Yunnan Baiyao

What is Yunnan Baiyao?

Yunnan Baiyao is a Chinese herbal supplement that has been used for its supposed hemostatic properties for almost a century. It is made of precious medicinal materials and well known for its strong ability to stop bleeding caused by ailments or injuries. For more than a hundred years, Yunnan Baiyao has been praised as “a treasure of China” for its unique and magical efficacy, which has made it famous in the world and abroad. 

Yunnan Baiyao Group

The Yunnan Baiyao Group Co, Ltd. was founded in 1993 and has diversified and expanded into the global pharmaceutical industry. In 2001, the company revealed an adhesive band-aid product in a joint venture with German personal care products maker Beiersdorf AG. In 2003, 3M initiated contact with Yunnan Baiyao Group Co, Ltd. to discuss potential cooperation opportunities in the area of transdermal pharmaceutical products.

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History Facts of Yunnan Baiyao

Yunnan Paiyao was formulated in 1916 by Qu Huanzhang, a Chinese physician in Yunnan,China. The original formula of Yunnan Baiyao was altered during the Chinese cultural revolution. In 1955, Qu Huanzhang’s wife, Miao Lanying, gave the formula of the drug to the government.  In 1956 , industrial scale production began at the Yunnan Baiyao factory.  After that, Yunnan Baiyao began to be produced in other pharmaceutical factories. With the development of pharmaceutical industry, the demand for different dosage forms is increasing. Besides powder, Yunnan Baiyao has also developed capsules, tinctures, ointments, aerosols, etc. In addition, accoridng to the patient’s condition, experienced doctors will combine Yunnan Baiyao with other drugs to make other dosages.

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Formula of Yunnan Baiyao

In August 1984, the State Administration of Medicine listed the formulation and technology of Yunnan Baiyao as top secret. As of today, the Yunnan Baiyao formula is kept a state secret. A main ingredient – Sanqi (Panax notoginseng) is noted by numerous Chinese medicine practitioners. This ingredient is believed to be  a agent of anti-bleeding and reducing hemorrhage. All other ingredients are also 100% natural and are not synthesized.

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Products of Yunnan Baiyao 

Yunnan Baiyao is sold in powder, tincture, plaster, paste, aerosol, or tablet form, among which the Yunnan Baiyao Plaster and Yunnan Baiyao Qiwuji Aerosol Spray are the mostly used ones for travellers. 

  • Yunnan Baiyao Plaster: It is fairly neutral in temperature and can be used for acute injuries, even with swelling or inflammation. It is particularly useful for acute sprains with accumulation of blood and fluids. 
  • Yunnan Baiyao Qiwuji Aerosol Spray: The spray helps to gently relieve blood circulation, pain, swelling and blood stasis. The neutral temperature allows this product to be used on acute injuries even when there is swelling. Yunnan Baiyao Aerosol breaks up accumulations of stagnant blood and fluids and is easier to apply than the powder form.

Effectiveness of Yunnan Baiyao

Yunnan Baiyao is used for traumatic injury, swelling and pain due to blood stasis, hematemesis, hemoptysis, hematochezia, haemorrhoids, metrorrhagia and metrostaxis, pyocutaneous swelling and soft tissue contusion, closed fracture, bronchiectasis, pulmonary tuberculosis hemoptysis, ulcer hemorrhage, and skin infectious diseases. It is also proved capable of reducing perioperative bleeding as well as bleeding in various ulcerative–hemorrhagic conditions.

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Where to Buy Yunnan Baiyao

You can buy Yunnan Baiyao Products in almost every Drag Stores in Yunnan. However, the wider choice of full range of the relevant products can only be provided in Yunnan Baiyao Pharmacy. There are many chain stores of Yunnan Baiyao Pharmacy in Yunnan, you can choose anyone of them for your convenience.

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