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good fortune; happiness; luck; Fujian province (abbrev); surname
to make into; to change into; ‑ization; to ... ‑ize; to transform
poison; narcotics pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A black pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove heat, counteract toxicity, reduce heat in blood and promote the subsidence of swelling, in the treatment of heat and toxic substances in the blood, boils in children, infected miliaria, sore throat, ulcers in the mouth or on the tongue, bleeding gums, and mumps".

Wufu Huadu pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Pulvis Cornus Bubali Concentratus 水牛角浓缩粉 20
Fructus Forsythiae 连翘 60
Indigo Naturalis 青黛 20
Rhizoma Coptidis 黄连 5
Fructus Arctii (stir-baked) 牛蒡子 (炒) 50
Radix Scrophulariae 玄参 60
Radix Rehmanniae 生地黄 50
Radix Platycodonis 桔梗 50
Natrii Sulfas 芒硝 5
Radix Paeoniae Rubra 赤芍 50
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 60


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