Xiao Yao Wan

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Xiao Yao Wan (simplified Chinese: 逍遥丸; traditional Chinese: 逍遙丸; pinyin: xiāo yáo wán) is a Chinese classic herbal formula. It is commonly made into Chinese patent medicine.

History[edit]

The formula was published in the "Tai Ping Imperical Grace Formulary" (Tài Píng Huì Mín Hé Jì Jú Fāng, T: 太平惠民和劑局方, S: 太平惠民和剂局方) in 992 CE. [1]

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Common Name Pinyin Chinese (T) Chinese (S) Katakana Kanji Genus species
Bupleuri Radix bupleurum root chái hú 柴胡 柴胡 サイコ 柴胡 Bupleurum chinense
Paeoniae Radix Chinese peony root sháo yào 芍藥 芍药 シャクヤク 芍薬 Paeonia lactiflora
Angelicae Radix Chinese angelica root dāng guī 當歸 当归 トウキ 当帰 Angelica sinensis
Atractylodis Rhizoma white atractylodes rhizome bái zhú 白朮 白术 ビャクジュツ 白朮 Atractylodes macrocephala
Poria tuckahoe mushroom fú líng 茯苓 茯苓 ブクリョウ 茯苓 Poria cocos
Zingiberis Rhizoma fresh ginger rhizome shēng jiāng 生薑 生姜 ショウキョウ 生姜 Zingiber officinale
Glycyrrhizae Radix Chinese liquorice root gān cǎo 甘草 甘草 カンゾウ 甘草 Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Menthae Herba wild mint herb bò hé 薄荷 薄荷 ハッカ 薄荷 Mentha haplocalyx


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