控涎丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kòngxián wán
Zhuyin ㄎㄨㄥˋ ㄒㄧㄢˊ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /kʰʊŋ⁵¹ ɕi̯ɛn³⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

控涎丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin kòngxián wán)

  1. A dark brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to eliminate phlegm and retained fluid in the treatment of accumulation of phlegm in the chest marked by dull chest pain aggravated by cough and difficulty in expectoration".

Kongxian pills have the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Kansui (processed with vinegar) 甘遂 (醋制) 300
Radix Knoxiae 红大戟 300
Semen Sinapis Albae 白芥子 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 17:35