Traditional Chinese Medicine/Usage Of Single Herbs

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Chinese Name Latin Name English Name Chinese Character Usage
Ai Ye Folium Artemisiae Argyi Leaf of Argy Wormwood 艾叶 1. To warm the channels and stop bleeding; 2. To dispel cold and stop pain
An Xi Xiang Benzoinum Benzoin 安息香 To restore consciousness. To activate the flow of qi and blood. To relieve pain.
An Ye Folium Eucalypti Leaf of Eucalyptus 按叶 To disperse wind-heat
An You Oleum Eucalypti Eucalyptus Oil 按油 ~
Ba Dou Fructus Crotonis Croton Fruit 巴豆 1. To drain accumulated cold downwards; 2. To transform water and reduce edema; 3. To resolve phlegm and benefit the throat
Ba Dou Shuang Semen Crotonis Pulveratum Defatted Croton Seed Powder 巴豆霜 To promote drastic purgation. To relieve edema. To soothe the throat.
Ba Ji Radix Morindae Officinalis Root of Morinda Officinalis 巴戟 To reinforce the kidney yang, to strengthen the tendons and the bones, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Ba Jiao Hui Xiang Fructus Anisi Stellati Chinese Star Anise 八角茴香 To dispel cold, to regulate the flow of qi and to relieve pain.
Ba Qia Rhizoma Smilacis Chinensis Chinaroot Greenbrier Rhizome 菝契 1. To expel wind-dampness and alleviate pain; 2. To clear toxic material and relieve swelling.
Ba Xia Ga ~ ~ 巴夏嘎 ~
Ba Yue Zha Fructus Akebiae Fruit of Fiveleaf Akebia 八月扎 To regulate the flow of the liver qi, to promote blood circulation and relieve pain, and to promote diuresis.
Bai Bian Dou Semen Lablab Album White Hyacinth Bean 白扁豆 To invigorate the spleen and remove damp
Bai Bu Radix Stemonae Root of Japanese Stemona 百部 1. To moisten the lungs and stop cough; 2. To kill lice and parasites
Bai Cao Shuang Pulvis Fumi Carbonisatus Powder of Fumi Carbonisatus 白草霜 Constriction and bleeding control
Bai Chou Semen Pharbitidis Pharbitis Seed 白丑 To promote drastic purgation for clearing away retained fluid, and to kill worms.
Bai Dou Kou Fructus Amomi Cardamomi Fruit of Round Cardamon 白豆蔻 1. To promote qi circulation and transform dampness; 2. To warm the spleen and stomach and stop vomiting
Bai Fan Alumen Alum 白矾 To counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, to arrest discharges, and to relieve itching by external use; to arrest bleeding, to relieve diarrhea, and to dispel wind-phlegm by internal adminstration.
Bai Fu Ling Poriae Alba White Indian Bread 白茯苓 To promote diuresis, to invigorate the spleen function, and to calm the mind.
Bai Fu Zi Rhizoma Typhonii Rhizome of Giant Typhonium 白附子 To dispel wind-phlegm, to check convulsions, and to counteract toxicity, promote subsidence of modulation and relieve pain.
Bai Guo Semen Ginkgo Ginkgo Seed 白果 1. To strengthen lung qi and soothe asthma; 2. To relieve leukorrhea
Bai Guo Ye Folium Ginkgo Ginkgo Leaf 白果叶 To aid circulatory problems in the elderly, especially insufficiency and the consequent cognitive effects, peripheral circulatory impairment, particularly intermittent claudication (poor circulation to the lower legs), and vertigo and tinnitus. To protect against altitude sickness and to mediate erectile dysfunction. To treat cerebral insufficiency such as Alzheimer's disease.
Bai He Bulbus Lilii Bulb of Greenish Lily 百合 To nourish yin and moisten the lung, and to tranquilize the mind.
Bai Hua She Bungarus Parvus Bungarus Minimus 白花蛇 1. To expel wind, to dredge the channels; 2. To relieve convulsive seizures; 3. To expel wind and alleviate itching; 4. To remove toxic materials.
Bai Hua She She Cao Herba Hedyotis Diffusae All-Grass of Spreading Hedyotis 白花蛇舌草 1. To eliminate heat and toxic material, promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis; 2. To clear dampness-heat.
Bai Ji Rhizoma Bletillae Tuber of Common Bletilla 白芨 1. To stop bleeding; 2. To reduce swelling and promote healing
Bai Ji Li Fructus Tribuli Tribulus Fruit 白蒺藜 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to promote blood circulation, to dispel wind, to clear the eye of opacity, and to arrest itching.
Bai Jiang Can Bombyx Batryticatus White-Stiff Silkworm 白僵蚕 1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To expel wind and stop pain; 3. To dispel toxins and disperse nodules
Bai Jiang Cao Herba Patriniae All-Grass of Dahurian Patrinia 败酱草 1. To eliminate heat and toxic material, relieve abscess and promote pus drainage; 2. To remove blood stasis and alleviate pain
Bai Jiao Xiang Resina Liquidambaris Beautiful Sweetgum Resin 白胶香 To promote blood circulation and relieve pain, to counteract toxicity, to stimulate tissue regeneration, and to reduce heat from blood.
Bai Jie Geng Radix Platycodi Balloonflower Root 白桔梗 To relieve cought, to soothe sore throat, and to promote expectoration and discharge of pus.
Bai Jie Zi Semen Sinapis Albae White Mustard Seed 白芥子 1. To warm the lungs and resolve phlegm; 2. To invigorate qi circulation and disperse nodules; 3. To open the channels and stop pain
Bai Jin Hua Flos Hibisci Shrubalthea Flower 白槿花 ~
Bai Li Xiang Fen Thymol ~ 百里香酚 ~
Bai Lian Radix Ampelopsis Root of Japanese Ampelopsis 白蔹 To remove toxic heat, to cure carbuncles, and to reduce nodules.
Bai Luo Bo Qing Gao Extractum Rapae ~ 白萝卜清膏 ~
Bai Ma Gu Herba Serissae All-Grass of Snow of June. 白马骨 ~
Bai Mao Gen Rhizoma Imperatae Lalang Grass Rhizome 白茅根 To arrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood, to remove heat, and to promote diuresis.
Bai Mao Xia Ku Cao Herba Ajugae Ciliatae All-Grass of Decumbent Bugle 白毛夏枯草 1. To clear lung-heat, eliminate phlegm and relieve cough; 2. to clear heat and toxic material, and relieve carbuncle; 3. Clear heat to cool the blood; 4. To lower blood pressure.
Bai Qian Rhizoma Cynanchi Stauntonii Cynanchum Root 白前 1. To resolve phlegm and stop cough; 2. To conduct qi downward
Bai Shao Radix Paeoniae Alba White Peony Root 白芍 1. To nourish blood and consolidate the yin; 2. To pacify the liver and stop pain; 3. To soothe liver yang
Bai Tou Weng Radix Pulsatillae Root of Chinese Pulsatilla 白头翁 1. To clear heat and release toxins; 2. To cool the blood and stop dysentery
Bai Wei Radix Cynanchi Atrati Blackend Swallowwort Root 白薇 To remove heat from blood, to relieve dysuria, and to counteract toxicity and cure sores.
Bai Xian Pi Cortex Dictamni Densefruit Pittany Root-Bark 白藓皮 To remove damp-heat detoxicating and dispel wind.
Bai Zhi Radix Angelicae Dahuricae Dahurian Angelica Root 白芷 To dispel wind, to remove damp, to clear a stuffed nose, to relieve pain, and to promote the subsidence of swelling and drainage of pus.
Bai Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizome of Largehead Atractylodes 白术 To invigorate the function of the spleen and replenish qi, to eliminate damp by causing diuresis, to arrest excesssive perspiration, and to prevent miscarriage.
Bai Zi Ren Semen Biotae Seed of Chinese Arborvitae 柏子仁 To calm the nerves, to check excessive perspiration, and to relax the bowels.
Ban Bian Lian Herba Lobeliae Chinensis Chinese Lobelia Herb 半边莲 To promote diuresis, and to remove toxic heat.
Ban Lan Gen Radix Isatidis Seu Baphicacanthi Root of Dyers Woad. 板蓝根 To remove toxic heat, to reduce heat in blood, and to soothe sore throat.
Ban Xia Rhizoma Pinelliae Tuber of Pinellia 半夏 To remove damp and phlegm, to relieve nausea and vomiting, and to eliminate stuffiness in the chest and the epigastrium.
Ban Xia Qu Massa Fermentata Rhizpma Pinelliae Pinellia Tuber Leaven 半夏曲 ~
Ban Zhi Lian Herba Scutellariae Barbatae Barbed Skullcap 半枝莲 To remove toxic heat, and to promote diuresis.
Bang Ga Herba Aconiti Navicularis Scaphoidhelmet Monkshood 榜嘎 ~
Bao Gan Jingao ~ ~ 保肝浸膏 ~
Bei Dou Gen Rhizoma Menispermi Chinese Cinquefoil 北豆根 To remove toxic heat and relieve rheumatic pains.
Bei Mu Bulbus Fritillariae Bulb of Fritillary 贝母 To remove heat from the lung, relieve cough and resolve phlegm.
Bei Sha Shen Radix Glehniae Root of Coastal Glehnia 北沙参 To replenish yin of the lung and stomach, remove heat from the lung, and promote fluid secretion.
Bei Wu Jia Pi Cortex Acanthopanacis Radicis Chinese Silkvine Root-Bark 北五加皮 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and tonify the liver and the kidney, and strengthen the tendons and bones.
Bei Wu Wei Fructus Schiandrae Fruit of Chinese Nmagnoliavine 北五味 To arrest discharges, replenish qi, promote fluid secretion, tonify the kidney, and induce sedation.
Bi Ba Fructus Piperis Longi Long Pepper 荜拔 To dispel cold from the spleen and the stomach, to relieve pain.
Bi Cheng Qie Fructus Litseae Mountain Spicy Fruit 毕澄茄 To warm the spleen and stomach and promote the flow of qi to relieve pain.
Bi Ma You Oleum Ricini Castor Oil 蓖麻油 Purgative by stimulating intestinal peristalsis.
Bi Ma Zi Semen Ricini Castor Seed 蓖麻子 To induce subsidence of swelling and remove toxic substances, to promote purgation.
Bi Xie Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Rhizome Of Hypoglaucous Collett Yam 萆薢 1. To resolve turbid urine; 2. To expel wind and transform dampness
Bi Yu San Green Jade Powder Green Jade Powder 碧玉散 ~
Bian Dou Semen Dolichoris Hyacinth Bean 扁豆 To strengthen the spleen and transform dampness
Bian Dou Hua Flos Dolichoris Flower Of Hyacinth Dolichos 扁豆花 To strengthen the spleen and transform dampness
Bian Fu Ge Gen Rhizoma Menispermi Rhizome Of Asiatic Moonseed 蝙蝠葛根 To remove toxic heat and relieve rheumatic pains.
Bian Xu Herba Polygoni Avicularis All-Grass Of Common Knotgrass 萹蓄 To relieve dysuria, to kill parasites and to alleviate itching.
Bie Jia Carapax Trionycis Turtle Shell 鳖甲 To nourish yin and subdue exberant yang, to reduce masses and modulations, and to relieve consumptive fever.
Bing Lang Semen Arecae Areca Seed 槟榔 1. To kill parasites; 2. To promote qi circulation; 3. To promote water metabolism
Bing Pian Borneolum Syntheticum Borneol 冰片 1. To open the orifices and clear the mind; 2. To clear heat and stop pain
Bing Tang Crystal Sugar Crystal Sugar 冰糖 ~
Bo He Herba Menthae Mentha, Peppermint 薄荷 To dispel wind-heat from the head and eyes, and to promote eruption.
Bo He Nao Mentholum Menthol 薄荷脑 Similar to Peppermint Oil.
Bo Leng Gua Zi Fructus Herpetospermi Pedunculosi Fruit of Pedunculate Herpetospermum 波棱瓜子 ~
Bu Gu Zhi Fructus Psoraleae Fruit of Malaytea Scurfpea 补骨脂 To invigorate the function of the kidney, to alleviate asthma, and to relieve diarrhea.
Can Sha Excrementum Bombycis Mori Silkworm Excrement 蚕砂 1. To dispel wind and dampness; 2. To harmonize the stomach and transform dampness
Cang Er Zi Fructus Xanthii Sibirici Fruit of Siberian Cockleblur 苍耳子 To dispel wind and damp, and to relieve nasal obstruction.
Cang Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis Rhizome of Swordlike Atractylodes 苍术 To remove damp and invigorate the function of the spleen, to dispel wind-cold, and to improve eyesight.
Cao Bei Mu Bulbus Iphigeniae Indicae Bulb of Indian Iphigenia 草贝母 For dissolving phlegm
Cao Dou Kou Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai Seed of Katsumada Galangal 草豆蔻 To remove damp, to invigorate the spleen function, to warm the stomach and to arrest vomiting.
Cao Guo Fructus Tsaoko Tsaoko 草果 To remove cold-damp from the spleen and the stomach,and to stop malarial attacks.
Cao Jue Ming Semen Cassiae Cassia Seed 草决明 To remove heat from the liver, to improve eyesight, and to relax bowels.
Cao Kou Ren Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai Seed of Katsumada Galangal 草寇仁 For dissolving dampness by flavors
Cao Wu Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Kusnezoff Monkshood Root 草乌 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to warm the channels and to alleviate pain.
Cao Wu Ye Folium Aconiti Kusnezoffii Kusnezoff Monkshood Leaf 草乌叶 To remove toxic heat, and to relieve pain.
Ce Bai Ye Cacumen Et Folium Biotae Leafy Twigs of Oriental Arborvitae 侧柏叶 To arrest bleeding by removing heat from blood, and to promote the growth of black hair.
Cha Ye Folium Camelliae Sinensis Tea Leaves 茶叶 ~
Cha You Oleum Camelliae Tea-Seed Oil 茶油 ~
Chai Hu Radix Bupleuri Root of Chinese Thorowax 柴胡 To relieve fever, to soothe the liver, and to cure drooping of the eyelid and ptosis.
Chan Su Venenum Bufonis Toad Venom 蟾酥 To counteract toxicity, to relieve pain, and to restore consciousness.
Chan Tui Periostracum Cicadae Cicada Slough 蝉蜕 To dispel wind-heat, to soothe sore throat, to promote eruption, to clear the eye of corneal opacity, and to arrest spasm.
Chang Chun Hua Herba Catharanthi Rosei All-Grass of Madagascar Periwinlke 长春花 To clear heat and toxic material, cool the blood and lower blood pressure (leukemia, lymphosarcoma, hypertension, diabetes mellitus and primary thrombocytopenic purpura).
Chang Pu Rhizoma Acori Graminei Rhizome of Grassleaf Sweetflag. 菖蒲 ~
Chang Shan Radix Dichroae Root of Antifebrile Dichroa 常山 To expel phlegm and relieve malaria
Chao Mai Ya Fructus Hordei Germinatus Praeparata Prepared Germinated Barley 炒麦芽 To invigo rate the function of the spleen, to regulate the function of the stomach, and to promote the flow of milk.
Chao Shan Jia Squama Manitis Fried Anteater Scales 炒山甲 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.
Chao Shan Jia Zhu Squama Manitis Prepared Anteater Scales 炒山甲珠 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.
Chao Shen Qu Massa Fermentata Medicinalis Praeparata Medicated Leaven 炒神曲 ~
Chao Su Zi Fructus Perillae Praeparata Prepared Purple Perilla Fruit, Prepared Perilla Seed 炒苏子 1. To stop cough and soothe asthma; 2. To moisten the intestines and move feces
Chao Xiang Gan Chan Chu ~ ~ 炒香干蟾蜍 ~
Chao Zao Ren Semen Ziziphi Spinosae Praeparata Prepared Spine Date Seed 炒枣仁 To replenish the liver, to promote tranquilizations to arrest excessive perspiration, and to promote the production of body fluid.
Chao Zhi Qiao Fructus Aurantii Praeparata Prepared Fruit of Seville Orange 炒枳壳 To regulate the flow of qi, remove its stagnation, and alleviate distension.
Che Qian Cao Herba Plantaginis All-Grass of Rippleseed Plantain 车前草 To remove heat and to induce diureses, to promote expectoration, to reduce heat in blood and to counteract toxicity.
Che Qian Zi Semen Plantaginis Seed of Asiatic Pantain 车前子 To remove heat, to promote diuresis and eliminate damp, to relieve dysuria, to clear the eye, and to promote expectoration.
Chen Hao Herba Artemisiae Scopariae Capillaris, Oriental Wormwood 陈蒿 1. To clear heat and transform dampness; 2. To relieve jaundice
Chen Pi Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Dried Tangerine Peel 陈皮 To regulate the flow of qi, to invigorate the spleen function, to eliminate damp, and to resolve phlegm.
Chen Sha Cinnabaris Cinnabar 辰砂 1. To clear heart-heat and tranquilize the mind; 2. Exteral use for detoxifying and antiseptic.
Chen Xiang Lignum Aquilariae Resinatum Oily Wood of Agalloch Eaglewood 沉香 To promote the flow of qi and relieve pain, to arrest vomiting by warming the stomach, and to relieve asthma.
Chen Zong Tan ~ ~ 陈棕炭 ~
Cheng Liu Cacumen Tamaricis Tamarisk Tops 柽柳 To promote sweating and take the rash to the surface
Chi Shao Radix Paeoniae Rubra Red Peony Root 赤芍 To remove heat from blood, to eliminate blood stasis, and to relieve pain.
Chi Shi Zhi Halloysitum Rubrum Red Halloysite 赤石脂 To astringe the intestines, to arrest bleeding, and to promote the growth of new tissues.
Chi Xiao ~ ~ 赤硝 ~
Chi Xiao Dou Semen Phaseoli Rice Bean 赤小豆 to promote diuresis, to counteract toxicity, and to promote the drainage of pus.
Chong Bai La Cera Chinensis Insect Wax 虫白蜡 ~
Chong Lou Rhizoma Paridis Paris Root 重楼 To remove heat, counteract toxicity, promote the subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain, and to relieve convulsions.
Chong Wei Zi Fructus Leonuri Motherwort Fruit 茺蔚子 To activate blood circulation and regulate menstruation, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and to clear the eye of opacity.
Chou Wu Tong Folium Clerodentri Trichotomi Glorybower Leaf, Clerodendron Leaf 臭梧桐 To dispel wind and dampness
Chu Shi Fructus Broussonetiae Papermulberry Fruit 楮实 To replenish the kidney, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to clear the eye of opacity, and to promote diuresis.
Chuan Bai He Bulbus Lilii Bulb of Greenish Lily 川百合 To nourish yin and moisten the lung, and to tranquilize the mind.
Chuan Bei Mu Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae Bulb of Tendrilleaf Fritillary 川贝母 To remove heat, moisten the lung, resolve phlegm and relieve cough.
Chuan Du Zhong Cortex Eucommiae Eucommia Bark 川杜仲 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and bones, and to prevent miscarrige.
Chuan Huang Lian Rhizoma Coptidis Rhizome of Chinese Goldthread 川黄连 To remove damp-heat, quench fire and counteract toxicity.
Chuan Lian Zi Fructus Meliae Toosendan Szechwan Chinaberry Fruit 川楝子 To relieve pain by smoothing the flow of the liver qi and to repel worms.
Chuan Mu Tong Caulis Clematidis Armandii Armand Clematis Stem 川木通 To remove heat and induce diuresis, to stimulate menstrual discharge, and promote lactation.
Chuan Mu Xiang Radix Vladimiriae Common Vladimiria Root 川木香 To promote the flow of qi and relieve pain.
Chuan Niu Xi Radix Cyathulae Root of Medicinal Cyathula 川牛膝 To eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge, to allay arthralgia and ease the joint, and to relieve urinary disturbance.
Chuan Po Shi Radix Cudraniae Root of Tricuspid Cudrania 穿破石 To inhibit sarcoma
Chuan Shan Jia Squama Manitis Anteater Scales 穿山甲 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.
Chuan Shan Long Rhizoma Dioscoreae Nipponicae Ningpo Yam Rhizome 穿山龙 1. To promote blood circulation and dredge the channels; 2. To expel wind and dampness; 3. To eliminate phlegm, and relieve cough and dyspnea; 4. To clear toxic materials and relieve swelling.
Chuan Wu Radix Aconiti Root of Common Monkshood 川乌 To relieve rheumatic conditions and alleviate pain by warming the channels.
Chuan Xin Lian Herba Andrographitis All-Grass of Common Androgrphis 穿心莲 1. To clear heat and release toxins; 2. To dry dampness
Chuan Xin Lian Ye Folium Andrographitis Powder of Green Chiretta Leaves 穿心莲叶 ~
Chuan Xing Wu Tou Herba Aconiti Navicularis All-Grass of Scaphoidhelmet Monkshood 船形乌头 ~
Chuan Xiong Radix Chuanxiong;Rhizoma Chuanxiong Chuanxiong Rhizome, Szechuan Lovage Root 川芎 1. To invigorate blood and promote qi circulation; 2. To expel wind and stop pain
Chuan Xu Duan Radix Dipsaci Himalayan Teasel Root 川续断 For tonifying yang
Chui Pen Cao Herba Sedi Sarmentosi All-Grass of Stringy Stonecrop 垂盆草 To remove damp-heat, and to counteract toxicity.
Chun Gen Pi Cortex Toonae Sinensis Ailanthus Bark, Tree of Heaven Bark 椿根皮 To remove damp-heat and arrest discharges.
Chun Pi Cortex Toonae Sinensis Ailanthus Bark, Tree of Heaven Bark 椿皮 To remove damp-heat and arrest discharges.
Ci Ji Li Fructus Tribuli Fruit of Puncturevine Caltrap 刺蒺藜 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to promote blood circulation, to dispel wind, to clear the eye of opacity, and to arrest itching.
Ci Shi Magnetitum Magnetite 磁石 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to improve hearing and eyesight, to calm the nerves, and to alleviate dyspnea.
Ci Wei Pi Corium Erinacei Seu Hemiechianus Hedgedog Skin 刺猬皮 For stablizing period, controlling urine and reducing heavy blood-flow
Ci Wu Jia Radix Acanthopanacis Senticosi Root Of Manyprickle Acanthopanax 刺五加 1. To expel wind and dampness, strengthen the tendons and bones; 2. To nourish the heart and tranquilize the mind; 3. To benefit vital qi.
Cong Bulbus Allii Fistulosi Allium Bulb, Wild Scallion, Chinese Green Onion For dispersing wind-coldness
Cong Bai Bulbus Allii Fistulosi Allium Bulb, Wild Scallion, Chinese Green Onion 葱白 1. To release the exterior and promote sweating; 2. To disperse cold by invigorating yang-qi; 3. To alleviate toxins
Cu Vinegar Acetic Acid For breaking blood and dissolving stasis
Cu Liu Guo Fructus Hippophae Seabuckthorn Fruit 醋柳果 To relieve cough and promote expectoration, to promote digestion and remove stagnancy of food, and to promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis.
Cu Suan Acidum Benzoicum Acetic Acid 醋酸 ~
Cu Suan Di Sai Mi Song Dexamethasoni Acetas ~ 醋酸地塞米松 ~
Cun Dong Radix Ophiopogonis Root of Dwarf Lilyturf 寸冬 To nourish yin and promote the production of body fluid, to moisten the lung, and to ease the mind.
Da Bo Gu Herba Adhadotae Vasicae Twig Ant Leaf of Malabarnut 大驳骨 ~
Da Du Huo Radix Heraclei Maximi Root of Laxflower Cowparsnip 大独活 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to remove obstruction from the channels and relieve pain.
Da Feng Zi Ren Semen Chaulmoograe Chaulmoogra Seed 大枫子仁 To expel wind, deprive dampness, clear toxic material and kill parasites
Da Fu Pi Pericarpium Arecae Pericarp of Betelnutpalm 大附皮 To promote the descending of qi, to relieve abdominal distension, and to promote diuresis.
Da Huang Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Root And Rhizome of Sorrel Rhubarb 大黄 to promote catharsis and purge away heat, to reduce heat in blood and counteract toxicity, and to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge.
Da Huang Dou Juan Semen Sojae Germinatus Dried Soybean Sprout 大黄豆卷 ~
Da Huo Xue Caulis Sargentodoxae Stem of Sargentgloryvine 大活血 To remove toxic heat, to promote blood circulation, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Da Ji Radix Euphorbiae Pekinensis Peking Spurge Root 大戟 1. To transform water and reduce edema; 2. To disperse nodules and relieve swelling
Da Ji Herba Cirsii Japonici;Radix Cirsii Japonici;Herba Seu Radix Cirsii Japonici All-Grass of Thistle 大蓟 To arrest bleeding by reducing heat in the blood, to remove blood stasis, and to promote the subsidence of swelling.
Da Li Zi Fructus Arctii Lappae Achene of Great Burdock 大力子 To dispel wind-heat and relieve cough, to promote eruption, to counteract toxicity, and to soothe sore throat.
Da Mi ~ Rice 大米 ~
Da Ping Si Yu Rhizoma Homalomenae Rhizome of Gigantic Homalomena 大平丝芋 ~
Da Qing Mu Gen ~ ~ 大青木根 ~
Da Qing Ye Folium Isatidis Isatis Leaf 大青叶 To clear heat and toxic materials, cool blood and eliminate eruption.
Da Suan Bulbus Allii Garlic 大蒜 Toxication reduction, anthelmintic, dampness removal, and itching control
Da Xue Teng Caulis Sargentodoxae Stem of Sargentgloryvine 大血藤 To remove toxic heat, to promote blood circulation, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Da Zao Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae Jujube Chinese Date 大枣 To tonify the spleen and replenish qi, to nourish blood, and to ease the mind.
Dai Mao Carapax Eretmochelydis Turtle 玳瑁 For containing liver yang
Dai Zhe Shi Haematitum Hematite, Red Ochre 代赭石 1. To pacify the liver and subdue the yang; 2. To conduct rebellious qi downward and stop vomiting; 3. To stop bleeding
Dan Dou Chi Semen Sojae Praeparata Fermented Soybean 淡豆豉 To induce diaphoresis, to ease the mind, and to relieve fever.
Dan Fan Chalcanthitum Bluestone 胆矾 To clear accumulated wind-phlegm, eliminate toxic material, remove dampness and clear necrotic tissues
Dan Nan Xing Rhizoma Arisaema Cum Bile Bile Arisaema 胆南星 To remove heat and resolve phlegm, and to calm the nerves.
Dan Shen Radix Salviae Liguliobae Root of Ligulilobe Sage 丹参 To remove blood stasis and relieve pain, to promote the flow of blood and stimulate menstrual discharge, and to ease the mind.
Dan Xing Rhizoma Arisaema Cum Bile Bile Arisaema 胆星 To remove heat and resolve phlegm, and to calm the nerves.
Dan Zhu Ye Herba Lophatheri Lophatherum Herb 淡竹叶 To remove heat, ease the mind and promote diuresis.
Dang Gui Radix Angelicae Sinensis Root of Chinese Angelica 当归 To enrich blood, activate blood circulation, regulate menstruation, relieve pain, and relax bowels.
Dang Shen Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae Root Pilose Asiabell 党参 To reinforce qi and invigorate the function of the spleen and the lung.
Dang Shen Lu Tou Rhizoma Codonopsis Pilosulae Rhizome of Pilose Asiabell 党参芦头 ~
Dao Dou Semen Canavaliae Jack Bean 刀豆 To warm the stomach and check its upward adverse movement.
Dao Ya Fructus Oryzae Germinatus Rice-Grain Sprout 稻芽 To promote digestion, invigorate the function of the spleen and improve the appetite. Fructus Oryzae Germinatus (stir-fried):To promote digestion. Fructus Oryzae Germinatus (charred): To remove retained food.
Deng Xin Cao Medulla Junci Pith of Common Rush 灯心草 To eliminate excess fire in the heart, and to induce diuresis.
Di Bie Chong Eupolyphaga Seu Opisthoplatia ~ 地蟞虫 Blood activation and injury healing
Di Dan Tou Herba Elephantopi Scaberis All-Grass of Scabrous Elephantfoot 地胆头 ~
Di Ding Herba Violae Seu Gueldenstaedtiae All-Grass of Tokyo Violet 地丁 ~
Di Er Cao Herba Hyperici Japonici All-Grass of Japanese St. Johnswort 地耳草 1.To deprive dampness and relieve jaundice; 2. To clear heat and toxic material; 3. To promote blood circulation and relieve edema.
Di Feng Pi Cortex Illicii Difengpi Bark 地枫皮 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to promote the flow of qi and relieve pain.
Di Fu Zi Fructus Kochiae Fruit of Belvedere 地肤子 To remove damp-heat, to dispel zvind, and to relieve itching.
Di Gu Pi Cortex Lycii Radicis Root - Bark of Chinese Wolfberry 地骨皮 To reduce heat in blood, to relieve consumptive fever, and to remove heat from the lung.
Di Jin Cao Herba Euphorbiae Humifusae All-Grass of Humifuse Euphorbia 地锦草 To remove toxic heat and to arrest bleeding by reducing heat in the blood.
Di Long Pheretima Earthworm 地龙 To remove heat, to arrest convulsions, to remove obstruction from the collaterals, to relieve asthma, and to promote diuresis.
Di Shi ~ ~ 地虱 ~
Di Yu Radix Sanguisorbae Root of Garden Burnet 地榆 To arrest bleeding by dispelling heat for blood, and to counteract toxicity and cure sores.
Dian Fen Amylum Starch 淀粉 ~
Dian Qie Cao Herba Belladonnae Belladonna Herb 颠茄草 Anticholinergics.
Ding Gong Teng Caulis Erycibes Stem of Taiwan Erycibe 丁公藤 To dispel wind and deprive dampness, reduce swelling, relieve pain.
Ding Xiang Flos Caryophylli Clove 丁香 To warm the spleen and stomach, to regulate the adverse flow of the stomach qi, and to restore the kidney yang.
Ding Xiang Luo Le You Oleum Ocimi Gratissimi Ocimum Oil 丁香罗勒油 Local analgesic, antiseptic disinfectant.
Ding Xiang Ye Folium Caryophylli Clove Leaf 丁香叶 To warm the spleen and stomach, to regulate the adverse flow of the stomach qi, and to restore the kidney yang.
Ding Xiang You Oleum Caryophylli Clove Oil 丁香油 To warm the spleen and stomach, to regulate the adverse flow of the

