八味沉香散

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

八味沉香散

  1. A yellowish brown powder used in traditional Tibetan medicine to "remove heat from the heart, to treat angina pectoris and coronary heart disease, to calm the mind, and to induce resuscitation when there is impairment of consciousness and delirium due to febrile diseases".

The herbal formulation of Bawei Chenxiang powder is:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum 沉香 200
Semen Myristicae 肉豆蔻 100
Fructus Choerospondiatis 广枣 100
Calx Pulveratum 石灰粉 100
Olibanum 乳香 100
Radix Aucklandiae 木香 100
Fructus Chebulae (stewed) 诃子 (熬) 100
Flos Gossampini 木棉花 100

References[edit]

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