芫花

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yuánhuā
Zhuyin ㄩㄢˊ ㄏㄨㄚ
IPA (key) /y̯ɛn³⁵ xu̯a̠⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

芫花 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yuánhuā)

  1. flower of the Daphne genkwa. (An herb in traditional Chinese medicine used externally to treat ringworm and head fungi; internally to treat parasites.)

See also[edit]

  • 泻下药 (cathartical medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)
  • 药材 (medicinal materials in traditional Chinese medicine)

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