stomach qi, and to restore the kidney yang.

Dong Chong Xia Cao Cordyceps Chinese Caterpillar Fungus 冬虫夏草 To tonify the lung and the kidney, arrest bleeding, and dispel phlegm.
Dong Gua Pi Exocarpium Benincasae Chinese Waxgourd Peel 冬瓜皮 1. To promote diuresis to relieve edema; 2. To clear summer-heat.
Dong Gua Ren Semen Benincasae Seed of Chinese Waxgourd 冬瓜仁 For promoting diuresis and dissolving inflammation
Dong Kui Guo Fructus Malvae Cluster Mallow Fruit 冬葵果 To remove heat and induce diuresis, to relieve edema.
Dong Kui Zi Semen Malvae Verticillatae Seed of Cluster Mallow 冬葵子 1. To promote urination and regulate abnormal urination; 2. To promote lactation; 3. To moisten intestines and move feces
Dong Ling Cao Herba Rabdosiae Rubescentis All-Grass of Blushred Rabdosia 冬淩草 To clear heat and toxic material, nourish yin, remove blood stasis and relieve swelling.
Dou Chi Semen Sojae Preparatum Prepared Soja, Or Prepared Soybean 豆豉 1. To release the exterior; 2. To relieve restlessness
Dou Kou Fructus Amomi Rotundus Round Cardamon Fruit 豆蔻 To resolve damp, to remove stagnancy of food, and to promote digestion.
Du Huo Radix Angelicae Pubescentis Doubleteeth Pubescent Angelica Root 独活 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to remove obstruction from the channels and relieve pain.
Du Yi Wei Radix Lamiophlomidis Rotatae Root of Common Lamiophlomis 独一味 ~
Du Zhong Cortex Eucommiae Eucommia Bark 杜仲 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and bones, and to prevent miscarrige.
Duan Bai Fan Alumen Praeparata Calcined Alum 煅白矾 To counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, to arrest discharges, and to relieve itching by external use; to arrest bleeding, to relieve diarrhea, and to dispel wind-phlegm by internal adminstration.
Duan Ci Shi Magnetitum Praeparata Calcined Magnetite 煅磁石 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to improve hearing and eyesight, to calm the nerves, and to alleviate dyspnea.
Duan Gou Gu ~ ~ 煅狗骨 ~
Duan Long Chi Dens Draconis Praeparata Prepared Dens Draconis Fossilia Dragon's Teeth 煅龙齿 Suppressing and spirit calming
Duan Long Gu Os Draconis Praeparata Prepared Dragon's Bone, Fossilized Bone 煅龙骨 1. To pacify the liver and subdue the yang; 2. To calm the heart and soothe the mind; 3. To relieve leukorrhea and arrest seminal emissions or sweating
Duan Long Mu ~ ~ 煅龙牡 ~
Duan Shi Gao Gypsum Fibrosum Praeparata Calcined Gypsum 煅石膏 To dispel dampness, to replenish muscle, curing sore, to stop bleeding.
Duan Wa Leng Concha Arcae Praeparata Calcined Arc Shell 煅瓦楞 To eliminate phlegm, to remove blood stasis, to soften hard masses and dissolve lumps, and to relieve gastric pain by reducing acid.
Duan Xue Liu Herba Clinopodii Clinopodium Herb 断血流 To arrest bleeding.
Duan Zhi Ran Tong Pyritum Praeparata Calcined Pyrite 煅自然铜 To eliminate blood stasis, to promote healing of fracture and to relieve pain.
E Bu Shi Cao Herba Centipedae Small Centipeda Herb 鹅不食草 To relieve nasal obstruction and cough.
E Jiao Colla Corii Asini Donkey Hide Gelatin 阿胶 1. To nourish blood; 2. To stop bleeding; 3. To replenish yin and moisten the lungs
E Zhu Rhizoma Curcumae Zedoary Rhizome 莪术 To promote the flow of qi and eliminate blood stasis with strong effect, and to relieve pain by removing the stagnation of undigested food.
E Zhu You Oleum Curcumae Zedoary Oil 莪术油 To promote the flow of qi and eliminate blood stasis with strong effect, and to relieve pain by removing the stagnation of undigested food.
Er Cao Herba Hyperici Japonici All-Grass Of Japanese St. Johnswort 耳草 1. To deprive dampness and relieve jaundice; 2. To clear heat and toxic material; 3. To promote blood circulation and relieve edema.
Er Cha Catechu Black Catechu 儿茶 To reduce toxic and to remove dampness.
Fa Ban Xia Rhizoma Pinelliae Preparata Prepared Pinellia Tuber 法半夏 To remove dampness and to resolve phlegm.
Fan Bai Cao Herba Potentillae Discoloris All-Grass of Discolor Cinquefoil 翻白草 1. To clear heat and toxic material; 2. To cool the blood and stop bleeding.
Fan Xie Ye Folium Sennae Senna Leaf 番泻叶 To purge feces downward
Fang Feng Radix Saposhnikoviae Divaricatae Root of Divaricate Saposhnikovia 防风 To induce diaphoresis, to dispel wind, to alleviate rheumatic conditions, and to relieve spasm.
Fang Hai Eriocheir Sinensis Seu Poramon ~ 方海 ~
Fang Ji Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae Root of Fourstamen Stephania 防己 to promote diuresis and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Fei Lian Herba Cardui Crispi All-Grass Or Root of Curly Bristlethistle 飞廉 ~
Fei Zi Semen Torreyae Torrya Seed 榧子 To kill parasites
Fen Bi Xie Rhizoma Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Hypoglaucous Collett Yam Rhizome 粉萆薢 To remove turbid damp, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Fen Fang Ji Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae Stephania Tetrandra 粉防己 1. To expel wind-dampness and alleviate pain; 2. To promote diuresis and relieve edema; 3. To eliminate phlegm and relieve asthma; 4. To lower blood pressure; 5. Anti-carcinogenic.
Fen Mu Cao ~ ~ 坟墓草 ~
Feng Fang Nidus Vespae Honeycomb 蜂房 To dispel wind, to counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, and to relieve itching.
Feng La Cera Flava Beeswax 蜂蜡 To arrest discharges, promote healing of wounds and tissue regeneration, and alleviate pain.
Feng Mi Mel Honey 蜂蜜 To replenish the spleen and stomach, to relieve dryness, to alleviate pain, and to counteract toxicity.
Feng Wei Cao Herba Pteridis Multifidae All-Grass of Chinese Brake 凤尾草 1. To clear heat and toxic material; 2. To cool the blood and stop bleeding.
Feng Xian Tou Gu Cao Herba Speranskiae Tuberculatae All-Grass of Tubercultae Speranskia 凤仙透骨草 For dispelling wind-dampness and dispersing coldness
Feng Xiang Zhi Resina Liquidambaris Beautiful Sweetgum Resin 枫香脂 To promote blood circulation and relieve pain, to counteract toxicity, to stimulate tissue regeneration, and to reduce heat from blood.
Flos Asteris Flos Asteris ~ 紫菀花 ~
Fo Er Cao Herba Gnaphalii Affinis All-Grass of Cudweed 佛耳草 Antitussive and expectorant.
Fo Shou Fructus Citri Sarcodactylis Finger Citron 佛手 To regulate the qi of the liver and stomach, and relieve pain.
Fu Hai Shi Pumex Pumice 浮海石 ~
Fu Ling Poria Indian Bread 茯苓 To promote diuresis, to invigorate the spleen function, and to calm the mind.
Fu Ling Pi Exodermis Poria Indian Bread Peel 茯苓皮 To promote diuresis, to invigorate the spleen function, and to calm the mind.
Fu Pen Zi Fructus Rubi Fruit of Palmleaf Raspberry 复盆子 To benefit the kidney, and arrest seminal discharge and excessive urination.
Fu Pian Rhizoma Aconiti Lateralis Common Monkshood Daughter Root 附片 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Fu Ping Herba Spirodelae All-Grass of Common Ducksmeat 浮萍 To dispel wind-heat, to promote eruption, and to promote diuresis.
Fu Shen Poria Indian Bread With Pine 茯神 To promote diuresis and reduce inflammation
Fu Xiao Mai Fructus Tritici Levis Light Wheat 浮小麦 1. To tonify qi and clear heat; 2. To stop sweating
Fu Zi Radix Aconiti Lateralis Common Monkshood Daughter Root 附子 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae Root of Ural Licorice 甘草 To reinforce the function of the spleen and replenish qi, to remove heat and counteract toxicity, to dispel phlegm and relieve cough, to alleviate spasmodic pain, and to moderate drug actions.
Gan Cao Shao Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis Tip of Licorice Root 甘草稍 ~
Gan Jiang Rhizoma Zingiberis Dried Ginger 干姜 To dispel cold from the spleen and the stomach, to promote recovery from collapse, and to eliminate damp and phlegm.
Gan Lan Fructus Canarii Chinese White Olive 橄榄 To remove heat and cure sore throat, to promote the production of body fluid, and counteract toxicity.
Gan Lu Rou Caro Verci Dried Venison 干鹿肉 ~
Gan Qi Resina Toxicodendri Dried Lacquer 干漆 To eliminate blood stasis, and to kill worms.
Gan Qing Qing Lan Herba Dracocephali Tangutici All-Grass of Tangut Dragonhead 甘青青兰 ~
Gan Song Radix Seu Rhizoma Nardostachyos Nardostachys Root 甘松 To regulate the flow of qi and relieve pain, and to invigorate the spleen function.
Gan Sui Radix Kansui Root of Gansui 甘遂 To promote drastic purgation and expel the retained water.
Gang Mei Radix Ilicis Asprellae Root of Roughhaired Holly 岗梅 Increasing coronary flow and myocardial contractility in guinea-pigs in vitro.
Gao Ben Rhizoma Ligustici Rhizome of Chinese Ligusticum 槁本 To relieve pain by dispelling wind, cold and damp.
Gao Li Shen Radix Ginseng Korea Korean Ginseng 高丽参 ~
Gao Liang Jiang Rhizoma Alpiniae Officinarum Lesser Galangal Rhizome 高粱姜 To dispel cold and warm the middle-jiao, alleviate pain and relieve vomiting.
Gao Shan La Gen Cai Herba Pegaeophyti Scapiflorae All-Grass of Acaulescent Pegaeophyton 高山辣根菜 ~
Ge Gen Radix Puerariae Root of Lobed Kudzuvine 葛根 To relieve fever, to promote the production of body fluid, to facilitate eruption, and to arrest diarrhea.
Ge Hua Flos Puerariae Lobatae Flower Bud of Lobed Kudzuvine 葛花 To relieve fever, to promote the production of body fluid,to facilitate eruption, and to arrest diarrhea.
Ge Jie Gecko Tokay Gecko 蛤蚧 To reinforce the function of the lung and the kidney, to relieve asthma, and to promote virility and replenish vital essence.
Ge Qiao Concha Meretricis Seu Cyclinae Clam Shell 蛤壳 To remove heat and resolve phlegm, to soften hard masses and eliminate modulations, and to alleviate epigastric pain by inhibiting acid secretion.
Gong Lao Mu Caulis Mahoniae Stem of Leatherleaf Mahonia 功劳木 To remove dimp-heat, quench fire, and counteract toxicity.
Gou Gu Ye Folium Ilicis Cornutae Chinese Holly Leaf 狗骨叶 To remove heat, to subdue the hyperactivity of the liver, and to replenish the kidney-yin.
Gou Ji Rhizoma Cibotii Cibot Rhizome 狗脊 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the back, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Gou Qi Zi Fructus Lycii Fruit of Chinese Wolfberry 枸杞子 To benefit the liver and the kidney, to replenish vital essence and to improve eyesight.
Gou Shen Testis Et Penis Canis Dog Testis 狗肾 To tonify the kidneys and strengthen yang
Gou Teng Ramulus Uncariae Cum Uncis Gambir Plant 钩藤 To remove heat, subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and arrest convulsions.
Gou Zai Hua ~ ~ 狗仔花 ~
Gu Jing Cao Flos Eriocauli Pipewort Flower 谷精草 To expel wind and heat and to clear the eye of corneal opacity.
Gu Sui Bu Rhizoma Drynariae Rhizome of Heartleaf Drynaria 骨碎补 To replenish the kidney, to strengthen the bones, to promote the healing of fracture, and to relieve pain.
Gu Ya Fructus Setariae Germinatus;Fructus Oryzae Germinatus Millet Sprout 谷芽 To promote digestion, invigorate the function of the spleen and improve appetite.
Gua Di Calycis Melo Muskmelon Base 瓜蒂 To promote vomitting
Gua Jin Deng Calyx Seu Fructus Physalis Franchet Groundcherry Fruit 挂金灯 To remove toxic heat, to soothe a sore throat, to resolve phlegm, and to relieve dysuria.
Gua Lou Fructus Trichosanthis Fruit of Mongolian Snakegourd 瓜篓 To remove heat and eliminate phlegm, to alleviate chest pain,and to facilitate bowel movement.
Gua Lou Pi Pericarpium Trichosanthis Snakegourd Peel 瓜篓皮 To remove heat and resolve phlegm, and to smooth the flow of qi in the chest.
Gua Lou Zi Semen Trichosanthis Snakegourd Seed 瓜篓子 To resolve phlegm and to relieve taxation.
Guan Mu Tong Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis Stem of Manchurian Dutchmanspipe 关木通 To remove heat from the heart, to relieve dysuria and promote diuresis, to stimulate menstrual discharge, and to promote the flow of milk.
Guan Ye Lian Qiao Hypericum Perforatum St John's Wort 贯叶连翘 ~
Guan Zong Rhizoma Dryopteris Crassirhizomae Root of Chinese Angelica 贯众 1. To kill parasites; 2. To clear heat and release toxins; 3. To stop bleeding
Guang Di Long Pheretima Earthworm 广地龙 To remove heat, to arrest convulsions, to remove obstruction from the collaterals, to relieve asthma, and to promote diuresis.
Guang Dong Jin Qian Cao Herba Desmodii Styracifolii Snowbellleaf Tickclover Herb 广东金钱草 To clear heat, promote diuresis and relieve stranguria.
Guang Fang Ji Radix Aristolochiae Fangchi Southern Fangchi Root 广防己 To dispel wind, relieve pain, reduce heat and induce diuresis.
Guang Huo Xiang Herba Pogostemonis All-Grass of Cablin Potchouli 广霍香 To resolve turbid damp, improve appetite, arrest vomiting and to dispel smmer-heat or summer-damp.
Guang Huo Xiang Ye Folium Pogostemonis Leaf of Cabline Potchouli 广藿香叶 To resolve turbid damp, improve appetite, arrest vomiting and to dispel summer-heat or summer-damp.
Guang Huo Xiang You Oleum Pogostemonis Oil of Cabline Potchouli 广藿香油 To resolve turbid damp, improve appetite, arrest vomiting and to dispel summer-heat or summer-damp.
Guang Jin Qian Cao Herba Desmodii Styracifolli Snowbellleaf Tickclover Herb 广金钱草 To remove damp-heat, induce diuresis and relieve dysuria.
Guang Mu Xiang Radix Aucklandiae Root of Saussurea 广木香 To regulate qi
Guang Xi E Zhu Rhizoma Curcumae Rhizome of Kwangsi Turmeric 广西莪术 To promote the flow of qi and eliminate blood stasis with strong effect, and to relieve pain by removing the stagnation of undigested food.
Guang Zao Fructus Choerospondiatis Fruit of Axillary Choerospondias 广枣 To promote the flow of qi and blood, to replenish the heart and allay excitement.
Gui Ban Plastrum Testudinis Tortoise Plastron 龟板 1. To nourish yin and subdue yang; 2. To tonify the kidneys and strengthen the bones
Gui Ban Jiao Colla Carapacis Et Plastri Testudinis Gelatin of Tortoise Plastron 龟板胶 1. To nourish yin and subdue yang; 2. To tonify the kidneys and strengthen the bones
Gui Jia Carapax Et Plastrum Testudinis Tortoise Shell 龟甲 To nourish yin and subdue the overflowing of yang, to replenish the kidney and strengthen the bones, and to enrich blood and benefit the mind.
Gui Jin Yu Ramulus Euonymi Twig of Winged Euonymus 鬼箭羽 For activating blood and modulating period
Gui Mao Zhen Microphale Pilosipe Microphale Pilosipe 鬼毛针 ~
Gui Pi You Oleum Corticis Cinnamomi Cinnamon Oil 桂皮油 ~
Gui Zhen Cao Herba Bidentis All-Grass of Spanishneedles 鬼针草 1. To clear the superficial heat; 2. To clear heat and toxic materials; 3. To clear dampness and heat from the gastrointestines.
Gui Zhi Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassia Twig 桂枝 To induce perspiration, to warm the channels and stimulate menstrual discharge, to reinforce yang, to relieve palpitation, and to promote the descending of qi.
Guo Lu Huang Herba Lysimachiae All-Grass of Heavyspike Loosestrife 过路黄 For promoting diuresis and reducing yellowness
Ha Ma You Oviductus Ranae Forest Frog's Oviduct 蛤蟆油 To replenish kidney essence, to nourish yin, and to moisten the lung.
Hai Er Cha Radix Pseudostellariae Black Catechu 孩儿茶 Supplement vital energy and promote the production of body fluid: For insufficiency of spleen-yin, spleen-energy, lung-yin and lung-energy manifested as poor appetite, fatigue, thirst and general debility during convalescence; for dryness of lung with non
Hai Er Shen Radix Pseudostellariae Prince Ginseng Root 孩儿参 ~
Hai Feng Teng Caulis Piperis Kadsurae;Caulis Piperis Futokadsurae Stem of Kadsura Pepper 海风藤 To relieve rheumatic conditions.
Hai Fu Shi Pumex Pumice 海浮石 1. To clear heat in the lungs and resolve phlegm; 2. To soften hardness and release nodules
Hai Ge Ke Concha Cyclinae Clam Shell 海蛤壳 1. To clear heat in the lungs and resolve phlegm; 2. To soften hardness and release nodules
Hai Gou Shen Penis Et Testes Callorhini Seal's Genitals 海狗肾 To warm the kidney, invigorate yang, replenish the vital essence and reinforce the marrow
Hai Jin Sha Spora Lygodii Spore of Japanese Climbing Fern 海金沙 To promote diuresis and treat stranguria
Hai Long Syngnathus Pipe Fish 海龙 To warm the kidney and promote virility, to reduce modulation, and to induce subsidence of swelling.
Hai Ma Hippocampus Sea-Horse 海马 To warm the kidney and promote virility, to reduce modulation, and to induce subsidence of swelling.
Hai Piao Xiao Os Sepiellae Seu Sepiae Cuttlebone 海螵蛸 To stop bleeding, to arrest seminal discharge or leukorrhea, to inhibit gastric secretion, and to promote the healing of wound.
Hai Shen Holothuria Leucospilota Sea Cucumber 海参 ~
Hai Tong Pi Cortex Erythrinae Bark of Oriental Variegated Coralbean 海桐皮 1. To dispel wind and dampness; 2. To clear the meridians
Hai Zao Sargassum Seaweed 海藻 To soften indurated mass, to eliminate phlegm and dissipate modulation, and to induce diuresis.
Han Cai Herha Rorippae All-Grass of Montane Rorippa 旱菜 To eliminate phlegm and relieve cough; 2. To clear toxic material to relieve carbuncle; 3. To deprive dampness and relieve jaundice.
Han Fang Ji Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae Fourstamen Stephania Root 汉防己 1. To expel wind-dampness and alleviate pain; 2. To promote diuresis and relieve edema; 3. To eliminate phlegm and relieve asthma; 4. To lower blood pressure; 5. Anti-carcinogenic.
Han Lian Cao Herba Ecliptae Prostratae Eclipta 旱莲草 For tonifying ying
Han San Qi Radix Notoginseng Sanchi 汉三七 To eliminate blood stasis, arrest bleeding, promote subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain.
Han Shi Massa Hanshi Fermentata ~ 寒食 ~
Han Shui Shi Calcitum Mirabilitum Crystallina 寒水石 For clearing heat and purging fire
Hang Fan Alumen Hangzhou Alum 杭矾 To counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, to arrest discharges, and to relieve itching by external use; to arrest bleeding, to relieve diarrhea, and to dispel wind-phlegm by internal administration.
Hang Ju Flos Chrysanthemi Chrysanthemum Flower 杭菊 To dispel wind-heat, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and improve eyesight.
Hang Shao Radix Paeoniae Alba White Peony Root 杭芍 1. To nourish blood and consolidate the yin; 2. To pacify the liver and stop pain; 3. To soothe liver yang
He Cao Ya Gemma Agrimoniae Agrimonia Bud 鹤草芽 1. To kill parasites; 2. To purge stool
He Geng Petiolus Nelumbinis Lotus Petiole 荷梗 ~
He Huan Hua Flos Albiziae Albizia Flower 合欢花 To ease the mind and induce tranquilization.
He Huan Pi Cortex Albiziae Bark of Silktree Albizzia 合欢皮 To ease the mind and induce tranquillization, and to promote subsidence of swelling by activating blood circulation.
He Shi Fructus Carpesii Common Carpesium Fruit 鹤虱 To kill parasites
He Shou Wu Radix Polygoni Multiflori Root of Tuber Fleeceflower 何首乌 To counteract toxicity, to cure carbuncles, and to relax the bowels.
He Tao Ren Semen Juglandis English Walnut Seed 核桃仁 To tonify the kidney, to warm the lung, and to relax the bowels.
He Ye Folium Nelumbinis Lotus Leaf 荷叶 To relieve summer-heat, to invigorate the spleen function of the spleen and arrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood.
He Zi Fructus Chebulae Medicine Terminalia Fruit 诃子 To check diarrhea and chronic cough, and to soothe the sore throat.
Hei Chou Semen Pharbitidis Pharbitis Seed 黑丑 To promote drastic purgation for clearing away retained fluid, and to kill worms.
Hei Ci Shi Magnetitum Black Magnetite 黑磁石 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to improve hearing and eyesight, to calm the nerves, and to alleviate dyspnea.
Hei Cu Vinegar Contamned Acetic Acid 黑醋 For breaking blood and dissolving stasis
Hei Dou Semen Glycine Max Black Bean 黑豆 ~
Hei Jiang Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens Praeparata Prepared Ginger 黑姜 1. To warm the meridian to stop bleeding.
Hei Lao Hu Gen Radix Kadsurae Coccineae Root of Scarlet Kadsura 黑老虎根 ~
Hei Mu Er Auricularia Auricula-Judae Aruicularia 黑木耳 For cooling blood and stopping bleeding
Hei Xi Stannum Black Tin 黑锡 ~
Hei Zhi Ma Semen Sesami Nigrum Black Sesame 黑芝麻 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to replenish vital essence and blood, and to relax the bowels.
Hei Zhong Cao Semen Nigellae Fennelflower Seed 黑种草 To replenish the kidney and benefit the brain, to stimulate menstruation, to promote the flow of milk, and to induce diuresis.
Herba Chrysanthemi Tatsiiensis Herba Chrysanthemi Tatsiiensis ~ ~
Herba Fragariae Herba Fragariae ~ 草莓 ~
Herba Oxytropidis Herba Oxytropidis ~ ~
Hong Da Ji Radix Knoxiae Knoxia Root 红大戟 To promote drastic purgation and expel the retained water, and to counteract toxicity and induce subsidence of swelling and modulation.
Hong Dou Kou Fructus Galangae Galanga Galangal Fruit 红豆蔻 To dispel damp-cold, to invigorate the function of the spleen, and to promote digestion.
Hong Fen Hydrargyri Oxydum Rubrum Red Mercuric Oxide 红粉 To draw out of the pus, to remove the putrid tissues and to promote the growth of new tissues.
Hong Hua Flos Carthami Safflower 红花 To activate blood circulation and stimulate menstrual discharge, and to remove blood stasis and relieve pain.
Hong Jing Tian Radix Et Rhizoma Rhodiolae All-Grass of Rhodiola 红景天 For tonifying qi
Hong Lian Herba Lagotidis All-Grass of Shorttube Lagotis 洪连 ~
Hong Qi Radix Hedysari Manyinflorescenced Sweetvetch Root 红芪 To reinforce qi and strengthen the superficial resistance, to promote diuresis
Hong Qu Semen Oryzae Cum Monasco Fermentatum Red Yeast Rice 红曲 For activating blood and reducing pain
Hong Shen Radix Ginseng Rubra Red Ginseng 红参 Replenish vital essence, promote blood circualtion and relieve collapse. To reinforce qi and to stanch bleeding.
Hong Zao Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae Jujube Chinese Date 红枣 To tonify the spleen and replenish qi, to nourish blood, and to ease the mind.
Hou Pu Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis Bark of Officinal Magnolia 厚朴 To eliminate damp and relieve distension.
Hou Pu Hua Flos Magnoliae Offcinalis Officinal Magnolia Flower 厚朴花 To regulate the flow of qi and eliminate damp.
Hou Tou Gu Hericium Erinaceus Mushroom 猴头菇 It contains polysaccharide and polypeptide mainly. 1. Inhibiting synthesis of DNA and RNA in cancer cells; 2. Inhibiting sarcoma and Ehrlich-Ascites tumor in vitro.
Hu Er Cao Herba Saxifragae Stem Or Leaf of Fung Waxplant 虎耳草 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
Hu Gu Os Tigris Tiger's Bone 虎骨 1. To dispel wind and dampness and stop pain; 2. To strengthen tendons and bones
Hu Huang Lian Rhizoma Picrorhizae Rhizome of Figwortflower Picrohiza 胡黄莲 To remove damp-heat, and to relieve comsumptive fiver.
