Skip main navigation

Gen Yen Ointment

Learn more on Gen Yen Ointment and its treament effect.

Prof Lee introduces the Gen Yen Ointment, a popular traditional Chinese medicine dating back to the Ming Dynasty. Comprising Lithospermi Radix, Angelicae Sinensis Radix, sesame oil, and yellow wax, it’s known as the Purple Cloud Cream. Widely used in Taiwan, China, and Japan, it’s believed to have healing properties, addressing various ailments. Indications include scalds, stab wounds, bites, and more.

Ingredients like Zicao and Angelicae Sinensis Radix, extracted with sesame oil, form the ointment, offering benefits like blood activation and pain relief. Prof Lee details usage and production processes, noting its popularity alongside similar products like BURT’S BEES.

Have you ever tried these types of products before?

This article is from the free online

Clinical Drug Development of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now