三妙丸

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

三妙丸

  1. A greyish-yellow pill used in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove damp-heat in the treatment of damp-heat in the lower part of the body marked by redness, swelling, hotness and pain in the legs and knees accompanied by a sensation of heaviness in the lower extremities and oliguria with deep-coloured urine".

Sanmiao pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Rhizoma Atractylodis (stir-baked) 苍术 (炒) 600
Cortex Phellodendri (stir-baked) 黄柏 (炒) 400
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae 牛膝 200

References[edit]

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