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Tangerine Seed Pill

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The Prescription of 橘核丸


The book Ji Sheng Fang


  • Ju He (Semen Citri Reticulatae) 30 g,
  • Hai Zao (Sargassum) 30 g,
  • Kun Bu (Thallus Echloniae) 30 g,
  • Hai Dai (Thallus Laminariae) 30 g,
  • Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Toosendan) 30 g,
  • Tao Ren (Semen Persicae) 30 g,
  • Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis) 15 g,
  • Mu Tong (Caulis Aristolochiae Manshuriensis) 15 g,
  • Zhi Shi (Fructus Aurantii Immaturus) 15 g,
  • Yan Hu Suo (Rhizoma Corydalis) 15 g,
  • Gui Xin (Lignum Cinnamomi) 15 g,
  • Mu Xiang (Radix Aucklandiae) 15 g.


Ju He: The principal drug, promoting the circulation of Qi to treat hernia.

Mu Xiang and Chuan Lian Zi: Promoting the flow of Qi to relieve pain.

Tao Ren and Yan Hu Suo: Activating the circulation of blood to remove obstruction in the channels.

Gui Xin: Warming up the liver and kidney to dispel pathogenic cold.

Zhi Shi and Hou Po: Drastically promoting the circulation of Qi to eliminate stagnancy of Qi.

Mu Tong: Promoting the flow of blood through the vessels and getting rid of dampness.

Hai Zao, Kun Bu and Hai Dai: Softening and dispersing hard masses.

The Effect of 橘核丸


Promoting the flow of Qi to relieve pain, softening and dispersing hard masses.


Hernia due to cold-damp pathogen, marked by swollen and distending scrotum with bearing-down sensation, or scrotum as hard as stone, or pain of the testicle radiating to the umbilical or abdominal region, pale tongue with whitish coating, and deep taut pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as hydrocele testis, testitis and epididymitis.


All the ingredients are ground into powder and made with liquor into pills. 9 g of the pills is taken each time, twice daily. Or the ingredients are decocted in water for oral dose, their amounts being properly modified according to the original proportions.