五味麝香丸

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

五味麝香丸

  1. A brown pill used in traditional Tibetan medicine "to counteract inflammation, alleviate pain and relieve rheumatic condition, in the treatment of tonsillitis, pharyngitis, influenza, anthrax, rheumatic arthritis, neuralgia, gastralgia and toothache". Caution is typically advised as the pills are toxic if taken in large quantities.

Wuwei Shexiang pills have the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Moschus 麝香 10
Fructus Chebulae (cored) 诃子 (去核) 300
Radix Aconiti Balfourii 黑草乌 300
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 100
Rhizoma Acori Calami 白菖 60

References[edit]

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