通关散

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tōngguān sǎn
Zhuyin ㄊㄨㄥ ㄍㄨㄢ ㄙㄢˇ
IPA (key) /tʰʊŋ⁵⁵ ku̯a̠n⁵⁵ sa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

通关散 (simplified, Pinyin tōngguān sǎn, traditional 通關散)

  1. A pale yellowish-brown aromatic powder used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is insufflated into the nostrils for sneezing, "to stimulate the restoration of consciousness in the treatment of syncope with loss of consciousness and lockjaw".

Tongguan powder has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis 猪牙皂 500
Herba Centipedae 鹅不食草 250
Herba Asari 细辛 250

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 03:27