牛黄降压丸

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin niúhuáng jiàngyā wán
Zhuyin ㄋㄧㄡˊ ㄏㄨㄤˊ ㄐㄧㄤˋ ㄧㄚ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ni̯oʊ̯³⁵ xu̯ɑŋ³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵¹ i̯a̠⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

牛黄降压丸 (simplified, Pinyin niúhuáng jiàngyā wán, traditional 牛黃降壓丸)

  1. A yellowish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to ease the mind, to resolve phelgm, to induce sedation and to reduce high blood pressure in the treatment of hyperactivity of the liver with dizziness and restlessness, exuberant phlegm-fire, and hypertension". Honey is the binding agent.

Niuhuang Jiangya pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Cornu Saigae Tataricae 羚羊角
Margarita 珍珠
Pulvis Cornus Bubali Concentratus 水牛角浓缩粉
Calculus Bovis 牛黄
Borneolum Syntheticum 冰片
Radix Paeoniae Alba 白芍
Radix Codonopsis 党参
Radix Astragali 黄芪
Semen Cassiae 决明子
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎
Baicalein (from Radix Scutellariae) 黄芩
Radix seu Rhizoma Nardostachyos 甘松
Herba Menthae 薄荷
Radix Curcumae 郁金

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 9 April 2014, at 07:36