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a sentence particle used after a verb to show effect; degree or possibility; to have to; must; ought to; to need to; obtain; get; gain; proper; suitable; proud; contented; allow; permit; ready; finished
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
simp. and trad.




  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "replenish blood and remove blood stasis, or to regulate menstruation when there is qi and blood stagnation, menoxenia, dysmenorrhea, or abdominal mass". Honey is used as the binding agent.

Desheng pills pills contain the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Herba Leonuri 益母草 600
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 200
Radix Paeoniae Alba 白芍 200
Radix Bupleuri 柴胡 100
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 50
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 50


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