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reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
lung pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to induce diaphoresis, dispel cold and relieve cough".

Tongxuan Lifei pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Folium Perillae 苏叶 144
Radix Peucedani 前胡 96
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 96
Semen Armeniacae Amarum 苦杏仁 72
Herba Ephedrae 麻黄 96
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 72
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae 陈皮 96
Rhizoma Pinelliae (processed) 半夏 (制) 72
Poria 茯苓 96
Fructus Aurantii (stir-baked) 枳壳 (炒) 96
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 96


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