戊己丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wùjǐ wán
Zhuyin ㄨˋ ㄐㄧˇ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /u⁵¹ t͡ɕi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

戊己丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wùjǐ wán)

  1. A brownish-yellow pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to quench fire of the liver and regulate the function of the spleen and the stomach, in the treatment of disharmony of the liver and stomach marked by bitterness in the mouth, distress in the stomach, vomiting, acid regurgitation, abdominal pain and diarrhea".

Wuji pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Rhizoma Coptidis 黄连 300
Fructus Evodiae (processed) 吴茱萸 (制) 50
Radix Paeoniae Alba (stir-baked) 白芍 (炒) 300

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 16:13