Huaijiao Wan

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Huaijiao Wan (Chinese: 槐角丸) is a blackish-brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "arrest bleeding by reducing heat from blood in treating hematochezia".[1] It tastes bitter and astringent. It is used where there is "hematochezia, hemorrhoidal swelling and pain". The binding agent is a water-honey solution. Each pill weighs about 6 grams.

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Fructus Sophorae (stir-baked) 槐角 (炒) 200
Radix Sanguisorbae (carbonized) 地榆 (炭) 100
Radix Scutellariae 黄芩 100
Fructus Aurantii (stir-baked) 枳壳 (炒) 100
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 100
Radix Saposhnikoviae 防风 100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.