香苏正胃丸

MandarinEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiāngsū zhèngwèi wán
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄤ ㄙㄨ ㄓㄥˋ ㄨㄟˋ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ɕi̯ɑŋ⁵⁵ su⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂɤŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

香苏正胃丸 (simplified, Pinyin xiāngsū zhèngwèi wán, traditional 香蘇正胃丸)

  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to induce diaphoresis, regulate the function of the spleen and the stomach, promote digestion and eliminate the retention of undigested food, in the treatment of invasion of summer-damp in children with retention of undigested food or milk, marked by headache, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and distension, and oliguria".

Xiangsu Zhengwei pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Herba Pogostemonis 广藿香 80
Folium Perillae 苏叶 160
Herba Elsholtziae 香薷 80
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae 陈皮 40
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (processed with ginger) 厚朴 (姜炙) 80
Fructus Aurantii (stir-baked) 枳壳 (炒) 20
Fructus Amomi 砂仁 20
Semen Lablab Album (stir-baked) 白扁豆 (炒) 40
Fructus Crataegi (stir-baked) 山楂 (炒) 20
Massa Medicata Fermentata (stir-baked) 神曲 (炒) 20
Fructus Hordei Germinatus (stir-baked) 麦芽 (炒) 20
Poria 茯苓 20
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 11
Talcum 滑石 66
Cinnabaris 硃砂 3.3

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 09:13