Hu Ji Sheng Herba Visci Colored Mistletoe Herb 槲寄生 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and the bones, and to prevent abortion.
Hu Jiao Fructus Piperis Pepper Fruit 胡椒 To dispel cold from the stomach, and to eliminate phlegm.
Hu Lu Pericarpium Lagenariae Calabash Gourd 葫芦 To promote water metabolism and reduce edema
Hu Lu Ba Semen Trigonellae Seed of Common Fenugreek 葫芦巴 To warm the kidney, dispel cold, and relieve pain.
Hu Lu Cha Herba Desmodii Triquetri Root of Triquetrous Tadehagi 葫芦茶 Inhibiting the growth of Candida albicans in vitro.
Hu Po Succinus Amber, Succinus 琥珀 1. To calm and tranquilize the mind; 2. To invigorate the blood and release stagnation; 3. To promote urination
Hu Sui Herba Coriandri Coriander 胡荽 To promote sweating and bring the rash to the surface
Hu Tao Ren Semen Juglandis Walnut Seed, Walnut Kernel 胡桃仁 1. To tonify the lungs and kidneys; 2. To moisten the intestines and move feces
Hu Zhang Rhizoma Polygoni Cuspidati Rhizome of Gaint Knotweed 虎杖 To dispel wind and damp, to eliminate blood stasis and alleviate pain, to relieve cough, and to resolve phlegm.
Hua Fen Radix Trichosanthis Root of Pedateleaf Snakegourd 花粉 ~
Hua Jiao Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Pricklyash Peel 花椒 To warm the spleen and the stomach and relieve pain, to kill worms, and to relieve itching.
Hua Ju Hong Exocarpium Citri Grandis Pummelo Peel 化橘红 To dispel cold, eliminate damp and phlegm, and arrest emesis or nausea.
Hua Qian Jin Teng Radix Stephaniae Sinicae Root of Chinese Stephania 华千金藤
Hua Rui Shi Ophicalcitum Ophicalcite 花蕊石 To remove blood stasis and arrest bleeding.
Hua Shan Shen Radix Physochlainae Funneled Physochlaina Root 华山参 To relieve asthma and cough, and to induce sedation.
Hua Sheng Yi Testa Arachidis Hypogaeae Semino-Dermis Arachidis 花生衣 To stop bleeding by astringing bleeding and enrich blood.
Hua Shi Talcum Talc 滑石 To relieve dysuria, to eliminate summer heat and damp, and to arrest discharges.
Hua Shi Fen Pulvis Talci Talc Powder 滑石粉 To relieve dysuria, to eliminate summer-heat and damp, and to arrest discharges.
Huai Hua Flos Sophorae Flower Bud of Japanese Pagodatree 槐花 To arrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood, and to quench excess fire in the liver.
Huai Jiao Fructus Sophorae Pod of Japanese Pagodatree 槐角 For cooling blood and stopping bleeding
Huai Niu Xi Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae Root of Twotooth Achyranthes 怀牛膝 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and bones, to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge, and to lead the blood to flow downward.
Huai Shan Yao Rhizoma Dioscoreae Rhizome of Biglcaf Yam 淮山药 To replenish the spleen and stomach, to promote fluid secretion and benefit the lung, and to strengthen the kidney and restrain seminal discharge. Rhizoma Dioscoreae (stir-fried with bran) To replenish the spleen and promote the stomach function.
Huang Bai Cortex Phellodendri Phellodendron Bark 黄柏 1. To clear heat and dry dampness; 2. To reduce fire and release toxins
Huang Bi Cortex Phellodendri Bark of Amur Corktree 黄蘗 For clearing heat and eliminating dampness
Huang Gou Shen Testis Et Penis Canis Familiaris Dog Testis 黄狗肾 To tonify the kidneys and strengthen yang
Huang Hao Herba Artemisiae Annuae All-Grass of Sweet Wormwood 黄蒿 For clearing weakness and heat
Huang Hua Di Ding Herba Crotalariae Albidae All-Grass of Diluteyellow Crotalaria 黄花地丁 To remove toxic heat, to promote subsidence of swelling and modulation, and to relieve dysuria.
Huang Jin Aurum Gold 黄金 ~
Huang Jing Rhizoma Polygonati Rhizome of Fragrant Solomonseal 黄精 To reinforce qi and nourish yin, to invigorate the function of the spleen, to moisten the lung, and to benefit the kidney.
Huang Jiu Glutinous Rice Wine Yellow Wing 黄酒 For activating blood and reducing pain
Huang Lian Rhizoma Coptidis Rhizome of Chinese Goldthread 黄连 To remove damp-heat, quench fire and counteract toxicity.
Huang Qi Radix Astragali Root of Membranous Milkvetch 黄芪 To reinoforce qi and invigorate the function of the spleen.
Huang Qin Radix Scutellariae Root of Baikal Skullcap 黄芩 To remove damp-heat, to quench fire and counteract toxicity, to arrest bleeding, and to prevent abortion.
Huang Qin Dai Baicalinum Baicalin 黄芩甙 ~
Huang Yao Zi Rhizoma Dioscoreae Bulbiferae Rhizome of Airpotato Yam 黄药子 To remove phlegm, disperse the lumps, detoxify and relieve swelling.
Hui Xiang Fructus Foeniculi Fennel Fruit 茴香 1. To dispel cold and stop pain; 2. To regulate qi and harmonize the stomach
Huo Ma Ren Semen Cannabis;Fructus Cannabis Hemp Seed 火麻仁 To relieve taxation.
Huo Xiang Herba Agastaches All-Grass of Wrinkled Gianthyssop 霍香 1. To transform dampness; 2. To dispel summer-heat; 3. To stop vomiting
Huo Xiang Ye Folium Agastachis Leaf of Wrinkled Gianthyssop 霍香叶 1. To transform dampness; 2. To dispel summer-heat; 3. To stop vomiting
Ji Cai Herba Capsellae All-Grass of Shepherdspurse 荠菜 1. Cool the blood and stop bleeding; 2. Clear heat and promote diuresis; 3. Lower blood pressure.
Ji Dan Fel Gallus Domesticus Chicken Bile 鸡胆 For dissolving phlegm
Ji Gu Cao Herba Abri Canton Love-Pea Vine 鸡骨草 To remove toxic heat, and to relieve the depressed liver and alleviate pain.
Ji Guan Hua Flos Celosiae Cristatae Cockscomb Flower 鸡冠花 To arrest discharge.
Ji Li Fructus Tribuli Puncturevine Caltrop Fruit 蒺藜 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to promote blood circulation, to dispel wind, to clear the eye of opacity, and to arrest itching.
Ji Mu Herba Loropetali Chinese Loropetalum 继木 1. Clear heat and toxic material and relieve diarrhea; 2. Stop bleeding by astringing; 3. Promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis.
Ji Nei Jin Endothelium Corneum Gigeriae Galli Chicken's Gizzard-Skin 鸡内金 1. To eliminate food retention; 2. To transform stones
Ji Shi Teng Herba Paederiae All-Grass of Chinese Fevervine 鸡矢藤 1. Strengthen the stomach and improve digestion; 2. Relieve nocturnal emission; 3. Disperse blood stasis and eliminate stones
Ji Tai Embryo Gallus Domesticus Chick-Fetus 鸡胎 ~
Ji Xing Zi Semen Impatientis Seed of Garden Balsam 急性子 To remove stagnation of qi, eliminate blood stasis, and soften hard masses.
Ji Xue Cao Herba Centellae Asiatic Pennywort Herb 积雪草 To remove heat and damp, to counteract toxicity, and to promote subsidence of swelling.
Ji Xue Teng Caulis Millettiae; Caulis Spatholobi Suberect Spatholobus Stem 鸡血藤 To enrich the blood, to activate blood circulation, and to remove obstruction of the channels and collaterals.
Ji Zi Huang Ovum Gallus Domesticus Flavus Fresh Egg Yolk 鸡子黄 For tonifying ying
Jia Gen Radix Solani Melongenae Root of Garden Eggplant 茄根 ~
Jian Qu ~ ~ 建曲 Food digestion
Jiang Can Bombyx Batryticatus Stiff Silkworm 僵蚕 1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To expel wind and stop pain; 3. To dispel toxins and disperse nodules
Jiang Huang Rhizoma Curcumae Longae Rhizome of Common Turmeric 姜黄 To eliminate blood stasis, promote the flow of qi, stimulate menstrual discharge and relieve pain.
Jiang Pi Cortex Zingiberis Ginger Peel 姜皮 ~
Jiang Xiang Lignum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Rosewood Odoriferous Rosewood 降香 To relieve pain by promoting the circulation of qi and blood, and to arrest bleeding.
Jiang Xiang You Oleum Dalbergiae Odoriferae Odoriferous Rosewood Oil 降香油 To relieve pain by promoting the circulation of qi and blood, and to arrest bleeding.
Jiang Yong ~ ~ 僵蛹 For containing wind and stopping pain
Jiao Bing Lang Semen Arecae Praeparata Charred Areca Seed 焦槟榔 To promote digestion and to relax bowels.
Jiao Mai Ya Fructus Hordei Germinatus Praeparata Charred Malt 焦麦芽 ~
Jiao Mu Semen Zanthoxyli Bungeani Seed of Bunge Pricklyash 椒目 For warming the interior
Jiao San Xian ~ ~ 焦三仙 ~
Jiao Shan Zhi Fructus Gardeniae Preparata Prepared Fruit of Cape Jasmine 焦山栀 ~
Jie Cao Gen Radix Seu Rhizoma Valerianae Valerian 缬草根 ~
Jie Geng Radix Platycodi Platycodon Root 桔梗 To relieve cought, to soothe sore throat, and to promote expectoration and discharge of pus.
Jie Gu Mu Ramulus Sambuci Williamsii Twig of Williams Elder 接骨木 For dispelling wind-dampness and strengthening muscle and bone
Jie Sui Herba Schizonepetae All-Grass of Fineleaf Schizonepeta 芥穗 To induce diaphoresis, to dispel wind, and to promote eruptions.
Jie Zi Semen Sinapis Mustard Seed 芥子 To relieve dyspnea and cough by eliminating cold-phlegm, to reduce modulation, and to relieve pain by removing the obstruction of collaterals.
Jin Bo Aurum Gold Sheet 金箔 Supression and spirit calming
Jin Fei Cao Herba Inulae All-Grass of Japanese Inula 金沸草 To relieve cough and dyspnea, and eliminate retained phlegm.
Jin Gou Ji Rhizoma Cibotii Cibot Rhizome 金狗脊 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the back, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Jin Guo Lan Radix Tinosporae Root of Hairystalk Tinospora 金果榄 To remove toxic heat, to cure sore throat and to relieve pain.
Jin Lian Hua Flos Trollii Chinensis Flower of Chinese Globeflower 金莲花 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
Jin Ling Zi Fructus Meliae Toosendan Szechwan Chinaberry Fruit 金铃子 To relieve pain by smoothing the flow of the liver qi and to repel worms.
Jin Mao Gou Ji Rhizoma Cibotii Cibot Rhizome 金毛狗脊 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the back, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Jin Meng Shi Lapis Micae Aureus Mica-Schist 金礞石 To eliminate phlegm and to relieve cough and dyspnea, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver and to arrest convulsions.
Jin Qian Bai Hua She Bungarus Parvus Coin-Like White-Banded Snake 金钱白话蛇 To dispel wind, to remove obstruction of the collaterals, and to relieve spasm.
Jin Qian Cao Herba Glechomae Longitubae Christina Loosestrife 金钱草 To remove damp-heat, relieve dysuria, and to promote subsidence of swelling.
Jin Qiao Mai Rhizoma Fagopyri Cymosi Wild Buckwheat Rhizome 金荞麦 1. Its extractum and component flavanol promotes macrophage phagocytosis in the peritoneum of mouse; 2. Flavanol is also an anti-inflammatory component. It promotes blood circulation and inhibits the agglutination of blood platelet.
Jin Yin Hua Flos Lonicerae Honeysuckle Flower 金银花 To remove toxic heat and dispel wind-heat.
Jin Ying Gen Radix Rosae Laevigatae Root of Cherokee Rose 金樱根 ~
Jin Ying Zi Fructus Rosae Laevigatae Fruit of Cherokee Rose 金樱子 1. To control the essence; 2. To astringe the intestines and stop diarrhea; 3. To decrease urination
Jing Da Ji Radix Euphorbiae Pekinensis Peking Euphorbia Root 京大戟 To promote drastic purgation.
Jing Jie Herba Schizonepetae All-Grass of Fineleaf Schizonepeta 荆芥 To induce diaphoresis, to dispel wind, and to promote eruptions.
Jing Mi Semen Oryzae Sativae Rice 粳米 ~
Jing Yao Cao Herba Chrysosplenii All-Grass of Goldsaxifrage 金腰草 ~
Jiu Vinum Ethanol For activating blood and reducing pain
Jiu Bi Ying Cortex Ilicis Rotundae Illicium Bark 救必应 1. Hemostatic. Ilexanin B shortens the blood coagulation time in vitro; 2. Causing vasoconstriction in experimental animals.
Jiu Cai Zi Semen Allii Tuberosi Tuber Onion Seed 韭菜子 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to promote virility, and to arrest spontaneous emission.
Jiu Da Huang Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Root And Rhizome of Sorrel Rhubarb In Wine 酒大黄 ~
Jiu Li Xiang Folium Et Cacumen Murrayae Murraya Jasminorage 九里香 To promote the flow of qi, relieve pain, to resolve blood stasis.
Jiu Xiang Chong Aspongopus Stink-Bug 九香虫 To regulate the flow of qi and relieve pain, to warm the stomach, and to restore kidney yang.
Jiu Yan Shi ~ ~ 九眼石 ~
Jiu Zi Semen Allii Tuberosi Chinese Leek, Chinese Chive Seed 韭子 1. To tonify the liver and kidneys; 2. To strengthen yang and control the essence
Ju He Semen Citri Reticulatae Tangerine Seed 橘核 To regulate the flow of qi, promote subsidence of modulation, and relieve pain.
Ju Hong Pi Exocarpium Citri Rubrum Red Tangerine Peel 橘红皮 To dispel cold, eliminate damp and phlegm, and to arrest emesis or nausea.
Ju Hua Flos Chrysanthemi Chrysanthemum Flower 菊花 To dispel wind-heat, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and improve eyesight.
Ju Ju Herba Cichorii Chicory Herb 菊苣 To remove heat from the liver, to stimulate the discharge of bile, to promote digestion and increase appetite, and to promote diuresis.
Ju Pi Pericarpium Citri Tangerinae Tangerine Peel 橘皮 1. To resolve phlegm congestion and to dry Dampness; 2. To remove Stagnant qi and strengthens the Spleen.
Ju Ye Folium Citri Tangerinae Tangerine Leaf 橘叶 Regulation of qi
Ju Zi Xiang Jing Oleum Aurantii Aurantium Oil 橘子香精 ~
Juan Bai Herba Selaginellae Aal-Grass of Tamariskoid Spikemoss 卷柏 To promote blood circulation and to stimulate menstrual discharge. Herba Selaginellae (carbonized) To remove blood stasis and to arrest bleeding.
Jue Ming Zi Semen Cassiae;Semen Sennae Cassia Seed 决明子 To remove heat from the liver, to improve eyesight, and to relax bowels.
Ke Teng Zi Ren Semen Entadae Phaseoloidis Stem Or Seed of Taiwan Entada 榼藤子仁 ~
Kong Xin Lian Zi Cao Herba Alternantherae Alligator Alternanthera Herb 空心莲子草
Ku Di Ding Herba Corydalis Bungeanae All-Grass of Bunge Corydalis 苦地丁 ~
Ku Gan Cao Herba Sophorae Alopecuroidis Root of Foxtail - Like Sophora 苦甘草
Ku Jie Geng Radix Platycodi Balloonflower Root 苦桔梗 To relieve cought, to soothe sore throat, and to promote expectoration and discharge of pus.
Ku Lian Pi Cortex Meliae Bark of Chinaberry Tree 苦莲皮 To repel worms and cure dermatosis.
Ku Mu Ramulus Et Folium Picrasmae Indian Quassiawood 苦木 To act against bacteria and relieve inflammation, to remove damp, and to counteract toxicity.
Ku Shen Radix Sophorae Flavescentis Root of Lightyellow Sophora 苦参 To remove heat and damp, to kill parasites, and to promote diuresis.
Ku Shen Jian Matrinum Matrine 苦参碱 ~
Ku Xing Ren Semen Armeniacae Amarum Bitter Apricot Seed 苦杏仁 To relieve cough and asthma, and to relax bowels.
Kuai Gen Cao Su Radix Phlomis Kawaguchii All-Grass Or Root of Tuberousroot Jerusalemsage 块根糙苏 ~
Kuan Dong Hua Flos Farfarae Flower Bud of Common Coltsfoot 款冬花 To relieve cough and resolve phlegm to nourish the lung to keep the adverse qi downward.
Kun Bu Thallus Laminariae Kelp Or Tangle 昆布 To eliminate phlegm, soften hard masses and dissolve lumps, and to promote diuresis.
La Jiao Fructus Capsici Hot Pepper 辣椒 ~
Lai Fu Zi Semen Raphani Radish Seed 莱菔子 To promote digestion and relieve abdominal distension, and to relieve cough and resolve phlegm.
Lai yang Li Qing Gao Extractum Piri Laiyanensis ~ 莱阳梨清膏 ~
Lao Guan Cao Herba Erodiiherba Geranii All-Grass of Common Heron's Bill 老鹳草 To remove obstruction of channels and collaterals, relieve rheumatic conditions, and arrest diarrhea.
Lei Gong Teng Radix Tripterygii Wilfordii Root of Common Htreewingnut 雷公藤 To expel wind-dampness, relieve swelling, alleviate pain and dredge the meridian passage.
Lei Wan Omphalia Thunder Ball 雷丸 To kill worms.
Li Lu Rhizoma Et Radix Veratri; Veratrum Dahuricum (Turcz.) Loes. F; Veratrum Grandiflorum (Maxim.) Loes. F; Veratrum Schindleri Loes. F; Veratrum Mengtzeanum. Loes. F Rhizome And Root of Black Falsehellebore 藜芦 To promote vomiting
Li Pi Pericarpium Pyri Pericarp of Bretschneider Pear 梨皮 ~
Li Qing Gao Extractum Fructus Pyri Nivalis Liquidum ~ 梨清膏 ~
Li Yu Cyprinus Carpio Carp 鲤鱼 ~
Li Zhi Cao Herba Salviae Plebeiae All-Grass of Common Sage 荔枝草 ~
Li Zhi He Semen Litchi Litchi Seed 荔枝核 To promote the flow of qi and the subsidence of induration, and to dispel cold and relieve pain.
Lian Fang Receptaculum Nelumbinis Lotus Receptacle 莲房 To remove blood stasis and arrest bleeding.
Lian Mi ~ ~ 连米 ~
Lian Qian Cao Herba Glechomae Longtube Ground Ivy Herb 连钱草 To relieve dysuria, to remove toxic heat, to eliminate blood stasis, and to promote subsidence of swelling.
Lian Qiao Fructus Forsythiae Weeping Forsythia Capsule 连翘 To remove toxic heat, to promote subsidence of swelling.
Lian Xin Mai Dong Radix Ophiopogonis Root of Dwarf Lilyturf. 连心麦冬 To nourish yin and promote the production of body fluids, to moisten the lung, and to ease the mind.
Lian Xu Stamen Nelumbinis Lotus Stamen 莲须 To astringe the kidney and arrest spontaneous emission.
Lian Zi Semen Nelumbinis Lotus Seed 莲子 To tonify the spleen, to relieve diarrhea, to replenish the kidney, to arrest seminal emission, and to nourish the heart, to induce tranquilization.
Lian Zi Cao Herba Alternantherae Alligator Alternanthera Herb 莲子草 To clear heat and toxic materials, promote diuresis; for heat-syndrome, intense heat-syndrome and dampness-heat syndrome; for preventing and treating influenza and measles, and for treating encephalitis B, epidemic hemorrhagic fever, viral hepatitis
Lian Zi Xin Plumula Nelumbinis Lotus Plumule 莲子心 To remove heat from the heart and calm the nerves, to restore the coordination between the heart and the kidney, to check emission, and to arrest bleeding.
Liang Mian Zhen Radix Zanthoxyli Shinyleaf Pricklyash Root 两面针 To promote the flow of qi, relieve pain, to eliminate blood stasis, to promote blood circulation and dispel wind.
Liang Tou Jian Rhizoma Ahemones Daddeanae Radde Anemone Rhizome 两头尖 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to treat carbuncle.
Liao Da Qing Ye Folium Polygoni Tinctorii Indigoplant Leaf 蓼大青叶 To remove toxic heat, and to promote subsidence of eruptions by reducing heat in blood.
Lignum Paeoniae Rubra Lignum Paeoniae Rubra ~ 赤芍 ~
Ling Mao Xiang Zibethum Civet 灵猫香 For dissolving dampness by flavors
Ling Xian Radix Smilacis Root And Rhizome of Smilax 灵仙 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to remove obstruction of collaterals, and to alleviate pain.
Ling Xiao Hua Flos Campsis Flower of Common Trumpetcreeper 凌霄花 To promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis, to remove heat from the blood and dispel wind.
Ling yang Jiao Cornu Saigae Tataricae Antelope Horn 羚羊角 To remove heat from liver, to arrest convulsion, to improve vision, and to remove toxic substances from blood.
Ling Zhi Ganoderma Lucidum Seu Japonicum Lucid Ganoderma 灵芝 ~
Liu Huang Sulfur Sulfur 硫磺 To counteract poisons, kill parasites and cure sores when used externally; to reinforce yang and relax the bowels when taken orally.
Liu Ji Nu Herba Artemisiae Anomalae Siphonostegia 刘寄奴 1. To invigorate blood and open the channels; 2. To stop pain
Liu Shen Qu Massa Medicata Fermentata Medicated Leaven 六神曲 To eliminate food retention and harmonize the stomach
Liu Yi San ~ ~ 六一散 ~
Long Chi Dens Draconis Dens Draconis Fossilia Dragon's Teeth 龙齿 Supression and spirit calming
Long Dan Cao Radix Gentianae Root of Przewalsk Gentian 龙胆草 1. To clear heat and dry dampness; 2. To reduce fire in the liver
Long Gu Os Draconis Dragon's Bone, Fossilized Bone 龙骨 1. To pacify the liver and subdue the yang; 2. To calm the heart and soothe the mind; 3. To relieve leukorrhea and arrest seminal emissions or sweating
Long Yan Rou Arillus Longan Longan Aril 龙眼肉 To tonify the heart and the spleen, to nourish blood,and to tranquilize the mind.
Lou Gu Gryllotalpa Mole Cricket 蝼蛄 For promoting diuresis and dissolving inflammation
Lou Lu Radix Rhapontici Uniflower Swisscentaury Root 漏芦 To remove toxic heat for treating subcutaneous infections, to promote lactation, and to relieve muscular contracture.
Lu Bian Penis Cervi Deer Penis 鹿鞭 ~
Lu Cao Herba Humuli Scandentis All-Grass of Japanese Hop 葎草 1. Diurectic; 2. Bacteriostatic. Flower and fruit inhibit the growth of Bacillus tuberculosis and its alcoholic infusion of stemsand leaves inhibits that of gram-positive bacteria in vitro.
Lu E Mei Flos Mume Mume Flower, Japanese Apricot Flower 绿萼梅 1. To promote the free flow of qi in the liver and reduce stagnation; 2. To regulate qi and harmonize the stomach
Lu Gan Shi Calamina Calamine 炉甘石 To counteract toxicity, to clear the eye of corneal opacity, to arrest discharges, and to relieve itching.
Lu Gen Rhizoma Phragmitis Reed Rhizome 芦根 To remove heat, to promote the production of body fluid, to relieve emesis, and to alleviate dysuria.
Lu Han Cao Herba Pyrolae Chinensis All-Grass Chinese Pyrola 鹿含草 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to strengthen the tendons and bones, and to arrest bleeding.
Lu Hui Aloe Aloe 芦荟 1. To purge feces; 2. To clear heat in the liver; 3. To kill worms
Lu Jiao Cornu Cervi Deer Horn 鹿角 For tonifying yang
Lu Jiao Jiao Pulvis Cornu Cervi Gelatin of Buckhorn 鹿角胶 For tonifying yang
Lu Jiao Shuang Cornu Cervi Degelatinatum Degelatined Deer-Horn 鹿角霜 To reinforce the kidney yang, and to arrest bleeding.
Lu Lu Tong Fructus Liquidambaris Fruit of Beautiful Sweetgum 路路通 To dispel wind and remove obstruction from the collaterals, to promote diuresis, and to stimulate menstrual discharge.
Lu Rong Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum Hairy Deer-Horn (Hairy Antler) 鹿茸 To promote virility, replenish vital essence and blood, and strengthen the tendons and bones, to regulate the meridians related to the uterus and conception, and promote the bursting of abscess and drainage of pus.
Lu Rong Jiao Colla Cornus Cervi Gelatin of Pilos Deer Horn 鹿茸胶 To promote virility, replenish vital essence and blood, and strengthen the tendons and bones, to regulate the meridians related to the uterus and conception, and promote the bursting of abscess and drainage of pus.
Lu Tai Embryo Cervi Deer Embryo 鹿胎 ~
Lu Xian Cao Herba Pyrolae Chinensis All-Grass Chinese Pyrola 鹿衔草 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to strengthen the tendons and bones, and to arrest bleeding.
Lu Ying Herba Sambuci Chinensis Flower of Chinese Elder 陆英 1. Accelerating the healing of experimental fracture rabbits; 2. Its active component, ursolic acid, is a sedative, analgesic and antipyretic.3. Another component, caffeic acid, is a chologogue.4. Inhibiting the growth of Shigella flexneri
Lun Huan Teng Radix Cycleae Barbatae Cyclea Root 轮环藤 1. Relax the muscles: Its alkaloids used as a muscle relaxant for restoration of fracture; 2. Clear heat and toxic material: For sore throat, dysentery and diarrhea; 3. Disperse blood stasis and alleviate pain: For trauma, rheumatism, and abdominal pain
Luo Bu Ma Folium Apocyni Veneti Dogbane Leaf 罗布麻 1. To pacify the liver and clear heat; 2. To promote urination
Luo De Da Herba Centellae Asiatic Pennywort Herb 落得打 To remove heat and damp, to counteract toxicity, and to promote subsidence of swelling.
