豨莶丸

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xīxiān wán
Zhuyin ㄒㄧ ㄒㄧㄢ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ɕi⁵⁵ ɕi̯ɛn⁵⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

豨莶丸 (simplified, Pinyin xīxiān wán, traditional 豨薟丸)

  1. Siegesbeckia pills. Honeyed pills prepared from Herba Siegesbeckiae (僿莶草, 稀薟草, 希莶草, or 豨莶草), used in traditional Chinese medicine "to relieve rheumatism, to improve the motility of joints, and to counteract toxicity in the treatment of rheumatic arthralgia with aching and weakness of loins and knees, numbness of the limbs, hemiplegia, rubella, or sores with exudation".

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 10 April 2014, at 02:31