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fragrant; incense; (of food) savory; appetizing; sweet; scented; popular
to add; to attach; to be close to; to be attached
simp. and trad.




  1. A dark yellow to dark brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to regulate the flow of qi and nourish blood, in the treatment of stagnation of qi and deficiency of blood marked by a sensation of stuffiness in the chest, costal pain, abdominal pain during menstrual periods and menstrual disorders".

Xiangfu pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Rhizoma Cyperi (processed with vinegar) 香附 (醋制) 300
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 200
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 50
Radix Paeoniae Alba (stir-baked) 白芍 (炒) 100
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄 100
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (stir-baked) 白术 (炒) 100
Fructus Amomi 砂仁 25
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae 陈皮 50
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 50


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