Last modified on 4 August 2014, at 22:45




(At least one of the forms in the hanzi box is uncreated. Detected: "防風通聖丸".)




  1. A white to greyish-white pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "induce diaphoresis and laxation, remove heat and counteract toxicity, marked by chills, high fever, headache, dryness of the throat, discharge of small amount of dark urine and constipation; lymphadenitits at the early stage; urticaria and skin lesions with exudation".

Fangfeng Tongsheng pills contain the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Saposhnikoviae 防风 50
Spica Schizonepetae 荆芥穗 25
Herba Menthae 薄荷 50
Herba Ephedrae 麻黄 50
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 50
Natrii Sulfas 芒硝 50
Fructus Gardeniae 栀子 25
Talcum 滑石 300
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 100
Gypsum Fibrosum 石膏 100
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 50
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 50
Radix Paeoniae Alba 白芍 50
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 100
Fructus Forsythiae 连翘 50
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 200
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (stir-baked) 白术 (炒) 25

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