桂林西瓜霜

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.
西

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桂林西瓜霜

  1. A grey-green powder used orally or externally in traditional Chinese medicine "to remove toxic heat, to promote subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain when there is painful swelling of the throat, ulcers in the mouth and on the tongue, painful swelling or bleeding of the gingiva, tonsillitis, aphtha, children’s thrush, scald and light fire burns, bleeding due to injury, acute and chronic laryngopharyngitis, tonsillitis, stomatitis and ulcer in the oral cavity".

Guilin Xiguashuang has the following herbal ingredients:

Name Chinese (S)
Mirabilitum Citrulli Preparatum 西瓜霜
Borax (calcined) 硼砂 (煅)
Cortex Phellodendri 黄柏
Rhizoma Coptidis 黄连
Radix Sophorae Tonkinensis 山豆根
Rhizoma Belamcandae 射干
Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii 浙贝母
Indigo Naturalis 青黛
Borneolum Syntheticum 冰片
Fructus Sapindi (charred) 无患子皮 (炭)
Radix et Rhizoma Rhei 大黄
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草
Mentholum 薄荷脑

References[edit]

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