红灵散

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin hónglíng sǎn
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄥˊ ㄌㄧㄥˊ ㄙㄢˇ
IPA (key) /xʊŋ³⁵ liŋ³⁵ sa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

红灵散 (simplified, Pinyin hónglíng sǎn, traditional 紅靈散)

  1. A brown powder used in traditional Chinese medicine "to dispel summer-heat, restore consciousness and counteract toxicity in the treatment of heat stroke with syncope, dizziness, a feeling of stuffiness in the chest, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea."

Hongling powder has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Moschus 麝香 60
Realgar 雄黄 120
Cinnabaris 硃砂 200
Borax 硼砂 120
Lapis Micae Aureus (calcined) 金礞石 (煅 ) 80
Saltpetre (refined) 硝石 200
Borneolum Syntheticum 冰片 60

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 23:52