Luo Han Guo Fructus Momordicae Grosvenor Momordica Fruit 罗汉果 To remove heat, moisten the lung and relax the bowels.
Luo Shi Teng Caulis Trachelospermi Stem of Chinese Starjasmine 络石藤 To dispel wind and remove obstruction from the channels and to remove heat from blood and promote subsidence of swelling.
Lv Cha Folium Camelliae Sinensis Green Tea 绿茶 ~
Lv Dou Semen Phaseoli Radiati Mung Bean 绿豆 1. To clear heat and toxic materials, clear summer-heat and promote diuresis; 2. To relieve the metallic and drug poisoning; 3. External use for clearing away heat and promoting tissue regeneration; 4. To reduce the level of blood-fat.
Lv Pi Corium Asini Donkey Skin 驴皮 For tonifying blood
Lv Rong Hao Herba Meconpsis Integrifoliae All-Grass of Entire Meconopsis 绿绒蒿 ~
Lv Yuan Suan Acidum Chlorogenicum Chlorogenic Acid 绿原酸 ~
Ma Bao Calculus Equi Horse Bezoar 马宝 ~
Ma Bian Cao Herba Verbanae European Verbena Herb 马鞭草 To promote the flow of blood and to relieve blood stasis, to stop malarial attacks, to counteract toxicity, and to promote diuresis.
Ma Bo Lasiosphaera Seu Calvatia Puff-Ball 马勃 To remove heat from the lung and soothe sore throat, and to arrest bleeding.
Ma Chi Xian Herba Portulacae All-Grass of Purslane 马齿苋 To remove toxic heat, and to arrest bleeding.
Ma Dou Ling Fructus Aristolochiae Dutohmanspipe Fruit 马兜铃 To remove heat from the lung and relieve cough and asthma, and to remove heat from the large intestine.
Ma Huang Herba Ephedrae Ephedra 麻黄 To induce perspiration for dispelling cold, to relieve asthma, and to promote diuresis.
Ma Huang Gen Radix Ephedrae Ephedra Root 麻黄根 To arrest perspiration.
Ma Qian Zi Semen Strychni Nux Vomica 马钱子 To promote the flow of qi and blood in the collaterals, relieve pain, and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Ma Qian Zi Fen Semen Strychni Pulveratum Nux Vomica Powder 马钱子粉 To promote the flow of qi and blood in the collaterals, relieve pain, and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Ma Tong ~ ~ 马通 ~
Ma Wei Lian Radix Et Rhizoma Thalictri Root And Rhizome of Manyleaf Meadowrue 马尾莲 ~
Ma You Oleum Sesami Sesame Oil 麻油 Lubricant and excipient.
Ma Zi Ren Fructus Cannabis Hemp Seed 麻子仁 Purging by moisturizing
Mai Dong Radix Ophiopogonis Root of Dwarf Lilyturf. 麦冬 To nourish yin and promote the production of body fluid, to moisten the lung, and to ease the mind.
Mai Ya Fructus Hordei Germinatus Germinated Barley 麦芽 To invigorate the function of the spleen, to regulate the function of the stomach, and to promote the flow of milk.
Mai Ya Qu Massa Fermentata Hordei Germinatus Barley Leaven 麦芽麯 ~
Man Jing Ye Folium Viticis Shrub Chastetree Leaf 蔓荆叶 For dispersing wind-coldness
Man Jing Zi Fructus Viticis Shrub Chastetree Fruit 蔓荆子 To dispel wind-heat from the head and eyes.
Man Shan Hong Folium Rhododendri Daurici Dahurian Rhododendron Leaf 满山红 ~
Man Shan Hong You Oleum Rhododendri Daurici Daurian Rhododendron Oil 满山红油 Antitussive and expectorant.
Mang Xiao Natrii Sulfas Sodium Sulfate 芒硝 To soften dry feces, to relax the bowels and purge off heat, and to remove fire and promote subsidence of swelling.
Mao Dong Qing Radix Ilicis Pubescentis Root of Pubescent Holly 毛冬青 1. To promote blood circulation to remove stasis, dredge the channels and collaterals; 2. To clear heat and toxic materials; 3. To eliminate phlegm, and relieve cough and asthma.
Mao Gen Rhizoma Imperatae Rhizome of Lalang Grass 茅根 ~
Mao He Zi Fructus Terminaliae Billericae Friot of Belleric Terminalia 毛诃子 To remove toxic heat, to arrest discharges, to nourish blood, and to coordinate the actions of various ingredients in a prescription.
Mao Zhua Cao Radix Ranunculi Ternati Catclaw Buttercup Root 猫爪草 To dissolve lumps and promote subsidence of swelling.
Mei Gui Hua Flos Rosae Rugosae Rose Flower 玫瑰花 To relieve stagnation of qi, regulate blood circulation, and to arrest pain.
Mei Hua Flos Mume Plum Flower 梅花 To ease the mind, the regulate the stomach function, to resolve phlegm, and counteract toxicity.
Meng Chong Tabanus Gadfly 蜢虫 To invigorate blood and remove stagnation
Meng Shi Lapis Chloriti Schist 礞石 To eliminate phlegm to relieve cough and dyspnea, to subdue the hyperactivity of the liver and to arrest convulsions.
Mi Jiu Rice Wine Rice Wine 米酒 For activating blood and reducing pain
Mi Meng Hua Flos Buddlejae Flower of Pale Butterflybush 密蒙花 To remove heat, replenish the liver and clear the eye of corneal opacity.
Mian Bi Xie Rhizoma Dioscoreae Septemlobae Sevenlobed Yam Rhizome 绵萆薢 To remove turbid damp, and to relieve rheumatic conditions.
Mian Ma Guan Zhong Rhizoma Dryopteris Crassirhizomae Male Fern Rhizome 绵马贯众 To remove heat and counteract toxicity, to expel intestinal worms, stanch bleeding.
Ming Dang Shen Radix Changii Medicinal Changium Root 明党参 To moisten the lung and resolve phlegm, nourish yin and regulate the function of the stomach, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver, and to counteract toxicity.
Ming Fan Alumen Alum 明矾 To counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, to arrest discharges, and to relieve itching by external use; to arrest bleeding, to relieve diarrhea, and to dispel wind-phlegm by internal adminstration.
Mo Han Lian Herba Ecliptae All-Grass of Yerbadetajo 墨旱莲 To replenish the liver and the kidney, and to arrest bleeding by removing heat from blood.
Mo Tan Carbonized Chinese Ink Carbonized Chinese Ink 墨炭 ~
Mo Yao Resina Myrrhae;Myrrha Myrrh 没药 1. To invigorate blood and stop pain; 2. To reduce swelling and promote healing
Mu Bie Zi Semen Momordicae Seed of Cochinchina Momordica 木龞子 To promote the subsidence of modulation and swelling, combat poisons and cure sores.
Mu Dan Pi Cortex Moutan Tree Peony Bark 牡丹皮 To remove heat from blood, to activate blood circulation and eliminate blood stasis.
Mu Ding Xiang Fructus Caryophylli Clove Fruit 母丁香 To warm the spleen and stomach, to regulate the adverse flow of the stomach qi, and to restore the kidney yang.
Mu Gua Fructus Chaenomelis Fruit of Common Floweringquince 木瓜 To lessen contracture, regulate stomach function, and dispel damp.
Mu Hu Die Semen Oroxyli Indian Trumpetflower Seed 木蝴蝶 To remove heat from the lung and relieve sore throat, and to regulate the flow of qi of the liver and the stomach.
Mu Ji Gallus Domesticus Hen 母鸡 ~
Mu Jin Pi Cortex Hibisci Bark of Shrubalthea 木槿皮 To clear heat and toxic material, kill parasite and alleviate itching.
Mu Jing Ye Folium Viticis Negundo Hempleaf Negundo Chastetree Leaf 牡荆叶 To counteract toxicity, and to induce expectoration, relieve cough and asthma.
Mu Jing You Oleum Viticis Negundo Negundo Chastetree Oil 牡荆油 To promote expectoration, and to relieve cough and asthma.
Mu Li Concha Ostreae Oyster Shell 牡蛎 To nourish yin and subdue the overflowing of yang, to induce sedation, to soften hard masses and eliminate modulation, and to arrest discharges.
Mu Mian Hua Flos Gossampini Flower of Common Bombax 木棉花 ~
Mu Teng Liao Radix Polygoni Aubertii Root of Silvervine Fleeceflower 木藤蓼 ~
Mu Tong Caulis Aristolochiae Seu Clematis Akebia, Clematis Stem 木通 1. To promote water metabolism and relieve abnormal urination; 2. To clear heat and promote lactation
Mu Xiang Radix Aucklandiae Common Aucklandia Root 木香 To relieve pain by promoting the flow of qi, and to improve digestion by reinforcing the spleen function.
Mu Zei Herba Equiseti Hiemalis Common Scouring Rush Herb 木贼 To dispel wind-heat and to remove nebula.
Nan Gua Zi Semen Cucurbitae Moschatae Pumpkin Seed And Husks 南瓜子 To kill parasites
Nan He Shi Fructus Carotae Wild Carrot Fruit 南鹤虱 To kill worms, and to remove undigested food.
Nan Sha Shen Radix Adenophorae Fourleaf Ladybell Root 南沙参 To nourish yin and remove heat from the lung, to relieve phlegm, and to reinforce qi.
Nao Sha Sal Ammoniaci Sal Ammoniaci 硇砂 For eliminating toxic materials, dissolving rottenness and growing new muscles
Nao Shi ~ ~ 脑石 ~
Nao yang Hua Flos Rhododendri Mollis Yellow Azalea Flower 闹羊花 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to eliminate blood stasis and alleviate pain.
Ni Bo Jin Yi Zhi Ethylnipagin ~ 尼泊金乙酯 ~
Ning Meng Suan Acidum Citricum Citric Acid 柠檬酸 ~
Niu Bang Zi Fructus Arctii Lappae Achene of Great Burdock 牛蒡子 To dispel wind-heat and relieve cough, to promote eruption, to counteract toxicity, and to soothe sore throat.
Niu Huang Calculus Bovis Cow-Bezoar 牛黄 To restore consciousness by reducing fire and eliminating phlegm , to relieve convulsions, and to counteract toxicity.
Niu Ru Cremor Bevis Cow's Milk 牛乳 ~
Niu Xi Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae Root of Twotooth Achyranthes 牛膝 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and bones, to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge, and to lead the blood to flow downward.
Niu Xin Fen Pulvis Coris Bovis Seu Bubali Powder of Bull Heart 牛心粉 ~
Nong Ji Li Herba Crotalariae Purpleflower Crotalaria Herb 农吉利 1. To clear toxic material and anticarcinogenic; 2. To relieve cough and dyspnea.
Nu Zhen Zi Fructus Ligustri Lucidi Fruit of Glossy Privet 女贞子 To replenish the liver and kidney, improve eyesight and promote the growth of black hair.
Ou Jie Nodus Nelumbinis Rhizomatis Node of Lotus Rhizome 藕节 To arrest bleeding and remove blood stasis.
Ou Tan Nelumbinis Rhizomatis Praeparata Prepared Node of Lotus Rhizome 藕炭 ~
Ou Zhi Succus Rhizoma Lotus Lotus Rhizome 藕汁 To arrest bleeding and remove blood stasis.
Pang Da Hai Semen Sterculiae Lychnophorae Boat-Fruited Sterculia Seed 胖大海 To remove heat from the lung, to cure sore throat, to counteract toxicity, and to relax the bowels.
Pang Xie ~ Crab 螃蟹 ~
Pao Fu Zi Radix Aconiti Lateralis Praeparata Prepared Lateral Root of Common Monkshood 炮附子 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Pao He Zi Fructus Terminaliae Praeparata Preparedfruit of Medicine Terminalia 炮诃子 To check diarrhea and chronic cough, and to soothe the sore throat.
Pao Jiang Rhizoma Zingiberis Praeparata Prepared Ginger 炮姜 1. To warm the meridian to stop bleeding.
Pao Shan Jia Squama Manitis Praeparata Prepared Anteater Scales 炮山甲 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.
Pei Lan Herba Eupatorii Fortune Eupatorium Herb 佩兰 To resolve damp, invigorate the function of the spleen and improve appetite by its spicy fragrance, and to expel summer heat from the body surface.
Peng Sha Sal Sedatirum Borax 硼砂 1. To clear heat and toxic material, and as antiseptic ( external use ); 2. To clear heat and eliminate phlegm ( oral use ).
Pi Pa Ye Folium Eriobotryae Loquat Leaf 枇杷叶 To remove heat from the lung and the stomach, and to relieve cough and vomiting.
Pian Jiang Huang Rhizoma Wenyujin Concisum Wenyujin Concise Rhizome 片姜黄 To eliminate blood stasis, promote the flow of qi, stimulate the menstrual discharge and relieve pain.
Ping Bei Mu Bulbus Fritillariae Ussuriensis Ussuri Fritillary Bulb 平贝母 To remove heat from the lung, relieve cough and resolve phlegm.
Ping Guo Fructus Mali Pumilae Apple 苹果 ~
Po Gu Zhi Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae Fruit of Malaytea Scurfpea 破故纸 To invigorate the function of the kidney, to alleviate asthma, and to relieve diarrhea.
Pu Er Min Chlorpheniramini Maleas Chlorpheniramine Maleate 扑尔敏
Pu Gong Ying Herba Taraxaci Dandelion 蒲公英 To remove toxic heat, to promote subsidence of swelling and modulation, and to relieve dysuria.
Pu Huang Pollen Typhae Pollen of Longbract Cattail 蒲黄 To arrest bleeding, to remove blood stasis, and to relieve dysuria.
Pu Huang Tan Pollen Typhae Preparata Prepared Pollen of Longbract Cattail 蒲黄炭 To arrest bleeding, to remove blood stasis, and to relieve dysuria.
Pu Tao Fructus Vitis Viniferae Fruit of European Grape 葡萄 ~
Pu Tao Fructus Syzygii Rose Apple 蒲桃 ~
Pu Tao Tang Glucosum Glucose 葡萄糖 ~
Qi Cao Holotrichia Diomphalia Larvae of Scarab Beetle 蛴螬 Blood activation and injury healing
Qi Dun Guo Suan Acidum Oleanolicum ~ 齐墩果酸 ~
Qi She Agkistrodon Long-Noded Pit Viper 蕲蛇 To dispel wind, to remove obstruction of channels and collaterals, and to arrest spasm.
Qi Ye Lian Radix Schefflerae Arboricolae Root of Scandent Schefflera 七叶莲 1.To promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis, expel wind and alleviate pain; 2. To relieve asthma.
Qi Ye Yi Zhi Hua Rhizoma Paridis Verticillatae Rhizome of Verticillate Paris 七叶一枝花 To remove heat, counteract toxicity, promote the subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain, and to relieve convulsions.
Qi Zi Semen Toxicodendri Verniciflni Seed of True Lacquertree 杞子 ~
Qian Cao Radix Rubiae Root of Tali Madder 茜草 To remove heat from blood and arrest bleeding, to eliminate blood stasis, and to stimulate menstrual discharge.
Qian Dan Minium Red Lead 铅丹 1. To clear toxic material, alleviate itching, astringe exudation and promote tissue regeneration (external use); 2. To prevent recurrence of malaria.
Qian Fen Ceruse Lead Powder 铅粉 1. To clear toxic material, alleviate itching, astringe exudation and promote tissue regeneration (external use); 2. To prevent recurrence of malaria.
Qian Gui Qian Jin Teng Radix Stephaniae Dielsianae Oriental Stephania Root 头花千金藤 1. Remove wind-dampness and relieve pain: For arthralgia of heat type with marked redness, swelling and pain ofjoints; 2. Promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis, clear toxic material and relieve swelling: For carbuncle, snake bite and traum
Qian Hu Radix Peucedani Root of Grand Hogfennel 前胡 To dispel wind and remove heat, and to relieve cough and resolve phlegm .
Qian Jin Ba Radix Moghaniae Philippinensis Root of Philippine Flemingia 千斤拔 ~
Qian Jin Zi Semen Euphorbiae Caper Euphorbia Seed 千金子 To promote drastic purgation for treating edema, and eliminate blood stasis for treating masses.
Qian Jin Zi Shuang Semen Euphorbiae Pulveratum Caper Euphorbia Seed Powder 千金子霜 To promote drastic purgation for treating edema, and eliminate blood stasis for treating masses.
Qian Li Guang Herba Senecionis Scandentis All-Grass of Climbing Groungsel; All-Grass of Ragwort 千里光 1. To clear heat and toxic material; 2. To clear liver-heat to treat eye disease; 3. To clear dampness-heat.
Qian Nian Jian Rhizoma Homalomenae Occultae Rhizome of Obscured Homalomena 千年健 To relieve rheumatic conditions and stregnthen the tendons and bones.
Qian Niu Zi Semen Pharbitidis Pharbitis Seed 牵牛子 To promote drastic purgation for clearing away retained fluid, and to kill worms.
Qian Ri Hong Flos Gomphrenae Flower of Globeamaranth 千日红 ~
Qian Shi Semen Euryales Seed of Gordon Euryale 芡实 1. To strengthen the kidney to preserve essence, drprive dampness to relieve leucorrhagia; 2. To strengthen the spleen to relieve diarrhea.
Qiang Huo Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii Root And Rhizome of Incised Notoptergium 羌活 To relieve pain and rheumatic conditions.
Qiang Lang Catharsii Molosii Dung Beetle 蜣螂 For breaking blood and dissolving stasis
Qie Gen Radix Solani Melongenae Root of Garden Eggplant 茄根 ~
Qin Hao ~ ~ 秦蒿 ~
Qin Jiao Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae Root of Largeleaf Gentian 秦艽 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to remove damp-heat.
Qin Jiao Hua Flos Gentianae Straminae Flower of Largeleaf Gentian 秦艽花 ~
Qin Pi Cortex Fraxini Bark of Largeleaf Chinese Ash 秦皮 To remove damp-heat, to arrest discharges, and to improve eyesight.
Qing Dai Indigo Naturalis Natural Indigo 青黛 To remove toxic heat, to reduce heat in blood, and to relieve convulsions.
Qing Fen Calomelas Calomel 轻粉 To kill parasites, to counteract toxicity, and to promote the healing of ulcers (External/topical use). To remove phlegm and promote drastic purgation (Internal use).
Qing Feng Teng Caulis Sinomenii Orientvine Stem 清风藤 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to remove obstruction of the channels and collaterals, and to promote diuresis.
Qing Hao Herba Artemisiae Annuae Sweet Wormwood Herb 青蒿 To remove summer-heat, to relieve consumptive fever,and to stop malarial attacks.
Qing Hao Zi Semen Artemisiae Sweet Wormwood Seed 青蒿子 To remove summer-heat, to relieve consumptive fever,and to stop malarial attacks.
Qing Jin Shi ~ ~ 青金石 ~
Qing Long Chi ~ ~ 青龙齿 Suppressing and spirit calming
Qing Ma Zi Semen Abutili Chingma Abutilon Seed 苘麻子 To remove heat and damp, to counteract toxicity, and to cure nebula.
Qing Meng Shi Lapis Chloriti Chlorite Schist 青礞石 To eliminate phlegm to relieve cough and dyspnea, to subdue the hyperactivity of the liver and to arrest convulsions.
Qing Mu Xiang Radix Aristolochiae Root of Slender Dutchmanspipe 青木香 To relieve pain by subduing hyperactivity of the liver, and to counteract toxicity and promote subsidence of swelling.
Qing Pi Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride Green Tangerine Peel 青皮 To soothe the liver, to disintegrate stagnated qi, and to remove retained food.
Qing Tian Kui Herba Nerviliae Leaf of Ford Nervilia 青天葵 Defervescent, detoxifying, expectorant and antitussive.
Qing Xiang Zi Semen Celosiae Feather Cockscomb Seed 青箱子 To remove heat from the liver, and to clear the eye of corneal opacity.
Qing Ye Dan Herba Swertiae All-Grass of Mile Swertia 青叶胆 To increase the flow of bile, and to remove heat and damp.
Qu Mai Herba Dianthi All-Grass of Lilac Pink 瞿麦 To relieve dysuria, and to stimulate menstrual discharge.
Qu Mai Cai Herba Sonchi Arvensis All-Grass of Field Sowthistle 苣荬菜 ~
Quan Shen Rhizoma Bistortae Rhizome Of Bistort 拳参 To remove toxic heat, to promote the subsidence of swelling, and to arrest bleeding.
Quan Xie Scorpio Scorpion 全蝎 To relieve convulsions, to combat poisons and reduce modulation, to remove obstructions from the collaterals, and to relieve pain.
Ren Dong Teng Caulis Lonicerae Honeysuckle Stem 忍冬藤 To remove toxic heat, and to dispel wind from the channels and collaterals.
Ren Gong Niu Huang Calculus Bovis Artificiosus Artificial Bezoar 人工牛黄 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
Ren Shen Radix Ginseng Ginseng 人参 To reinforce the vital energy, to remedy collapse and restore the normal pulse, to benefit the spleen and lung, to promote the production of body fluid, and to calm the nerves.
Ren Shen Ye Folium Ginseng Ginseng Leaf 人参叶 To nourish qi and lung, expel summer-heat, to promote fluid secretion.
Ren Zhong Bai Calamitas Urinae Hominis Sediment Of Human Urine 人中白 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
Rou Cong Rong Herba Cistanches Desertliving Cistanche 肉苁蓉 To reinforce the kidney, replenish vital essence and blood, and relieve taxation.
Rou Dou Kou Semen Myristicae Nutmeg 肉豆蔻 To warm the spleen and stomach and promote the flow of qi , to arrest diarrhea as an astringent.
Rou Gui Cortex Cinnamomi Cassia Bark 肉桂 To supplement body fire, reinforce yang, and lead the fire back to the kidney, to dispel cold and relieve pain, and to activate blood circulation and stimulate menstrual discharge.
Rou Gui You Oleum Cinnamomi Cassia Bark Oil 肉桂叶 Carminative and stomachic.
Ru Dao Gen Radix Oryzae Glutinosae Glutinous Rice Root 糯稻根 To stop cold sweat and lower asthenic fever.
Ru Xiang Resina Oliani Frankincense 乳香 1. To invigorate blood and stop pain; 2. To reduce swelling
Rui Ren Nux Prinsepiae Hedge Prinsepia Nut 蕤仁 To nourish the liver and improve eyesight, and to dispel wind-heat.
San Bai Cao Rhizoma Seu Herba Saururi Chinese Lizardtail Rhizome Or Herb 三白草 To remove toxic heat, and promote diuresis.
San Jian Shan Ramulus Et Folium Cephalotaxi Fortunei Twig And Leaf of Fortune Plumyew 三尖杉 Harringtonine, homo-harringtonine, iso-harringtonine and deoxy-harringtonine are the anticarcinogenic components, which interfere eith the cell growth and mitotic activity, damage and inhibit the growth of S-stage cells and inhibit the synthesis of DNA.
San Ke Zhen Cortex Berberidis Root Or Bark of Reddrop Barberry 三颗针 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
San Leng Rhizoma Sparganii Common Burreed Tuber 三棱 To eliminate blood stasis with strong effect, promote the flow of qi, remove the retention of undigested food, and relieve pain.
San Qi Radix Notoginseng Sanchi 三七 To eliminate blood stasis, arrest bleeding, promote subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain.
San Ye Qing Radix Tetrastigmatis Hemsleyani Hemsley Rockvine Root 三叶青 ~
Sang Bai Pi Cortex Mori White Mulberry Root-Bark 桑柏皮 To remove heat from the lung, to relieve asthma, and to induce diuresis.
Sang Ji Sheng Herba Taxilli Chinese Taxillus Herb 桑寄生 To replenish the liver and the kidney, to strengthen the tendons and bones, to relieve rheumatic conditions, and to prevent abortion.
Sang Piao Xiao Ootheca Mantidis Egg Capsule of Mantid 桑螵蛸 To tonify the kidney
Sang Shen Fructus Mori Mulberry Fruit 桑椹 To nourish yin and blood and promote the production of body fluids.
Sang Ye Folium Mori Mulberry Leaf 桑叶 To dispel wind-heat and to remove heat from the lung, to subdue hyperactivity of the liver and improve eyesight.
Sang Zhi Ramulus Mori Mulberry Twig 桑枝 To relieve rheumatic arthralgia.
Sanguis Cornus Cervi Pantotrichi Sanguis Cornus Cervi Pantotrichi ~ ~
Semen Cumini Cymni Semen Cumini Cymni ~ ~
Semen Holarrhenae Semen Holarrhenae ~ 止泻木子 ~
Sha Ji Fructus Hippophae Fruit of Seabuckthorn 沙棘 ~
Sha Ren Fructus Amomi Villous Amomum Fruit 砂仁 To eliminate damp and improve appetite, to warm the spleen and check diarrhea, and to prevent abortion.
Sha Shen Radix Glehniae Glehnia Root 沙参 1. To clear the lungs and tonify yin; 2. To strengthen the stomach and promote the production of body fluids
Sha Tang ~ Granulated Sugar 砂糖 ~
Sha Yuan Ji Li Semen Astragali Complanati Seed of Flaststem Milkvetch 沙苑蒺藜 To benefit the liver and the kidney, arrest seminal discharge, restrain urination and improve eyesight.
Sha Yuan Zi Semen Astragali Complanati Flatstem Milkvetch Seed 沙苑子 To benefit the liver and the kidney, arrest seminal discharge, restrain urination and improve eyesight.
Shan Ci Gu Pseudobulbus Cremastrae Seu Pleiones Appendiculate Cremastra Pseudobulb Or Common Pleione Pseudobulb 山慈菇 To remove toxic heat, and to dissolve lumps.
Shan Dou Gen Radix Sophorae Tonkinensis Vietnamese Sophora Root 山豆根 To remove toxic heat, promote the subsidence of swelling, and soothe the sore throat.
Shan Hu Os Corallii Coral 珊瑚 Supression and spirit calming
Shan Jia Zhu ~ ~ 山甲珠 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote

