (processed) 莪术 (醋制) 50
Rhizoma Sparganii (processed) 三棱 (制) 50
Semen Pharbitidis (charred by stir-baking) 牵牛子 (炒为炭) 200
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 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 13:18