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small; tiny; few; young
metal; gold; money pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to dissolve lumps and cause subsidence of swelling, to remove blood stasis and relieve pain, in the treatment of genital phlegmon at the early stage with swelling and pain but no discoloration of the skin; multiple abscesses; goitre, scrofula, breast carcinoma, and nodules of breast".

Xiaojin pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Moschus 麝香 30
Semen Momordicae 木鳖子 150
Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Preparata 制草乌 150
Resina Liquidambaris 白胶香 150
Olibanum (processed) 乳香 (制) 75
Myrrha (Commiphora myrrha) (processed) 没药 (制) 75
Faeces Trogopterori (stir-baked with vinegar) 五灵脂 (醋炒) 150
Radix Angelicae Sinensis (stir-baked with wine) 当归 (酒炒) 75
Pheretima 地龙 150
Chinese Ink Cake 12


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