Common used herbs in different languages

We suggest using a Chinese Pin Yin name followed by an italicized Latin name written in the two-part naming system in parentheses. For instance, Huang Qi (Radix Astragali), Wu Wei Zi(Fructus Schisandrae). The first letter of each word should be in capital.

中药名Chinese PinyinTwo-part Naming SystemNote
阿胶A JiaoAsini Corii Colla
安息香An Xi Xiang
Benzoin
巴豆Ba DouCrotonis Tiglii Semen
八角茴Ba Jiao HuiAnisi Stellati Fructus
白豆蔻Bai Dou KouAmomi Rotundus Fructus
白果Bai GuoGinkgo Semen
百合Bai HeLili Virduli Bulbus
白花蛇Bai Hua SheBungarus Parvus
白花蛇舌草Bai Hua She She CaoHedyotidis Herba
白及Bai JiBletillae Striatae Rhizoma
白僵蚕Bai Jiang CanBombyx Batryticatus
白芥子Bai Jie ZiBrassicae Junceae Semen
白蔹Bai LianAmpelopsis Radix
白前Bai QianCynanchi Stauntonii Rhizoma et Radix
白芍Bai ShaoPaeoniae Alba Radix
白头翁Bai Tou WengPulsatillae Radix
白薇Bai WeiCynanchi Atrati Radix et Rhizoma
白藓皮Bai Xian PiDictamni Radicis Cortex
白芷Bai ZhiAngelicae Dahuricae Radix
白术Bai ZhuRhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
半夏Ban XiaPinelliae Rhizoma
北沙参Bei Sha ShenGlehniae Radix
萆薢Bi XieDioscoreae Hypoglaucae Rhizoma
槟榔Bing LangArecae Semen
冰片Bing PianBorneolum Synthcticum
薄荷Bo HeMenthae Haplocalycis Herba
补骨脂Bu Gu ZhiFructus Psoraleae
苍术Cang ZhuAtractylodis Lanceae Rhizoma
草豆蔻Cao Dou KouAlpiniae Katsumadai Semen
草乌Cao WuAconiti Kusnezoffii Radix
柴胡Chai HuBupleuri Chinensis Radix
蝉蜕Chan TuiCicadae Periostracum
车前草Che Qian CaoPlantago asiatica L.
陈皮Chen PiPericarpium Citri Reticulatae
赤芍Chi ShaoPaeoniae Rubra Radix
川贝母Chuan Bei MuFritillariae Cirrhosae Bulbus
川牛膝Chuan Niu XiCyathulae Radix
穿山甲Chuan Shan JiaManis temminckii
川芎Chuan XiongChuanxiong Rhizoma
川乌Chuan WuAconiti Radix
穿心莲Chuan Xin LianAndrographitis Paniculatae Herba
刺五加Ci Wu JiaAcanthopanacis Senticosi Radix et Rhizoma Sue Caulis
大腹皮Da Fu PiArecae Pericarpium
大黄Da HuangRhei Palmati Radix et Rhizoma
大蓟Da JiCirsii Japonici Herba
大枣Da ZaoJujubae Fructus
玳瑁Dai MaoEretmochelys imbricata
丹皮Dan PiMoutan Radicis Cortex
丹参Dan ShenRadix Codonopsis
淡竹叶Dan Zhu YeLophatheri Herba
当归Dang GuiAngelicae Sinensis Radix
党参Dang ShenCodonopsis Radix
刀豆Dao DouCanavaliae Semen
灯芯草Deng Xin CaoJuncus effusus L
地鳖虫Di Bie ChongEupolyphaga Seu Steleophaga
地龙Di LongLumbricus
丁香Ding XiangCaryophyllata Flos
