|simp. and trad.
- A greyish-yellow pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove damp-heat in the treatment of damp-heat in the lower part of the body marked by redness, swelling, hotness and pain in the legs and knees accompanied by a sensation of heaviness in the lower extremities and oliguria with deep-coloured urine".
Sanmiao pills have the following herbal ingredients:
|Rhizoma Atractylodis (stir-baked)||苍术 (炒)||600|
|Cortex Phellodendri (stir-baked)||黄柏 (炒)||400|
|Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae||牛膝||200|
- State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People’s Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. →ISBN.