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before; in front; ago; former; previous; earlier; front
to arrange; to line up; row; file; series
relax; stretch; slow pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A brownish-black pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to support the healthy energy and consolidate the essence, to nourish yin and kidney, to address diuresis in the treatment of frequent micturition, precipitant urination, urinary stuttering, hematuria, chronic prostatitis, and hypertrophy of the prostate".

Qianlieshu pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄
Semen Coicis 薏苡仁
Semen Benincasae 冬瓜子
Fructus Corni 山茱萸
Rhizoma Dioscoreae 山药
Cortex Moutan 牡丹皮
Rhizoma Atractylodis 苍术
Semen Persicae 桃仁
Rhizoma Alismatis 泽泻
Poria 茯苓
Ramulus Cinnamomi 桂枝
Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata 附子
Semen Allii Tuberosi 韭菜子
Herba Epimedii 淫羊藿
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草


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