冬虫夏草Dong Chong Xia CaoCordyceps
独活Du HuoAngelicae Biserratae Radix
杜仲Du ZhongEucommiae Cortex
莪术E ZhuCurcumae Phaeocaulis Rhizoma
防风Fang FengRaidix Saposhnikoviae
佛手Fo ShouCitri Sarcodactylis Fructus
茯苓Fu LingPoria
茯神Fu ShenPoria cum Radix Pini
浮小麦Fu Xiao MaiFructus Tritici Levis
附子Fu ZiAconiti Lateralis Preparata Radix
甘草Gan CaoGlycyrrhiizae Radix
干姜Gan JiangZingiberis Rhizoma
高良姜Gao Liang JiangAlpiniae Officinari Rhizoma
葛根Ge GenPuerariae Lobatae Radix
葛花Ge HuaPueraria lobata
蛤蚧Ge JieGecko
狗脊Gou JiCibotii Rhizoma
枸杞子Gou Qi ZiLycii Fructus
钩藤Gou TengUncariae Ramulus cum Uncis
谷精草Gu Jing CaoEriocauli Flos
骨碎补Gu Sui BuDrynariae Rhizoma
瓜蒌Gua LouTrichosanthis Kirilowii Fructus et Semen
桂枝Gui ZhiCinnamomi Ramulus
海藻Hai ZaoSargassum
合欢花He Huan HuaAlbiziae Flos
鹤虱He ShiCapesii Fructus
核桃仁He Tao RenSemen Juplandis
诃子He ZiChebulae Fructus
红花Hong HuaCarthami Flos
琥珀Hu PoAmbrum
化橘红Hua Ju HongCitri Grandis Exocarpium
滑石Hua ShiTalcum
黄柏Huang BaiPhellodendri Chinensis Cortex
黄连Huang LianCoptidis Rhizoma
黄芪Huang QiRadix Astragali
黄芩Huang QinScutellariae Baicalensis Radix
火麻仁Huo Ma RenCannabis Fructus
藿香Huo XiangPogostemonis Herba
鸡骨草Ji Gu CaoAbri Cantoniensis Herba
鸡冠花Ji Guan HuaCelosiae Cristatae Flos
姜黄Jiang HuangCurcumae Longae Rhizoma
桔梗Jie GengPlatycodi Radix
金钱草Jin Qian CaoDesmodii Stracifolii Herba
金荞麦Jin Qiao MaiFagopyri Dibotrydis Rhizoma
粳米Jing MiOryza sativa L.
韭菜子Jiu Cai ZiAllii Tuberosi Semen
菊花Ju HuaChrysanthemi Flos
决明子Jue Ming ZiCassiae Torae Semen
款冬花Kuan Dong HuaFarfarae Flos
凌霄花Ling Xiao HuaCampsis Flose
连翘Lian QiaoForsythiae Suspensae Fructus
莲子心Lian Zi XinNelumbinis Plumula
龙胆草Long Dan CaoGentianae Radix et Rhizoma
龙骨Long GuApatite
龙脑Long NaoBorneol
炉甘石Lu Gan ShiCalamina
鹿茸Lu RongCervi Pantotrichum Cornu
罗布麻Luo Bu MaApocyni Veneti Folium
马兜铃Ma Dou LingAristolochiae Debilis Fructus
麻黄Ma HuangEphedra Vulgaris
麦冬Mai DongOphiopogonis Radix
芒硝Mang XiaoNalrii Sulfas
密蒙花Mi Meng HuaBuddleja Officinalis
木瓜Mu GuaChaenomelis Speciosae Fructus
牡蛎Mu LiOstreae Concha
木通Mu TongAkebiae Caulis
木香Mu XiangAucklandiae Radix
南沙参Nan Sha ShenAdenophorae Tetraphyllae Radix
牛蒡子Niu Bang ZiArctii Fructus
牛黄Niu HuangBovis Calculus
蕲蛇Qi SheAgkistrodon
秦皮Qin PiFraxini Cortex
青黛Qing DaiIndigo Naturalis
青蒿Qing HaoArtemisiae Annuae Herba
青礞石Qing Meng ShiChloriti Lapis
