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Materia Medica - Index [Pinyin]

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Pinyin

Pinyin

Pharmaceutical

Botanical

Common

A

A

A

A

A

Ai Ye

艾 葉

Folium Artemisiae Argyi

Artemesia Mugwort leaf
An Xi Xiang

安 息 香

Benzoinum Styrax Styrax Benzoin resin

B

B

B

B

B

Ba Dou

巴 豆

Semen Croton Tiglii

Croton Crotton Seed

Ba Ji Tian

巴 戟 天

Rx Morindae Officinalis

Morinda Morinda Root

Ba Jiao Hui Xiang

八 角 茴 香

Fructus Illicii*

Illicium

Star Anise Fruit

Ba Qia

 

Rh Smilacis China*

Smilax

Smilax Rhizome

Ba Xian Hua

 

Flos Hydrangeae Macrophyllae*

Hydrangea

Hydrangea Flower

Ba Yue Zha

八月札

Fructus Akebiae

Akebia

Akebia Fruit

Bai Bu

百 部

Rx Stemonae

Stemona Stemona Root

Bai Dou Kou

白 豆 蔻

Fructus Amomi Kravanh

Amomum Cardamon Fruit

Bai Fu Zi 

白 附 子

Rh Typhonii Gigantei

Typhonium Typhonium Rhizome

Bai Guo

白 果

Semen Ginkgo Bilobae

Ginkgo Ginkgo Nut

Bai Gou Ye

 

Leaf Ginkgo Bilobae

Ginkgo Ginkgo Leaf

Bai He 

百 合

Bulbus Lilii

Lilium Lily Bulb

Bai Hua She

白花蛇

Agkistrodon seu Bungarus

Agkistrodon

Snake, Viper

Bai Hua Shi Shi Cao

白花蛇舌草

Hb Hedyotidis Diffusae

Oldenlandia Oldenlandia

Bai Ji Li

 

Fructus Tribuli Terrestris

Tribulus Caltrop Fruit

Bai Ji 

白 芨

Rh Bletillae Striatae

Bletilla Bletilla Rhizome

Bai Jiang Cao

敗 醬

Hb cum Radice Patriniae

Patrinia or Thiaspi Patrinia; Thiaspi

Bai Jie Zi 

白 芥 子

Semen Sinapis Albae

Brassica White Mustard Seed

Bai Lian

白蘞

Rx Ampelopsis Japonicae*

Ampelopsis

Ampelopsis Root

Bai Mao Gen

白 茅 根

Rh Imperatae Cylindricae

Imperata White Grass Rhizome

Bai Mao Hua

 

Flos Imperatae Cylindricae

Imperata

White Grass Flower

Bai Mao Xia Ku Cao

 

Hb Ajugae Decumbentis*

Ajuga

Ajuga

Bai Mu Er

 

Fructificatio Tremellae Fucitomis

Tremella

Tremella Fungus

Bai Qian

白前

Rx et Rz Cynanchi Baiqian

Cynanchum Cynanchum Rh & Root

Bai Shao Yao

白 芍

Rx Paeoniae Lactiflorae

Paeonia Peony, White - Root

Bai Shen

 

Rx Ginseng

Panax

Ginseng Root, White

Bai Tou Weng

白 頭 翁

Rx Pulsatillae Chinensis

Pulsatilla Pulsatilla (Anemone) Root

Bai Wei

白 薇

Rx Cynanchi Baiwei

Cynanchum Swallowort Root

Bai Xian Pi 

白 蘚

Cortex Dictamni Dasycarpi Radicis

Dictamnus Dittany Root Bark

Bai Zhi

白 芷

Rx Angelicae Dahuricae

Angelica Angelica Root

Bai Zhu 

白 朮

Rh Atractylodis Macrocephalae

Atractylodes Atractylodes Root, white

Bai Zi Ren 

柏 子 仁

Semen Biotae Orientalis

Biota Arbor-Vitae Seed

Ban Bian Lian

半 邊 蓮

Hb Lobellia Ch. con Radice

Lobellia

Lobelia, Chinese

Ban Lan Gen

板 藍 根

Rx  Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi

Isatis Isatis Root

Ban Mao 

斑 蝥

Mylabris

Mylabris Cantharides

Ban Xia (Fa)

半 夏

Rh Pinelliae Ternatae

Pinellia Pinella Rh, prepared

Ban Xia (Sheng)

 

Rh Pinelliae Ternatae

Pinellia

Pinella Rh, raw

Ban Zhi Lian

半 枝 蓮

Hb Scutellariae Barbatae

Scutellaria

Barbat Scullcap

Bao Gu

 

Os Leopardis

Panthera

Leopard Bone

Bao Ma Zi

 

Cortex Syringae*

Syringa

Liliac Bark, Manchurian

Bei Sha Shen

 

Rx Glehniae Littoralis

Glehnia

Beech Silver-top Root

Bian Dou 

扁 豆

Semen Dolichoris Lablab

Dolichos Hyacinth Bean

Bian Xu 

 

Hb Polygoni Avicularis

Polygonum Avicularis; Knotweed

Bie Jia

蟞 甲

Carapax Amydae Sinensis,

Amyda Turtle, soft-shell

Bei Xie

 

