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活血祛瘀药 (simplified, Pinyin huóxuè qūyū yào, traditional 活血祛瘀藥)
- blood-circulation activating and blood-stasis removing materia medica in traditional Chinese medicine. This term refers to herbs and other medicinal substances that are used to activate the blood and to remove blood-stasis in the body. Some of these herbs are meant for external use, some for internal use, and some for both external and internal applications.
- 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)
- 活血祛瘀药 on the Mandarin Wikipedia.zh.Wikipedia
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