Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 22:42



to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
blood; blood pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A dark brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to tonify the kidney and spleen, to promote the essence and nourish the bone marrow in the treatment of blood loss, anemia, drop in blood cells caused by radiotherapy or chemotherapy, and aplastic anemia".

Shengxue pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum 鹿茸
Cortex Phellodendri 黄柏
Rhizoma Dioscoreae 山药
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (stir-baked) 白术 (炒)
Ramulus Mori 桑枝
Semen Lablab Album (stir-baked) 白扁豆 (炒)
Fructus Oryzae Germinatus 谷芽
Placenta Hominis 紫河车


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