the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.

Shan Ku Mai Herba Ixeris Chinensis All-Grass of Chinese Ixeris 山苦荬 ~
Shan Mai Dong Radix Liriopes Liriope Root Tuber 山麦冬 To nourish yin and promote production of body fluid, moisten lung, cool and refresh the heart.
Shan Nai Rhizoma Kaempferiae Galanga Resurrectionlily Rhizome 山柰 To stimulate the functional activity of the stomach, promote digestion and relieve pain.
Shan Yang Xue Sanguis Naemorhedi Blood of Sheep 山羊血 ~
Shan Yao Rhizoma Dioscoreae Common Yam Rhizome 山药 To replenish the spleen and stomach, to promote fluid secretion and benefit the lung, and to strengthen the kidney and restrain seminal discharge. Rhizoma Dioscoreae (stir-fried with bran): To replenish the spleen and promote stomach function.
Shan Zha Fructus Crataegi Hawthorn Fruit 山楂 To stimulate digestion and promote the functional activity of the stomach; to improve the normal flow of qi and dissipate blood stasis.
Shan Zha Hu Semen Crataegi Howthorn Seed 山楂核 ~
Shan Zhu Yu Fructus Corni Asiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit 山茱萸 To replenish the liver and kidney, restrain seminal discharge and relieve collapse.
Shang Lu Radix Phytolaccae Pokeberry Root 商陆 To promote drastic purgation and also diuresis, to counteract toxicity, and to reduce modulation.
She Chuang Zi Fructus Cnidii Common Cnidium Fruit 蛇床子 To warm the kidney and promote virility, to remove damp, to dispel wind, and to kill parasites.
She Dan Zhi Fel Serpentis Liquidum Snake Bile 蛇胆汁 ~
She Gan Rhizoma Belamcandae Blackberrylily Rhizome 射干 To remove toxic heat, eliminate phlegm, and soothe the sore throat.
She Rou Musculus Bungari Snake Muscle 蛇肉 ~
She Tui Periostracum Serpentis Snake Slough 蛇蜕 To arrest convulsions, to counteract toxicity, and to clear the eye of corneal opacity.
She Xiang Moschus Muskiness 麝香 To restore consciousness, to activate blood circulation and stimulate menstrual discharge, to promote subsidence of swelling, and to relieve pain.
She Xiang Cao Suan Acidum Thymici ~ 麝香草酸 ~
Shen Jing Cao Herba Lycopodii Common Clubmoss Herb 伸筋草 To relieve rheumatic conditions and muscular contracture.
Shen Jing Zi ~ ~ 肾精子 ~
Shen Qu Massa Fermentata Medicinalis Medicated Leaven 神曲 To eliminate food retention and harmonize the stomach
Sheng Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae Fresh Rehmannia Root 生地黄 1. To clear heat and cool blood; 2. To nourish yin and promote the production of body fluids
Sheng Huai Jiao Sophora Japonica L Pod of Japanese Pagodatree 生槐角 ~
Sheng Jiang Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens Fresh Ginger 生姜 To induce perspiration and dispel cold, to warm the stomach and arret vomiting, and to resolve phlegm and relieve cough.
Sheng Jin Wen Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Root And Rhizome of Sorrel Rhubarb 生锦纹 To promote catharsis and purge away heat, to reduce heat in blood and counteract toxicity, and to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge.
Sheng Jun Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Root And Rhizome of Sorrel Rhubarb 生军 To promote catharsis and purge away heat, to reduce heat in blood and counteract toxicity, and to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge.
Sheng Long Mu ~ ~ 生龙牡 ~
Sheng Ma Rhizoma Cimicifugae Largetrifoliolious Bugbane Rhizome 升麻 To induce perspiration and promote eruption, to remove toxic heat, and to cure drooping and ptosis.
Sheng Nan Xing Rhizoma Arisaematis Jackinthepulpit Tuber 生南星 To remove damp-phlegm, to dispel wind and arrest convulsions, and to promote the subsidence of induration and swelling.
Sheng Shan Zhi Fructus Gardeniae Fruit of Cape Jasmine 生山栀 1. To clear heat and reduce fire; 2. To cool blood and release toxins; 3. To eliminate dampness
Sheng Tie Luo Ferri Iron 生铁落 ~
Shi Chang Pu Rhizoma Acori Talarinowii Grassleaf Sweetflag Rhizome 石菖蒲 To eliminate damp and phlegm, to improve appetite, and to restore consciousness and benefit the mentality.
Shi Da Gong Lao Ye Folium Mahonae Leaf of Leatherleaf Mahonia 十大功劳叶 ~
Shi Di Calyx Kaki Calyx And Receptacle of Persimmon 柿蒂 To check the upward flow of stomach qi.
Shi Gao Gypsum Fibrosum Gypsum 石膏 To remove heat, quench fire, and relieve thirst.
Shi Hu Herba Dendrobii Dendrobium 石斛 To benefit the stomach, to promote the production of body fluid, to nourish yin,

