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Cinnamonum cassia; Guangxi Autonomous Region (abbrev.)
to add; to attach; to be close to; to be attached
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
simp. and trad.




  1. A brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to tonify the yang of the kidney, and to warm and invigorate the spleen and stomach, in the treatment of consumption of the kidney yang and deficiency cold of the spleen and stomach marked by epigastric and abdominal pain with a cold sensation, vomiting, diarrhea and cold limbs". The binding agent is honey.

Guifu Lizhong pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Cortex Cinnamomi 桂皮 30
Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata 附子 30
Radix Codonopsis 党参 90
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (stir-baked) 白术 (炒) 90
Rhizoma Zingiberis Preparatum 90
Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata 甘草 90


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