复方牵正膏

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 復方牽正膏

Etymology[edit]

Literally, compound symmetry-correcting cream, compound pull-aright paste.

Noun[edit]

复方牵正膏 (simplified, Pinyin fùfāng qiānzhèng gāo, traditional 復方牽正膏)

  1. Compound Qianzheng plaster, a brownish-green adhesive tape plaster used in traditional Chinese medicine to apply to local acupoints "to promote blood circulation, strengthen muscles and tendons, regulate the function between qi and blood when wind-evil attacks the meridians, indicated by facial paralysis, muscle numbness, and pain of tendons and bone".
    Compound Qianzheng plaster contains the following ingredients:
Name Chinese (S)
Rhizoma Typhonii 白附子
Pheretima 地龙
Scorpio 全蝎
Bombyx Batryticatus 僵蚕
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae 白芷
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归
Radix Paeoniae Rubra 赤芍
Radix Saposhnikoviae 防风
Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens 生姜
Camphorum 樟脑
Borneolum Syntheticum 冰片
Mentholum Thymol 薄荷脑

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