and to remove heat.

Shi Hui Hua Calx Pulveratum Calcareous Tuff 石灰华 ~
Shi Jue Ming Concha Haliotidis Sea-Ear Shell 石决明 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, quench its fire and improve

eyesight.

Shi Jun Zi Fructus Quisqualis Fruit of Rangooncreeper 使君子 To kill worms.
Shi Lian Zi Semen Nelumbinis Lotus Seed 石莲子 To tonify the spleen, to relieve diarrhea, to replenish the kidney, to

arrest seminal emission, and to nourish the heart, to induce tranquillization.

Shi Liu Fructus Punixae Granati Pomegranate Fruit 石榴 ~
Shi Liu Pi Pericarpium Granati Pomegranate Rind 石榴皮 To check diarrhea, arrest bleeding and repel worms.
Shi Nan Teng Ramuius Wallichii Seu Puberulii Photinia Stem 石南藤 1. Wallichii can increase myocardial trophic blood

volume, improve the collateral circulation of ischemic myocardium, and increase the hypoxic tolerance of myocardium.2. Puberulum exerts an analgesic effect, relieves acetylcholine-induced ileal spasm in g

Shi Shang Bai Herba Selaginellae Doederleinii Doederlein's Spikemoss Herb 石上柏 1. Inhibiting sarcoma and cervix carcinoma in mice and cells isolated from human liver cancer; 2. Promoting the adrenocortical function in mice; 3. Promoting metabolism and reticuloendothelial function.
Shi Wei Folium Pyrrosiae Shearer's Pyrrosia Leaf 石苇 To induce diuresis, relieve dysuria, remove heat and arrest bleeding.
Shi Yan Sal Salt 食盐
Shi Yan Fossilia Spiriferis Spiriferida Fossil 石燕 ~
Shou Fu Kuai Rhizoma Aconiti Lateralis Common Monkshood Daughter Root 熟附块 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Shou Fu Pian Rhizoma Aconiti Lateralis Common Monkshood Daughter Root 熟附片 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Shou Wu Teng Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Tuber Fleeceflower Stem 首乌藤 To nourish blood, to induce tranquilization, to dispel wind, and to remove obstruction of channels and collaterals.
Shu Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae Praeparata Prepared Rehmannia Root 熟地黄 To nourish n and replenish blood, reinforce the essence of life and marrow.
Shu Jiao Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Pricklyash Peel 蜀椒 To warm the spleen and the stomach and relieve pain, to kill worms, and to relieve itching.
Shu Qu Cao Herba Gnaphalii Affinis All-Grass of Cudweed 鼠麴草 Antitussive and expectorant.
Shuang Hua Flos Lonicerae Honeysuckle Flower 双花 To remove toxic heat and dispel wind-heat.
Shui Hong Hua Zi Fructus Polygoni Orientalis Prince's-Feather Fruit 水红花子 To reduce masses by dissipating blood stasis, and to relieve pain by removing stagnancy of food.
Shui Niu Jiao Cornu Bubali Buffalo Horn 水牛角 To remove toxic heat, to reducing heat in blood, and to arrest convulsions.
Shui Yang Mei Fructus Adinae Fruit of Thinleaf Adina 水杨梅 Alcoholic extract of its root inhibits the growth of cervix carcinoma and leukemia in mice.
Shui Yang Suan Jia Zhi Methyl Salicylatum Methyl Salicylatum 水杨酸甲酯 ~
Shui Zhi Hirudo Leech 水蛭 To eliminate blood stasis and to stimulate menstrual discharge.
Shui Zhi Fructus Gardeniae Grandiflorae Fruit of Largeflower Gardenia 水栀 ~
Si Gua Luo Retinervus Luffae Fructus Luffa Vegetable Sponge 丝瓜络 To remove obstruction from the collaterals, to promote blood circulation, and to dispel wind.
Si Ji Cong Tou Bulbus Allii Fistulosi Allium Bulb, Wild Scallion, Chinese Green Onion 四季葱头 For dispersing wind-coldness
Si Ji Qing Folium Llicis Chinensis Purpleflower Holly Leaf 四季青 To clear heat and toxic materials.
Si Tu Zi Semen Cuscutae Dodder Seed 丝菟子 To arrest seminal discharge and abnormal urination, prevent abortion, improve eyesight and relieve diarrhea by replenishing and tonifying the liver and the kidney.
Song Hua Fen Pollen Pini Pine Pollen 松花份 To arrest discharges and stop bleeding.
Song Jie Lignum Pini Nodi Knotty Pine Wood, Pine Nodular Branch 松节 1. To dispel wind and dry dampness; 2. To stop pain
Song Jie You Oleum Terebinthinae Turpentine Oil 松节油 Skin stimulant.
Song Liu You Pix Pini Pine Tar 松馏油 ~
Song Shi ~ ~ 松石 ~
Song Zhen Folium Pini Leaf of Pine 松针 Its decoction inhibits the growth of meningococcus in vitro.
Su Geng Caulis Perillae Frutescentis Stem of Common Perilla 苏梗 ~
Su He Xiang Styrax Storax 苏合香 1. To open the orifices and clear the mind; 2. To stop pain
Su He Xiang You Oleum Storax Storax Oil 苏合香油 ~
Su Mu Lignum Sappan Sappan Wood 苏木 To promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis, and to promote subsidence of swelling and relieve pain.
Su Qiao Pericarpium Papaveris Poppy Capsule 粟壳 1. Astringe the intestine, relieve diarrhea and alleviate pain; 2. Astringe the lung and relieve cough.
Su Tu Chong ~ ~ 苏土虫 ~
Su Ye Folium Perillae Perilla Leaf 苏叶 ~
Su Zi Fructus Perillae Purple Perilla Fruit, Perilla Seed 苏子 1. To stop cough and soothe asthma; 2. To moisten the intestines and move feces
Suan Zao Ren Semen Ziziphi Spinosae Spine Date Seed 酸枣仁 To replenish the liver, to promote tranquilization to arrest excessive perspiration, and to promote the production of body fluid.
Suo Luo Zi Semen Aesculi Buckeye Seed 娑罗子 To regulate the flow of qi, normalize the stomach function and relieve pain.
Suo Sha Ren Fructus Amomi Villous Amomum Fruit 缩砂仁 To eliminate damp and improve appetite, to warm the spleen and check diarrhea, and to prevent abortion.
Suo Yang Herba Cynomorii All-Grass of Songaria Cynomorium 锁阳 1. Invigorate the kidney and supplement essence; 2. Moisturize the intestine and relax the bowels.
Tai Pan Fen Pulvis Embryo Fetus Powder 胎盘粉 ~
Tai Zi Shen Radix Pseudostellariae Heterophylly Falsestarwort Root 太子参 To replenish qi and invigorate the spleen function, and topromote fluid secretion and moisten the lung.
Tan Xiang Lignum Santaii Albi Sandalwood 檀香 To promote the flow of qi in the heart, to warm the spleen and stomach, to increse appetite, and to relieve pain.
Tao Ren Semen Persicae Peach Seed 桃仁 To promote blood circulation, to eliminate phlegm, and to relax the bowels.
Tao Zhi Ramulus Persicae Peach Twig 桃枝 ~
Teng Huang Resina Garciniae Resin of Garcinia 藤黄 To eliminate toxic material, promote pus drainage and remove blood

stasis.

Tian Di Ding Herba Gueldenstaedtiae Multiflorae Manyflower Gueldenstaedtid Herb 甜地丁 ~
Tian Dong Radix Asparagi Cochinchinese Asparagus Root 天冬 To replenish yin, promote fluid secretion and moisten the lung.
Tian Gua Di Pedicellus Melo Muskmelon Stem 甜瓜蒂 1. Cucurbitacin B and E can relieve liver damage induced by carbon tetrachloride in experimental animals; 2. Promoting body immunity; 3. Cucurbitacins are anticancerigenic for nasopharyngeal and cervical carcinoma; 4. Irritative to the digestive tract.
Tian Gua Zi Semen Cucumis Muskmelon Seed 甜瓜子 ~
Tian Hua Fen Radix Trichosanthis Trichosanthes Root, Snakegourd Root 天花粉 To remove heat, to promote the production of body fluids, and to facilitate the drainage of pus and the subsidence of swelling.
Tian Ji Huang Herba Hyperici Japonici All-Grass of Japanese St. Johnswort 田基黄 ~
Tian Kui Zi Radix Semiaquilegiae Muskroot-Like Semiaquilegia Root 天葵子 To remove toxic heat and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Tian Ma Rhizoma Gastrodiae Tall Gastrodia Tuber 天麻 To subdue the liver-wind and arrest convulsions.
Tian Men Dong Radix Asparagi Asparagus Root 天门冬 1. To clear the lungs and descend fire; 2. To nourish the yin and moisten dryness
Tian Nan Xing Rhizoma Arisaematis Jackinthepulpit Tuber 天南星 To remove damp-phlegm, to dispel wind and arrest convulsions, and to promote the subsidence of induration and swelling.
Tian Ran Jian Trona Natural Soda 天然碱 ~
Tian Ran Xiang Jiao Gummi Elasticum Natural Rubber 天然橡胶 ~
Tian Xian Teng Herba Aristolochiae Dutchmanspipe Vine 天仙藤 To promote the flow of qi and blood, and to induce diuresis.
Tian Xian Zi Semen Hyoscyami Henbane Seed 天仙子 To relieve spasm and pain, and to promote tranquilization.
Tian Zhu Huang Concretio Silicea Bambusae Chinese Schinzostachyum Tabasheer 天竺黄 For dissolving phlegm
Tie Bang Chui Ye Folium Aconiti Szechenyiani Leaf of Pendulous Monkshood 铁棒锤叶 ~
Tie Pian Ferri Iron Chip 铁片 ~
Tie Si Wei Ling Xian Radix Smilacis Root And Rhizome of Smilax 铁丝威灵仙 ~
Tie Xian Cai Herba Acalyphae Copperleaf Herb 铁苋菜 1. Clear heat and toxic material; 2. Stop bleeding and astringency; 3. Relieve cough and dyspnea.
Tie Xie Pulvis Ferri Iron Powder 铁屑 ~
Ting Hu Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 廷胡 ~
Ting Hu Suo Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 廷胡索 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Ting Li Zi Semen Lepiddi Seu Descurainiae;Semen Lepidii;Semen Descurainiae Lepidium Seed, Descurainia Seed 葶苈子 To quench fire in the lung, to relieve dyspnea, and to promote diuresis.
Tong Bian ~ Child's Dung 童便 ~
Tong Cao Medulla Tetrapanacis Pith of Ricepaperplant 通草 To remove heat, to induce diuresis, and to stimulate the flow

of milk.

