大黄清胃丸

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Mandarin[edit]

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trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàhuáng qīngwèi wán
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄏㄨㄤˊ ㄑㄧㄥ ㄨㄟˋ ㄨㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ xu̯ɑŋ³⁵ t͡ɕʰiŋ⁵⁵ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹ u̯a̠n³⁵/

Noun[edit]

大黄清胃丸 (simplified, Pinyin dàhuáng qīngwèi wán, traditional 大黃清胃丸)

  1. A blackish-brown pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "remove toxic heat, relax the bowels when there is exuberant fire in the stomach marked by dryness of the mouth and tongue, headache, dizziness, and constipation". Honey is used as the binding agent.

Dahuang Qingwei pills contain the following ingredients:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄 504
Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis 关木通 63
Semen Arecae 槟榔 63
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 96
Arisaema cum Bile 胆星 42
Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii 羌活 42
Pulvis Talci 滑石粉 168
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae 白芷 42
Semen Pharbitidis (stir-baked) 牵牛子 (炒) 42
Natrii Sulfas 芒硝 63

References[edit]

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