坎离砂

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Mandarin[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kǎnlí shā
Zhuyin ㄎㄢˇ ㄌㄧˊ ㄕㄚ
IPA (key) /kʰa̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ li³⁵ ʂa̠⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

坎离砂 (simplified, Pinyin kǎnlí shā, traditional 坎離砂)

  1. A blackish-brown coarse powder used in traditional Chinese medicine "to dispel wind-cold, promote blood circulation and relieve pain in the treatment of rheumatic or rheumatoid arthralgia with numbness of the limbs, and epigastric pain".

Kanli coarse powder has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Quantity
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 37.5 grams
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 50 grams
Radix Saposhnikoviae 防风 50 grams
Caulis Impatientis Balsaminae 凤仙 50 grams
Pulvis Ferri 铁落粉 10 kg

References[edit]

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