麻仁丸

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin márén wán
Zhuyin ㄇㄚˊ ㄖㄣˊ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ma̠³⁵ ʐən³⁵ u̯a̠n³⁵/

NounEdit

麻仁丸 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin márén wán)

  1. A yellowish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to cause laxation and treat constipation".

Maren pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Cannabis 火麻仁 200
Semen Armeniacae Amarum 苦杏仁 100
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 200
Fructus Aurantii Immaturus (stir-baked) 枳实 (炒) 200
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis (processed with ginger) 厚朴 (姜炙) 100
Radix Paeoniae Alba (stir-baked) 白芍 (炒) 200

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 09:56