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heart; mind
go through; know well; to connect; to communicate; open
mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils)
clothes; dress; garment; submit; take (medicine)
liquid; fluid
simp. and trad.




  1. A mixture used in traditional Chinese medicine "to reinforce qi and activate blood, to resolve phlegm and remove obstruction from the collaterals, in the treatment of the obstruction of qi in the chest and obstruction of phlegm, and blood stasis marked by cardialgia, palpitation, a choking sensation in the chest and shortness of breath, irritability, general lassitude, deep and thready pulse, wiry and smooth pulse or irregular pulse, coronary heart disease, and angina pectoris".

Xingtong mixture has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Radix Astragali 黄芪
Radix Codonopsis 党参
Radix Ophiopogonis 麦冬
Radix Polygoni Multiflori 何首乌
Herba Epimedii 淫羊藿
Radix Puerariae Lobatae 葛根
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae 丹参
Spina Gleditsiae 皂角刺
Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae 昆布
Concha Ostreae 牡蛎
Fructus Aurantii Immaturus 枳实


  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People’s Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.