青木香Qing Mu XiangAristolochia contorta Bunge
青皮Qing PiCitri Reticulatae Immaturus Fructus
青葙子Qing Xiang ZiCelosiae Argenteae Semen
拳参Quan ShenBistorae Rhizoma
人参Ren ShenGinseng Radix
人中黄Ren Zhong HuangHomo sapiens
肉苁蓉Rou Cong RongCistanches Deserticolae Herba
肉桂Rou GuiCinnamomi Cassiae Cortex
桑叶Sang YeMori Folium
砂仁Sha RenAmomi Fructus
山慈菇Shan Ci GuCremastrae Pseudobulbus Pleiones Pseudobulbus
山楂Shan ZhaCrataegi Pinnatifidae Fructus
蛇床子She Chuang ZiCnidii Fructus
射干She GanBelamcandae Rhiaoma
麝香She XiangMoschus
神曲Shen QuMassa medicata fermentata
生地Sheng DiRehmanniae Radix
生姜Sheng JiangZingiberis Recens Rhizoma
升麻Sheng MaCimicifugae Foetidae Rhizoma
石菖蒲Shi Chang PuAcori Tatarinowii Rhizoma
石膏Shi GaoGypsum Fibrosum
熟地Shu DiRehmannia glutinosa
水牛角Shui Niu JiaoBubali Cornu
水蛭Shui ZhiHirude nipponica Whitman
酸枣仁Suan Zao RenZiziphi Spinosae Semen
锁阳Suo YangCynomorii Songarici Herba
桃仁Tao RenPersicae Semen
天葵子Tian Kui ZiSemiaquilegiae Radix
天门冬Tian Meng DongAsparagi Cochinchinensis Radix
天南星Tian Nan XingArisaematis Erubescentis Rhizoma
天竺黄Tian Zhu HuangBambusae Concretio Silicea
菟丝子Tu Si ZiCuscutae Semen
瓦楞子Wa Leng ZiArcae Concha
威灵仙Wei Ling XianClematidis Chinensis Radix et Rhizom
五加皮Wu Jia PiAcanthopanacis Radicis Cortex
五味子Wu Wei ZiFructus Schisandrae
犀角Xi JiaoRhinoceros unicornis L. Rhinoceros
细辛Xi XinHerba Asari
仙鹤草Xian He CaoAgrimoniae Herba
仙茅Xian MaoCurculiginis Rhizoma
香附Xiang FuCyperi Rhizoma
小蓟Xiao JiCirsii Setosi Herba
薤白Xie BaiAllii Macrostemi Bulbus
杏仁Xing RenAmygdalus Communis Vas
雄黄Xiong HuangRealgar
徐长卿Xu Chang QingCynanchi Paniculati Radix et Rhizoma
玄胡索Xuan Hu SuoCorydalis Yanhusuo Rhizoma
玄参Xuan ShenScrophulariae Radix
鸦胆子Ya Dan ZiBruceae Javanicae Fructus
饴糖Yi TangSaccharum Granorum
薏苡仁Yi Yi RenCoicis Semen
益智仁Yi Zhi RenAlpiniae Oxyphyllae Fructus
茵陈Yin ChenArtemisiae Capillaris Herba
银箔Yin Po
Native silver
淫羊藿Yin Yang HuoHerba Epimedii
郁金Yu JinCurcumae Wenyujin Radix
远志Yuan ZhiPolygalae Radix
泽泻Ze XieAlismatis Rhizoma
炙甘草Zhi Gan CaoRadix Glycyrrhizae Preparata
Z知母Zhi MuAnemarrhenae Rhizoma
枳壳Zhi QiaoAurantii Submaturus Fructus
枳实Zhi ShiAurantii Immaturus Fructus
栀子Zhi ZiGardeniae Fructus
竹沥Zhu LiPhyllostachys nigra(Lodd.)
猪苓Zhu LingPolyporus
竹茹Zhu RuBambusae in Taeniam Caulis
朱砂Zhu ShaCinnabaris
紫河车Zi He ChePlacenta Hominis
紫菀Zi WanAsteris Tatarici Radix