Tong Ji Li Semen Astragali Complanati Flatstem Milkvetch Seed 潼蒺藜 To benefit the liver and the kidney, arrest seminal discharge, restrain urination and improve eyesight.
Tong Lv Aerugo Verdigris 铜绿 For eliminating toxic materials, dissolving rottenness and growing new muscles
Tou Gu Cao Herba Speranskiae Tuberculatae All-Grass of Tubercultae Speranskia 透骨草 For dispelling wind-dampness and dispersing coldness
Tu Bei Mu Rhizoma Bolbostemmae Paniculate Bolbostemma 土贝母 To dissolve lumps, promote subsidence of swelling, and counteract toxicity.
Tu Bie Chong Eupolyphaga Seu Steleophaga Cockroach 土鳖虫 To remove blood stasis with powerful effect, and to promote the healing of bone fracture.
Tu Fu Ling Rhizoma Smilacis Glabrae Glabrous Greenbrier Rhizome 土茯苓 To remove damp, to counteract toxicity, and to improve the mobility of joints.
Tu Ku Shen Herba Pterocephali All-Grass of Hooker Winghead 土苦参 ~
Tu Mu Xiang Radix Inulae Inula Root 土木香 To invigorate the spleen and regulate the function of the stomach, to relieve the depression of the liver qi, to alleviate pain, and to prevent abortion.
Tu Si Zi Semen Cuseutae;Semen Cuseutae Dodder Seed 菟丝子 To arrest seminal discharge and abnormal urination, prevent abortion, improve eyesight and relieve diarrhea by replenishing and tonifying the liver and the kidney.
Tu Wen ~ ~ 吐温 ~
Wa Leng Zi Concha Arcae Arc Shell 瓦楞子 To eliminate phlegm, to remove blood stasis, to soften hard masses and dissolve lumps, and to relieve gastric pain by reducing acid.
Wan Can Sha Excrementum Bombycis Mori Silkworm Excrement 晚蚕砂 1. To dispel wind and dampness; 2. To harmonize the stomach and transform dampness
Wan Nian Hao Herba Artemisiae All-Grass of Russian Wormwood 万年蒿 ~
Wang Bu Liu Xing Semen Vaccariae Vacarria Seed, Cow Soapwort Seed 王不留行 1. To invigorate blood and promote menstruation; 2. To promote lactation
Wang Jiang Lac Regis Apis Royal Jelly 王浆 ~
Wei Ling Cai Herba Potentillae Chinensis Chinese Cinquefoil 委陵菜 To remove toxic heat and reduce heat in blood, and to relieve dysentery.
Wei Ling Xian Radix Clematidis Chinese Clematis Root 威灵仙 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to remove obstruction of collaterals, and to alleviate pain.
Wo Niu Eulota Snail 蜗牛 For containing wind and stopping pain
Wu Bei Zi Galla Chinensis Chinese Gall 五倍子 To remove heat from the lung, to arrest cough, diarrhea, excessive sweating, bleeding and exudation from sores.
Wu Gong Scolopendra Centipede 蜈蚣 1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To dispel toxins; 3. To clear collaterals and stop pain
Wu Ji Gallus Domesticus Black Chicken 乌鸡 ~
Wu Jia Pi Cortex Acanthopanacis Radicis Root -Bark of Slenderstyle Acanthopanax 五加皮 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and tonify the liver and the kidney, and strengthen the tendons and bones.
Wu Ling Zhi Faeces Trogopterori Trogopterus Dung 五灵脂 1. To remove blood stasis and alleviate pain; 2. To detoxify; 3. To stop bleeding (after prepared by frying).
Wu Mei Fructus Mume Smoked Plum 乌梅 To arrest persistent cough, to relieve diarrhea by astringing the intestines, to promote the production of body fluid, and to relieve colic promoted by ascaris.
Wu Shao She Zaocys Black-Tail Snake 乌梢蛇 To dispel wind, remove obstruction of the collaterals, and relieve spasms and convulsions.
Wu Tou Radix Aconiti Root of Common Monkshood 乌头 1. To alleviate pain by warming the meridian, expel wind and dampness; 2. Anti-carcinogenic.
Wu Wei Zi Fructus Schisandrae Chinese Magnoliavine Fruit 五味子 To arrest discharges, replenish qi, promote fluid secretion, tonify the kidney, and induce sedation.
Wu Yao Radix Linderae Combined Spicebush Root 乌药 1. To regulate qi and stop pain; 2. To warm the kidneys and dispel cold
Wu Yi Fructus Ulmi Macrocarpae Fruit of Ulmus Macrocarpa 芜荑 Anthelmintic
Wu Yu Fructus Evodiae Fruit of Diverseflower Evodia 吴芋 1. To dispel cold and stop pain; 2. To pacify the liver and direct rebellious qi downward; 3. To stop vomiting
Wu Zei Gu Os Sepiae Seu Sepiellaezoological Name Cuttlefish Bone, Cuttlebone 乌贼骨 1. To astringe and stop bleeding; 2. To control the essence and relieve leukorrhea; 3. To restrain hyperacidity and stop pain; 4. To promote healing of ulcers
Wu Zhao Long Herba Ipomoeae Cairicae All-Grass of Cairo Morningglory 五爪龙 ~
Wu Zhu Yu Fructus Evodiae Medicinal Evodia Fruit 吴茱萸 1. To dispel cold and stop pain; 2. To pacify the liver and direct rebellious qi downward; 3. To stop vomiting
Xi Chuan Xiong Radix Chuanxiong;Rhizoma Chuanxiong Chuanxiong Rhizome, Szechuan Lovage Root 西川芎 1. To invigorate blood and promote qi circulation; 2. To expel wind and stop pain
Xi Dang Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae Root Pilose Asiabell 西党 To reinforce qi and invigorate the function of the spleen and the lung.
Xi Gua Pi Exocarpium Citrulli Watermelon Rind 西瓜皮 To clear summer-heat, promote the production of fluid and diuresis.
Xi He Liu Cacumen Tamaricis Chinese Tamarisk Twig 西河柳 To induce diaphoresis and dispel wind and to promote eruption.
Xi Hong Hua Stigma Croci Saffron 西红花 To activate blood circulation and eliminate blood stasis, to remove heat from blood and counteract toxicity, and to calm the nerves.
Xi Hu Po Succinus Amber, Succinus 西琥珀 1. To calm and tranquilize the mind; 2. To invigorate the blood and release stagnation; 3. To promote urination
Xi Huang Jiao Fen Gummi Tragacanthae Powder of Tragacanth 西黄胶粉 ~
Xi Jiao Cornu Rhinocerotis Rhinoceros Horn 犀角 To clear heat, cool the blood and stop bleeding, purge the sthenic fire and remove toxic materials, clear heart-fire and calm the mind.
Xi Qin Jiao Radix Gentianae Macrophyllae Root of Largeleaf Gentian 西秦艽 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to remove damp-heat.
Xi Sha Salmiacum Salmiacum 硒砂 ~
Xi Sheng Teng Herba Cissampelotis All-Grass of Common Cissampelos 锡生藤 1. Relax the muscles: Intravenous injection of cissampareine II as muscle relaxant for restoration of fracture; 2. Alleviate pain: For trauma and rheumatism
Xi Shu Fructus Seu Radix Camptothecae Acuminatae Fruit Or Root of Common Camptotheca 喜树 To clear heat and toxic material, disperse the lumps and relieve swelling.
Xi Shuai Gryllus Chinensis Cricket 蟋蟀 For promoting diuresis and dissolving inflammation
Xi Xian Herba Siegesbeckiae All-Grass of Glandularstalk St.Paulswort 希莶 1. To dispel wind and dampness; 2. To clear the meridians; 3. To clear heat and release toxins
Xi Xin Herba Asari All-Grass Manchurian Wildginger 细辛 To dispel wind-cold, to relieve nasal obstruction, to alleviate pain and to remove retained fluid.
Xi Yang Shen Radix Panacis Quinquefolii American Ginseng 西洋参 1. To replenish qi and promote body fluids; 2. To nourish yin and clear heat
Xia Ku Cao Spica Prunellae Fruit -Spike of Common Selfheal 夏枯草 To quench fire of the liver and counteract inflammation of the eye, and to reduce modulation and induce subsidence of swelling.
Xia Tian Ju Herba Adenostemmatis Common Adenostema Herb 下田菊 ~
Xia Tian Wu Rhizoma Corydalis Decumbentis Decumbent Corydalis Rhizome 夏天无 To promote the flow of qi and blood, to remove obstruction from the collaterals and to relieve pain.
Xian He Cao Herba Agrimoniae All - Grss of Hairyvein Agrimonia 仙鹤草 To arrest bleeding, to stop malarial attacks, to relieve dysentery, and to counteract toxicity.
Xian Ling Pi Herba Epimedii All-Grass of Longspur Epimedium 仙灵脾 To reinforce the kidney yang, strengthen the tendons and bones, and relieve rheumatic conditions.
Xian Mao Rhizoma Curculiginis Rhizome of Common Curculigo 仙茅 To reinforce the kidney yang, to strengthen the tendons and bones,and to dispel cold-damp.
Xiang Cao Xiang Jing Oleum Vanillae Vanillae Oil 香草香精 ~
Xiang Chuan Pi Cortex Citri Citron Bark 香椽皮 ~
Xiang Fu Rhizoma Cyperi Rhizome of Nutgrass Galingale 香附 1. To promote the free flow of qi in the liver; 2. To regulate menstruation and stop pain
Xiang Gu Champignon Champignon 香菇 1. Its polysaccharide promotes the production of immune globulin and enhances body immunity; 2. Inhibiting sarcoma and cervical cancer in mice.
Xiang Guo Zhi Oleum Linderae Spiceleaf Kernel Oil 香果脂 ~
Xiang Jia Pi Cortex Periplocae Chinese Silkvine Root-Bark 香甲皮 To relieve rheumatic conditions and to strengthen tendons and bones.
Xiang Jing Essentia Essence Of Fragrance 香精 ~
Xiang Ru Herba Elsholtziae All-Grass of Haichow Elsholtzia 香薷 1. To promote diaphoresis and release the exterior; 2. To resolve dampness and harmonize the spleen and stomach; 3. To promote water metabolism and release edema
Xiang Yuan Fructus Citri Citron Fruit 香掾 To regulate the flow of qi in the liver, spleen and stomach, and to resolve phlegm.
Xiang Zhang Mu Ligum Cinnamomi Camphorae Stem of Yellow Cinnamon 香樟木 ~
Xiao Bo Radix Berberidis Root of Amur Barberry 小檗 1. The action of berberine, one of its active components, is similar in action to Rhizoma Coptidis; 2. Berbamine, another active component, relieves leucopenia induced by cycloposphamide, benzene, radiation, etc.; 3. Berbamine counters immunodamage.
Xiao Che Qian Herba Plantaginis Minutae All-Grass of Little Plantain 小车前 ~
Xiao Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae Root of Ural Licorice 小甘草 To reinforce the function of the spleen and replenish qi, to remove heat and counteract toxicity, to dispel phlegm and relieve cough, to alleviate spasmodic pain, and to moderate drug actions.
Xiao Hui Xiang Fructus Foeniculi Fennel Fruit 小茴香 1. To dispel cold and stop pain; 2. To regulate qi and harmonize the stomach
Xiao Ji Herba Cirsii;Herba Cirsii Segeti Field Thistle Herb 小蓟 To arrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood, and to remove blood stasis and induce the subsidence of swelling.
Xiao Mai Semen Tritici Aestivi Wheat Seed 小麦 ~
Xiao Pai Cao Radix Et Rhizoma Anisochili All-Grass of Sikok 香排草 ~
Xiao Qing Pi Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride Green Tangerine Peel 小青皮 To soothe the liver, to disintegrate stagnated qi, and to remove retained food.
Xiao Shi Niter Saltpeter 硝石 ~
Xiao Tong Cao Medulla Stachyuri Medulla Helwingiae Stachyurus / Japanese Helwingia Pith 小通草 To remove heat, to promote diuresis, and to promote lactation.
Xiao Ye Lian Fructus Podophylli Common Sinopodophyllum Fruit 小叶莲 To regulate menstruation and promote the flow of blood.
Xie Bai Bulbus Allii Macrostemi Bulb of Longstamen Onion 薤白 To remove the retained phlegm from the chest, promote the flow of qi and relieve its stagnation.
Xin Chi Semen Sojae Fresh Soybean 新豉 To induce diaphoresis, to ease the mind, and to relieve fever.
Xin Shi Arsenicum ~ 毒石 1. Protoplasmotoxic, inhibiting the activity of mercaptoenzymes and killing tumor cells and other living cells, bactericidal and protozoacidal.
Xin Yi Flos Magnoliae Flower Bud of Lily Magnolia 辛荑 To dispel wind-cold and relieve nasal obstruction.
Xing Ren Semen Armeniacae Apricot Seed, Bitter Apricot Seed Or Kernel 杏仁 1. To stop cough and relieve asthma; 2. To moisten the intestines and move stool
Xiong Dan Vesica Fellea Ursi Bear Bile 熊胆 For clearing heat and removing toxic substances
Xiong Huang Realgar Realgar 雄黄 To counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, and to stop malarial attacks.
Xu Chang Qing Radix Cynanchi Paniculati Paniculate Swallowwort Root 徐长卿 To relieve rheumatic conditions, and to arrest pain and itching.
Xu Duan Radix Dipsaci Himalayan Teasel Root 续断 For tonifying yang
Xuan Fu Hua Flos Inulae Inula Flower 旋覆花 To relieve cough, eliminate phlegm, promote diuresis, and arrest vomiting.
Xuan Gou Jing Caulis Rubi Corchorfolii Root of Juteleaf Raspberry 悬钩茎 ~
Xuan Hu Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 玄胡 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Xuan Hu Su Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 玄胡素 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Xuan Ming Natrii Sulfas Sodium Sulfate 玄明 To soften dry feces, relax the bowels and purge heat', and to remove fire and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Xuan Ming Fen Natrii Sulfas Exsiccatus Exsiccated Sodium Sulfate 玄明粉 To soften dry feces, relax the bowels and purge heat, and to remove fire and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Xuan Shen Radix Scrophulariae Figwort Root 玄参 To reduce heat from blood, to nourish yin, to quench fire, and to counteract toxicity.
Xuan Xia Hua Herba Inulae Flower of Japanese Inula 旋夏花 To relieve cough and dyspnea, and eliminate retained phlegm.
Xue Jie Sanguis Draconis Calamus Gum, Dragon's Blood 血竭 1. To stop bleeding and promote the healing of wounds; 2. To invigorate blood and remove stagnation; 3. To stop pain
Xue Li Pi Exocarpium Pyrus Pericarp of Bretschneider Pear 雪梨皮 ~
Xue Shang Yi Zhi Hao Radix Aconiti Brachypodi Root of Shortstalk Monkshood 雪上一枝蒿 For dispelling wind-dampness and dispersing coldness
Xue Yu Tan Crinis Carbonisatus Carbonized Hair 血余炭 To arrest bleeding and remove blood stasis.
Xun Gu Feng Herba Aristolochiae Mollissimae Hairy Birthwort 寻骨凤 1. To dispel wind and dampness; 2. To clear the channels and collaterals; 3. To stop pain
Ya Dan Zi Fructus Bruceae Java Brucea Fruit 鸦胆子 To remove toxic heat, to stop malarial attacks, to relieve dysentery, and to cauterize vegetations.
Ya Hu Mu Herba Cissampelotis Common Cissampelos Herb 亚乎奴 To promote the subsidence of swelling, and relieve pain, to arrest bleeding, and to promote the growth of new tissues.
Ya Ma Zi Semen Lini Linseed 亚麻子 To promote lubrication, and to dispel wind.
Ya Zao Fructus Gleditsia Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit 牙皂 To dispel phlegm , to restore consciousness, and to reduce modulation and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Ya Zhi Cao Herba Commelinae All-Grass of Common Dayflower 鸭跖草 1. Clear heat and toxic materials; 2. Clear heat and promote diuresis.
Yan Bai ~ ~ 岩柏 ~
Yan Bai Cai Su Bergeninum Bergenin 岩白菜素 Antitussive and expectorant.
Yan Hu Suo Rhizoma Corydalis Corydalis Tuber 延胡索 1. To invigorate blood and promote qi circulation; 2. To stop pain
Yan Suan Huang Ma Jian Ephedrinum Hydrochloridum ~ 盐酸麻黄碱 ~
Yan Suan Ma Lin Gua Moroxydini Hydrochloridum Moroxydine Hydrochloride 盐酸吗啉胍 ~
Yan Yan Halitum Halite 岩盐 Vomiting promotion
Yang Bian Penis Caprae Seu Ovis Sheep Penis 羊鞭 ~
Yang Di Huang Ye Folium Digitalis Digitalis Leaf 洋地黄叶 Cardiotonic.
Yang Jin Hua Flos Daturae Datura Flower 洋金花 To relieve asthma and cough, to alleviate pain, and to arrest spasm.
Yang qi Shi Actinolitum Actinolite 阳起石 For tonifying yang
Yang Rou Caro Caprae Seu Ovis Mutton 羊肉 For tonifying yang
Yang Ti Gen Radix Rumicis Japonici Root of Japanese Dock 羊蹄根 For cooling blood and stopping bleeding
Yang Wai Shen Testis Et Penis Ovis Sheep Testis 羊外肾 ~
Ye Jiang Rhizoma Hedychii Venusti Root of Hedychii Venusti 野姜 ~
Ye Ju Hua Flos Chrysanthemi Indici Wild Chrysanthemum Flower 野菊花 To remove toxic heat.
Ye Ming Sha Faeces Vespertilionis Bat Dung 夜明砂 For clearing heat and purging fire
Ye Pu Tao Gen Radix Vitis Romanetii Root of Romanet Grape 野葡萄根 ~
Yi Bei Mu Buibus Fritillariae Pallidiflorae Sinkiang Fritillary Bulb 伊贝母 To remove heat from the lung, to resolve phlegm, and to reduce nodules.
Yi Dian Hong Herba Emiliae Root of Taiwan Ladyslipper 一点红 Antibacterial on Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus pyocyaneus and Eberthella typhosus.
Yi Mu Cao Herba Leonuri Motherwort 益母草 1. To promote blood circulation to remove blood stasis, regulate menstruation and relieve metrorrhagia; 2. To promote diuresis and relieve edema; 3. To clear heat and toxic materials; 4. Lower blood pressure.
Yi Pin Hong Herba Euphorbiae All-Grass of Common Poinsettia 一品红 ~
Yi Tang Saccharum Granorum Moltose 饴糖 For tonifying qi
Yi Yi Ren Semen Coicis Seed of Jobstears 薏苡仁 1. To transform dampness and promote water metabolism; 2. To strengthen the spleen; 3. To clear heat and eliminate pus
Yi Zhi Ren Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae Fruit of Sharpleaf Galangal 益智仁 1. To warm and tonify the spleen and kidneys; 2. To prevent emissions and stop diarrhea
Yin Bo Silver Sheet Silver Sheet 银箔 Supression and spirit calming
Yin Chai Hu Radix Stellariae Starwort Root 银柴胡 1. To reduce heat promoted by deficient yin; 2. To clear heat in infants promoted by malnutrition
Yin Chen Herba Artemisiae Scopariae Virgate Wormwood Herb 茵陈 To remove damp-heat and relieve jaundice.
Yin Chen Hao Herba Artemisiae Scopariae Capillaris, Oriental Wormwood 茵陈蒿 1. To clear heat and transform dampness; 2. To relieve jaundice
Yin Er Tremlla Fuciformis Agaric 银耳 1. To nourish yin and moisten the lung; 2. To nourish the stomach to promote the production of body fluid.
Yin Xing Cao Herba Artemisiae Anomalae Siphonostegia 阴行草 1. To invigorate blood and open the channels; 2. To stop pain
Yin yang Huo Herba Epimedii All-Grass of Longspur Epimedium 淫羊霍 To reinforce the kidney yang, strengthen the tendons and bones, and relieve rheumatic conditions.
Ying Su Ke Pericarpium Papaveris Poppy Capsule 罂粟壳 1. Astringe the intestine, relieve diarrhea and alleviate pain; 2. Astringe the lung and relieve cough.
Yu Gan You Oleum Fecoris Piscis Fish Liver Oil 鱼肝油 ~
