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fragrant; incense; (of food) savory; appetizing; sweet; scented; popular
tangerine nuclear; atomic; stone (of fruit) pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A yellowish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to dispel cold, promote the flow of qi, induce the subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain in the treatment of abdominal colic with cold limbs, painful swelling of the testis or epididymis with the scrotum feeling cold".

Huixiang Juhe pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Foeniculi (stir-baked with salt) 小茴香 (盐炙) 40
Fructus Anisi Stellati 八角茴香 40
Semen Citri Reticulatae (stir-baked with salt) 橘核 (盐炒) 40
Semen Litchi 荔枝核 80
Fructus Psoraleae (stir-baked with salt) 补骨脂 (盐炙) 20
Cortex Cinnamomi 桂皮 16
Fructus Toosendan 川楝子 80
Rhizoma Corydalis (processed with vinegar) 延胡索 (醋制) 40
Rhizoma Curcumae (processed with vinegar) 莪术 (醋制) 20
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 20
Rhizoma Cyperi (processed with vinegar) 香附 (醋制) 40
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride (processed with vinegar) 青皮 (醋制) 40
Thallus Laminariae seu Eckloniae 昆布 40
Semen Arecae 槟榔 40
Olibanum (processed) 乳香 (制) 20
Semen Persicae 桃仁 16
Squama Manis (processed) 穿山甲 (制) 20


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