Rh Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae

Dioscorea Yam Rh, hypoglauca

Bing Lang 

檳 榔

Semen Arecae Catechu

Areca Betel Nut

Bing Pian 

冰 片

Borneol

Dryobalanops Borneol Camphor

Bo He

薄 荷

Hb Menthae Haplocalycis

Mentha Peppermint

Bu Gu Zhi

補 骨 脂

Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae

Psoralea Scurly Pea Fruit

C

C

C

C

C

Can Sha 

蠶砂

Excrementum Bombycis Mori

Bombyx Silkworm Feces

Cang Er Zi

蒼耳子

Fructus Xanthii Sibirici

Xanthium Xanthium Fruit

Cang Zhu 

蒼朮

Rh Atractylodis

Atractylodes Atractylodes Rh

Cao Dou Kou

草豆蔻

Semen Alpiniae Katsumadai

Alpinia Cardamon Seed, wild

Cao Guo

草果

Fructus Amomi Tsae-ko

Amomum Cardamon Fruit, Chinese

Cao Wu

草烏

Rx Aconiti Kusnezoffi

Aconitum

Aconite, Wild

Cayenne Pepper

 

Capsicum frutescens

Cayenne Pepper Pepper, Cayenne

Ce Bai Ye

扁柏

Cacumen Biotae Orientalis

Biota Arbovitae Leafy Twig

Chai Hu

柴胡

Rx Bupleuri, Rx

Bupleurum Thorowax Root

Chan Su

 

Secretio Bufonis

Bufo

Toad, Dried Skin Secretion

Chan Tui

蟬蛻

Periostracum Cicadae

Cryptotympana Cicada Skin

ChangChun Tang

 

Hb Hederae Nepalensis*

Hedera

Ivy

Chang Shan

常山

Rx Dichroae Febrifugae

Dichroa

Dichroa Root

Che Qian Cao

車前草

Hb Plantaginis

Plantago

Plantago (Plantain) Seed

Che Qian Zi

車前子

Semen Plantaginis

Plantago Plantago (Plantain) Seed

Chen Liu

 

Cacumen Tamaricis Chinensis*

Tamarix

Tamarisk

Chen Pi 

陳皮

Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae

Citrus Tangerine Peel

Chen Shi Huei

 

Calcaria*

Calcaria

Calcium Hydroxide

Chen Xiang

沈香

Lignum Aquilariae

Aquilaria Aloeswood Sap

Chi Fu Ling

赤苓

Slerotium Poriae Cocos Rubrae

Poria

Hoelen, Red

Chi Shao Yao

 

Rx Paeoniae Rubrae

Paeonia Peony Root, Red

Chi Shi Zhi

楮實子

Halloysitum Rubrum

Halloysitum Rubrum

Halloysite; Kaolin, Red

Chi Xiao Dou

赤小豆

Semen Phaseoli Calcarati

Phaseolus Aduki Bean

Chong Wei Zi

茺蔚子

Semen Leonuri Heterophylii

Leonurus

Motherwort Seed

Chou Wu Tong

 

Folium Clerodendri Trichotomi

Clerodendron

Glorybower Leaf

Chu Shi Zi

楮實子

Semen Broussonetiae Papyferae*

Broussonetia

Broussonetia Leaf

Chuan Bei Mu

川貝母

Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae

Fritillaria Fritillary Bulb, Tendrilled

Chuan Jiao Mu

 

Semen Zanthoxyli Bungeani

Zanthoxylum

Pepper Seed, Sichuan

Chuan Jiao

川椒

Pericarpium Zanthoxyli Bungeani

Zanthoxylum Peper Fruit, Sichuan

Chuan Lian  Zi

川棟子

Fructus  Meliae Toosendan

Melia Pagoda Tree Fruit, Sichuan

Chuan Niu Xi

牛膝()

Rx Cyathulae Officinalis

Cyathula

Cyathula Root

Chuan Shan Jia

 

Squama Manitis Pentadactylae

Manis

Pangolin Scales

Chuan Shan Long

 

Rh Dioscoreae Nipponicae*

Dioscorea

Dioscorea Rh, Japanese

Chuan Wu

川烏

Rx Aconite Carmichaeli Rx

Aconitium

Aconite, Sichuan

Chuan Xin Lian

穿心蓮

Hb Andrographitis Paniculatae

Andrographis

Kariyat; Chiretta, Green

Chuan Xiong

川芎

Rx Ligustici Chuanxiong

Ligusticum Lovage Root, Sichuan

Chui Pen Cao

 

Hb Sedii Samentosi*

Sedum

Stonecrop

Chun Pi

椿皮

Cortex Ailanthi Altissimae

Ailanthus

Tree of Heaven, Bark

Ci Shi 

磁石

Magnetitum

Magnetitum Magnetite

Cong Bai

蔥白

Bulbus Allii Fistulosi

Allium Chaulmoogra Seed

 

 

 D

 

 

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Notes: 1

  • Rx: Radix
  • Cx: Cortex
  • Rh: Rhizome
  • Fr: Fructus
  • Herba: Hb

Notes 2:

The herbs marked with an asterisk (*) have pharmaceutical names that are disputed or are from obscure sources.  They are however included and marked as disputable rather than omited from the listing for sake of completion

 

 
   
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