Yu Gan Zi Fructus Phyllanthi Emblic Leafflower Fruit 余甘子 To remove heat from blood, to promote digestion and the production of body fluid, and to relieve cough.
Yu Jin Radix Curcumae Tuber - Root of Common Turmeric 郁金 1. To invigorate blood and stop pain; 2. To promote qi circulation and release stagnation; 3. To cool blood and clear heat in the heart; 4. To relieve jaundice and facilitate gall bladder function
Yu Li Ren Semen Pruni Chinese Dwarf Cherry Seed 郁李仁 To relax the bowels, and to promote diuresis.
Yu Liang Shi Limonitum Limonite 禹粮石 To relieve diarrhea and arrest bleeding as an astringent.
Yu Mi Xu Stigma Maydis Corn Stigma 玉米须 1. To promote diuresis to relieve edema; 2. To promote choleresis and relieve jaundice; 3. To lower blood pressure; 4. To lower blood sugar level; 5. To stop bleeding.
Yu Xing Cao Herba Houttuyniae All-Grass of Heartleaf Houttuynia 鱼腥草 To remove toxic heat, to promote the drainage of pus, and to relieve dysuria.
Yu Yu Liang Limonitum Limonite 禹余粮 To relieve diarrhea and arrest bleeding as an astringent.
Yu Zhi Zi Fructus Akebiae Akebia Fruit 预知子 To regulate the flow of the liver qi, to promote blood circulation and relieve pain, and to promote diuresis.
Yu Zhou Lou Lu Radix Echinopsis Globethistle Root 禹州漏芦 To remove heat and counteract toxicity, drainage of pus, stanch bleeding, to cure sores and carbuncles, increase the secretion of milk.
Yu Zhu Rhizoma Polygonati Odorati Fragrant Solomonseal Rhizome 玉竹 To nourish yin, promote the production of body fluid, and relieve dryness syndromes.
Yuan Hu Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 元胡 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Yuan Hu Suo Rhizoma Corydalis Root of Corydalis 元胡索 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Yuan Hua Flos Genkwa Flower Bud of Lilac Daphne 芫花 1. To transform water and stop cough; 2. To resolve phlegm and stop cough; 3. To kill worms
Yuan Hua Tiao Caulis Genkwa Stem of Lilac Daphne 芫花条 Purging by pressure and by removing liquid
Yuan Shen Radix Scrophulariae Figwort Root 元参 To reduce heat from blood, to nourish yin, to quench fire, and to counteract toxicity.
Yuan Zhi Radix Polygalae Root of Thinleaf Milkwort 远志 1. To calm the heart and soothe the mind; 2. To resolve phlegm and clear the orifices (sense organs)
Yue Ji Hua Flos Rosae Chinensis Chinese Rose Flower 月季花 1. To invigorate blood and regulate menstruation; 2. To reduce swelling
Yun Ling Sclerotium Poriae Cocos Indian Bread 云苓 To promote diuresis, to invigorate the spleen function, and to calm the mind.
Yun Xiang Cao Herba Cymbopogonis All-Grass of Remote Lemongrass 芸香草 For dispersing wind-heat
Yun Zhi Polysaccharidum Versicolor Coriolus Versicolor 云芝 ~
Zao Xin Tu Terra Flava Usta Earth Inside of Hearth 灶心土 1. To warm the middle-jiao to stop bleeding; 2. To warm the middle-jiao to stop vomiting; 3. Anti-diarrhea by astringing intestines.
Zao Ci Spina Gleditsiae Spine of Chinese Honeylocust 皂刺 To promote subsidence of swelling, to draw out of pus, and to kill parasites.
Zao Fan Ferrosi Sulfas Copperas 皂矾 Toxication reduction, anthelmintic, dampness removal, and itching control
Zao Jia Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis Fruit of Chinese Honeylocust 皂荚 1. To eliminate phlegm and wake the patient from unconsciousness; 2. To promote lactogenesis and relax bowels (external use).
Zao Jiao Ci Spina Gleditsiae Spine of Chinese Honeylocust 皂角刺 To promote subsidence of swelling, to draw out of pus, and to kill parasites.
Zao Pi Fructus Corni Asiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit 枣皮 To replenish the liver and kidney, restrain seminal discharge dnd relieve collapse.
Zao Ren Semen Zizphi Spinosae Seed of Spine Date 枣仁 To replenish the liver, to promote tranquilizations to arrest excessive perspiration, and to promote the production of body fluid.
Zao Xiu Rhizoma Paridis Paris Root 蚤休 To remove heat, counteract toxicity, promote the subsidence of swelling and alleviate pain, and to relieve convulsions.
Ze Lan Herba Lycopi Hirsute Shiny Bugleweed Herb 泽兰 1. To invigorate blood and remove stagnation; 2. To promote urination and reduce edema
Ze Lan Ye Herba Lycopi Hirsute Shiny Bugleweed Herb 泽兰叶 1. To invigorate blood and remove stagnation; 2. To promote urination and reduce edema
Ze Xie Rhizoma Alismatis Rhizome of Oriental Waterplantain 泽泻 To promote diuresis, and to remove damp-heat. To transform dampness and promote water metabolism.
Zhang Nao Camphora Camphorar 樟脑 1. Eliminate filth and turbid substance, and wake the patient from unconsciousness; 2. Eliminate dampness, kill parasite, relieve swelling and alleviate pain.
Zhang Ye Ban Xia Rhizorna Pineiliae Pedatisectae Rhizome of Pedate Pinellia 掌叶半夏 Trigonelline is an anti-carcinogenic component inhibiting sarcoma and hepatic cancer in vitro.
Zhe Bei Mu Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii Bulb of Thunberg Fritillary 浙贝母 To remove heat and resolve phlegm, and to ease the mind.
Zhe Chong Eupolyphaga Seu Steleophaga Cockroach 庶虫 To invigorate blood and remove stagnation
Zhe Shi Haematitum Hematite 赭石 To subdue hyperactivity of the liver, to relieve vomiting, belching and hiccup, and to arrest bleeding.
Zhe Tang Sucrosum Sucrose 蔗糖 ~
Zhen Zhu Margarita Pearl 珍珠 To calm the nerves, to eliminate corneal opacity, to counteract toxicity and to promote the growth of new tissues.
Zhen Zhu Cai Herba Lysimachiae Clethroidis Root Or All-Grass of Clethra Loosestrife 珍珠菜 Its flavones inhibiting various kinds of sarcoma in animals and leukemia in mice.
Zhen Zhu Gan Caulis Rubi Idaei Stem of Red And Yellow Garden Raspberry 珍珠杆 ~
Zhen Zhu Mu Concha Margaritifera Usta;Margarita Nacre 珍珠母 1. To pacify the liver and subdue the yang; 2. To clear heat in the liver and brighten the eyes
Zhi Bai Bu Radix Stemonae Praeparata Prepared Root of Japanese Stemona 制百部 1. To moisten the lungs and stop cough; 2. To kill lice and parasites
Zhi Bai He Bulbus Lilii Praeparata Prepared Bulb of Greenish Lily 炙百合 To nourish yin and moisten the lung, and to tranquilize the mind.
Zhi Ban Xia Rhizoma Pinelliae Praeparata Prepared Tuber of Pinellia 制半夏 To remove damp and phlegm, to relieve nausea and vomiting, and to eliminate stuffiness in the chest and the epigastrium.
Zhi Bie Jia Carapax Trionycis Praeparata Prepared Turtle Shell 炙鳖甲 To nourish yin and subdue exberant yang, to reduce masses and modulations, and to relieve consumptive fever.
Zhi Cang Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis Praeparata Rhizome of Swordlike Atractylodes 制苍术 To remove damp and invigorate the function of the spleen, to disple wind-cold, and to improve eyesight.
Zhi Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae Praeparata Prepared Root of Ural Licorice 炙草 To invigorate the function of spleen and stomach, to reinforce qi and promote blood circulation.
Zhi Cao Wu Radix Aconiti Kusnezoffii Praeparata Prepared Kusnezoff Monkshood Root 制草乌 To relieve rheumatic conditions, to warm the channels and to alleviate pain.
Zhi Chuan Shan Jia Squama Manitis Praeparata Prepared Anteater Scales 炙穿山甲 To stimulate menstrual flow and the flow of milk, to promote the subsidence of swelling and promote the discharge of pus, and to eliminate wind from the collateral.
Zhi Chuan Wu Radix Aconiti Praeparata Prepared Monkshood Mother Root 制川乌 To relieve rheumatic conditions and alleviate pain by warming the channels.
Zhi Da Huang Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Praeparata Prepared Root And Rhizome of Sorrel Rhubarb 制大黄 To promote catharsis and purge away heat, to reduce heat in blood and counteract toxicity, and to eliminate blood stasis and stimulate menstrual discharge.
Zhi Di Long Pheretima Praeparata Prepared Earthworm 制地龙 To remove heat, to arrest convulsions, to remove obstruction from the collaterals, to relieve asthma, and to promote diuresis.
Zhi Feng Fang Nidus Vespae Praeparata Prepared Honeycomb 炙蜂房 To dispel wind, to counteract toxicity, to kill parasites, and to relieve itching.
Zhi Fu Zi Radix Aconiti Lateralis Praeparata Prepared Lateral Root of Common Monkshood 制附子 To promote restoration from collapse, to supplement body fire and reinforce yang, and to dispel wind, cold and damp.
Zhi Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae Praeparata Prepared Liauorice Root 炙甘草 To invigorate the function of spleen and stomach, to reinforce qi and promote blood circulation.
Zhi Gui Ban Plastrum Testudinis Praparata Prepared Tortoise Plastron 制龟板 1. To nourish yin and subdue yang; 2. To tonify the kidneys and strengthen the bones
Zhi Gui Zhi Ramulus Cinnamomi Praeparata Prepared Cassia Twig 制桂枝 To induce perspiration, to warm the channels and stimulate menstrual discharge, to reinforce yang, to relieve palpitation, and to promote the descending of qi.
Zhi Hong Qi Radix Hedysari Praeparata Prepared Manyinflorescenced Sweetvetch Root 炙红芪 To reinforce qi and strengthen the superficial resistance, to promote diuresis
Zhi Hou Po Magnoliae Officinalis Praeparata Prepared Bark of Officinal Magnolia 炙厚朴 To eliminate damp and relieve distension.
Zhi Huang Jing Rhizoma Polygonati Praeparata Prepared Rhizome of Fragrant Solomonseal 制黄精 To reinforce qi and nourish yin, to invigorate the function of the spleen, to moisten the lung, and to benefit the kidney.
Zhi Huang Qi Radix Astragali Seu Hedysari Praeparata Prepared Manyinflorescenced Sweetvetch Root 炙黄芪 To reinforce qi and invigorate the function of the spleen.
Zhi Jiang Can Bombyx Batryticatus Praeparata Prepared Stiff Silkworm 制僵蚕 1. To subdue endogenous wind and stop spasms; 2. To expel wind and stop pain; 3. To dispel toxins and disperse nodules
Zhi Jun Tan ~ ~ 制军炭 ~
Zhi Ma Semen Sesami White Seed of Oriental Sesame 芝麻 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to replenish vital essence and blood, and to relax the bowels.
Zhi Ma Huang Herba Ephedrae Preparata Prepared Ephedra 炙麻黄 To induce perspiration for dispelling cold, to relieve asthma, and to promote diuresis.
Zhi Ma Qian Zi Semen Strychni Praeparata Nux Vomica 炙马钱子 To promote the flow of qi and blood in the collaterals, relieve pain, and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Zhi Ma You Oleum Sesami Oil of Oriental Sesame 芝麻油 To tonify the liver and the kidney, to replenish vital essence and blood, and to relax the bowels.
Zhi Mo Yao Myrrha Praeparata Myrrhtree Gum Resin 制没药 1. To invigorate blood and stop pain; 2. To reduce swelling and promote healing
Zhi Mu Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Rhizome of Common Anamarrhena 知母 To remove heat and quench fire, and to promote the production of body fluid and relieve dryness syndromes.
Zhi Nan Xing Rhizoma Arisaematis Praeparata Prepared Jackinthepulpit Tuber 制南星 To remove damp-phlegm, to dispel wind and arrest convulsions, and to promote the subsidence of induration and swelling.
Zhi Pi Pa Ye Folium Eriobotryae Praeparata Prepared Loquat Leaf 炙枇杷叶 To remove heat from the lung and the stomach, and to relieve cough and vomiting.
Zhi Qiao Fructus Aurantii Fruit of Seville Orange 枳壳 To regulate the flow of qi, remove its stagnation, and alleviate distension.
Zhi Quan Xie Scorpio Praeparata Prepared Scorpion 炙全蝎 To relieve convulsions, to combat poisons and reduce modulation, to remove obstructions from the collaterals, and to relieve pain.
Zhi Ru Mo ~ ~ 制乳没 ~
Zhi Ru Xiang Resina Olibani Praparata Prepared Frankincense 制乳香 1. To invigorate blood and stop pain; 2. To reduce swelling
Zhi Sang Bai Pi Cortex Mori Radicis Praeparata Prepared Root-Bark White Mulberry 炙桑柏皮 To remove heat from the lung, to relieve asthma, and to induce diuresis.
Zhi Sheng Ma Rhizoma Cimicifugae Praeparata Prepared Largetrifoliolious Bugbane Rhizome 炙升麻 To induce perspiration and promote eruption, to remove toxic heat, and to cure drooping and ptosis.
Zhi Shi Fructus Aurantii Immaturus Immature Fruit of Seville Orange 枳实 To eliminate stagnation of qi, resolve phlegm and relieve stuffiness sensation in the chest and abdomen.
Zhi Shou Wu Radix Polygoni Multiflori Praeparata Prepared Fleeceflower Root 制首乌 To replenish the liver and the kidney with vital essence and blood, to blacken the hair, and to strengthen the tendons and bones.
Zhi Xiang Fu Rhizoma Cyperi Praeparata Rhizome of Nutgrass Galingale 制香附 1. To promote the free flow of qi in the liver; 2. To regulate menstruation and stop pain
Zhi Xuan Hu Rhizoma Corydalis Praeparata Prepared Root of Corydalis 制玄胡 To promote the circulation of blood and vital energy, and alleviate pain.
Zhi Zi Fructus Gardeniae Fruit of Cape Jasmine 栀子 1. To clear heat and reduce fire; 2. To cool blood and release toxins; 3. To eliminate dampness
Zhi Zi Wan Radix Asteris Praeparata Prepared Root of Tatarian Aster 炙紫菀 To eliminate phlegm and relieve cough.
Zhong Jie Feng Herba Sarcatidrae All-Grass of Glabrous Sarcandra 肿节风 1. Inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella typhosa and various Shigella dysenteriae in vitro; 2. Nonspecfic anti-inflammatory and promoting the repair of gastric ulcer
Zhong Ru Shi Stalactitum Stalactite 钟乳石 To warm the lung, to relieve asthma, and to inhibit acid secretion.
Zhu Da Chang Crassum Intestinum Porci Pig Large Intestine 猪大肠 ~
Zhu Dan Zhi Bilis Porci Pig Bile 猪胆汁 For clearing heat and purging fire
Zhu Fu Shen Poria Cum Ligno Hospite Indian Bread With Pine 朱茯神 ~
Zhu Ji Sui Pig'S Spinal Cord Pig's Spinal Cord 猪脊髓 ~
Zhu Jie Xiang Fu Rhizoma Anemones Raddeanae Rhizome of Radde Anemone 竹节香附 ~
Zhu Li Succus Bambusae Bamboo Juice 竹沥 To clear heat and resolve phlegm
Zhu Ling Polyporus Umbellatus Polyporus Grifolia, Umbellate Pore-Fungus 猪苓 To transform dampness and promote water metabolism
Zhu Ma Gen Radix Boehmeriae Ramine Root 苎麻根 For cooling blood and stopping bleeding
Zhu Ru Caulis Bambusae In Taeniam Bamboo Shavings 竹茹 To remove heat, to resolve phlegm, to relieve restlessness and to arrest vomiting.
Zhu Sha Cinnabaris Cinnabar 朱砂 1. To clear heart-heat and tranquilize the mind; 2. Exteral use for detoxifying and as an antiseptic.
Zhu Shen Nephridium Porci Pig Kidney 猪肾 ~
Zhu Ya Zao Fructus Gleditsiae Abnormalis Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit 猪牙皂 To dispel phlegm , to restore consciousness, and to reduce modulation and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Zhu Ye Folium Bambusae Bamboo Leaf, Bambusa 竹叶 1. To clear heat and relieve irritability; 2. To promote urination
Zhu Ye ~ ~ 猪靥 ~
Zhu Ye Xin Gemma Lophatheri ~ 竹叶心 ~
Zhu Zi Shen Rhizoma Panacis Majoris Largeleaf Japanese Ginseng Rhizome 珠子参 To nourish yin and replenish the lung, to promote the flow of qi in collaterals, and to arrest bleeding.
Zhui Feng Jian ~ ~ 追凤箭 ~
Zi Bei Chi Concha Mauritiae Arabicae Purple Cowrie Shell 紫贝齿 1. To calm the heart and tranquilize the mind; 2. To clear heat in the liver and brighten eyes
Zi Bei Tian Kui Herba Gynurae Bicoloris Gynura 紫背天葵 To remove toxic heat and promote the subsidence of swelling.
Zi Cao Radix Arnebiae Seu Lithospermi Arnebia Root Gromwell Root 紫草 1. To cool blood and invigorate blood; 2. To release toxins and bring the rash to the surface; 3. To promote bowel movement and moisten the intestines
Zi He Che Placenta Hominis Human Placenta 紫河车 To warm the kidney, to replenish vital essence, qi and blood .
Zi Hua Di Ding Herba Violae Tokyo Violet Herb 紫花地丁 To remove toxic heat, to reduce heat from blood and to induce subsidence of swelling.
Zi Hua Du Juan Folium Et Cacumen Rhododendri Mariae Flower of Mary Rhododendron 紫花杜鹃 1. Its decoction acts as an antitussive and expectorant in mice; 2. Inhibiting the growth of pneumococcus and beta-streptococcus in vitro.
Zi Ran Tong Pyritum Pyrite 自然铜 To eliminate blood stasis, to promote healing of fracture and to relieve pain.
Zi Shi Ying Fluoritum Fluorite 紫石英 To induce sedation, and to warm the lung and the uterus.
Zi Su Geng Caulis Perillae Perilla Stem 紫苏梗 To regulate the flow of qi and the function of the stomach, to alleviate pain, and to prevent abortion.
Zi Su Ye Folium Perillae Perilla Leaf 紫苏叶 To induce perspiration and dispel cold, and to regulate the stomach function.
Zi Su Ye You Oleum Folii Perillae Perilla Oil 紫苏叶油 ~
Zi Su Zi Fructus Perillae Perilia Fruit 紫苏子 To relieve dyspnea and cough, to eliminate phlegm , and to relax bowels.
Zi Tan Lignum Pterocarpi Indici Wood of Burmacoast Padauk 紫檀 ~
Zi Tan Xiang Lignum Pterocarpi Indici Wood of Burmacoast Padauk 紫檀香 ~
Zi Wan Radix Asteris Root of Tatarian Aster 紫菀 To eliminate phlegm and relieve cough.
Zi Zhu Folium Callicarpae Nudiflorae Leaf of Taiwan Beautyberry 紫珠 1. To stop bleeding by astringing; 2. To clear heat and toxic material.
Zi Zhui Hua Echinacea Purpurea Echinacea 紫锥花 To activate the body's immune system increasing the chances of fighting off any disease. To help ward off the common cold and to relieve the symptoms of hay fever.
Zong Lv Petiolus Trachycarpi Fortune Windmillpalm Petiole 棕榈 To arrest bleeding.
Zong Lv Pi Fibra Trachycarpi Leaf Sheath Fibres of Fortune Windmillpalm 棕榈皮 To arrest bleeding.
Zong Lv Tan Carbonized Vagina Trachycarpus Wagnerianus Carbonized Palm Fiber, Carbonized Petiole of Windmill Palm 棕榈炭 To stop bleeding

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