保赤散

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Noun[edit]

保赤散 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bǎochì sǎn)

  1. A herbal pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "promote digestion, remove retained food, relieve abdominal distension, eliminate phlegm and induce sedation".

The formulation of the pill is:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Massa Medicata Fermentata (stir-baked) 神曲 (炒) 250
Semen Crotonis Pulveratum 巴豆霜 150
Rhizoma Arisaematis (processed) 天南星 (制) 400
Cinnabaris 硃砂 250

References[edit]

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