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Ontake Hyakusougan <<Japanese traditional medicine

Ontake Hyakusogan, a drug from Nagano Prefecture Pharmaceuticals

Ontake Hyakusougan

Released year: 1938 (Showa 13)

A stomachic medicine born from the blessings of nature on Mt. Ontake and the faith of Ontake.

Product Features

Stress, mental fatigue, and anxiety due to overeating, overdrinking, and the complication of lifestyle habits tend to cause gastrointestinal upset, discomfort, and decline in function. When you feel stomach upset, it is important to normalize and protect your stomach. Ontake Hyakusougan is a bitter stomachic medicine made from stomachic herbal medicines.

*Ontake Hyakusougan is a small grain with a diameter of about 4mm.

Hometown Medicine "Hyakusou"

"People returning from Mt. Ontake often brought a medicine called 'O-Hyakusou' as a souvenir. It's a medicine, and it's spread out on the bamboo bark.It was a bitter medicine, but when I had a stomach ache, I drank it and immediately got rid of it.The medicine was even in such a high mountain. It's in storage, isn't it?"

Hyakusou, a gastrointestinal medicine that has become so popular among the private sector that it even appears in Toson Shimazaki's fairy tale "Furusato...Hyakusou." It is a precious medicine that is called by adding "o" to its name. The hometown of "Hyakusou" is at the foot of Mt. Ontake, a sacred mountain in Kiso, Shinshu. This area of ​​Shinshu with deep grass has been a treasure trove of medicinal herbs since ancient times.

Ontakehyakusougan, the source of

The main component of ``Hyakusou'' is Phellodendron bark, which is the inner bark of the deciduous tree ``Kihada'' of the Rutaceae family, and the main ingredient is berberine. Yellowfin tuna was also excavated from ruins dating back to the Jomon period, and its use as a gastrointestinal medicine by the Jomon people has been confirmed. Phellodendron bark extract medicine made by boiling down this Phellodendron bark is known as ``Daranisuke'' in the Kansai region, ``Hyakusou'' or ``Nerikuma'' in the Kanto region, or ``Kuma no bile''. Remarkable effect is recognized.

3,067mThe origin of

) has been a sacred place for mountain ascetics since the Heian period, and women and the general public were strictly prohibited from climbing the shrine. During the Tenmei era (1780) of the Edo period, a mountain trail was developed thanks to the efforts of Kakumyo practitioners from Owari Province and Fukan practitioners from Musashi Province, and at the same time women and the general public were able to climb the shrine. Both Kakumyo and Fukan are said to have taught the recipe to the villagers who helped excavate the mountain trail at that time, which is said to be the origin of the miracle drug "Hyakusou". After that, "Hyakusou" became associated with the mountain worship of Mt. Ontake (Ontake religion), and spread throughout the country as a miraculous medicine by mountaineers and believers who gather from all over the country to climb Mt. Natsuyama and Mt. Kanzan twice a year. rice field.


The bitter stomachic medicine "Ontake Hyakusougan" was released in 1938 as a pill by blending the above-mentioned hyakusou with four kinds of herbal medicinesThe grains are about 4 mm in diameter and black in color. It is glossy and bitter in the mouth. The combined crude drug "Gennoshoko" is a representative crude drug of folk medicine, and it has been used mainly for antidiarrheal and intestinal regulation. The main component is tannin, which has the function of creating a protective film on the inflamed part of the intestines. "Byakujutsu" is a dried okera rhizome, and has been said to remove water poison since ancient times. To do. "Semburi" is a folk medicine that has been handed down since ancient times, and the whole plant is dried during the flowering period. Koboku is one of the herbal medicines that has been used frequently in Chinese medicine since ancient times, and is made from the dried bark of the Japanese magnolia tree, which grows wild in the forests of Honshu. It has a soothing effect on the stomach.


'' manufactured in the early Showa era, and ``OntakeHyakusou granules'' developed in 1982. called brothers. "Ontake Hyakusou" is effective for diarrhea, food poisoning, water poisoning, and loose stools. "Ontakehyakusougan" is effective for overeating, overdrinking, indigestion and weak stomach. "Ontake Hyakusou Granules" are highly effective for hyperacidity, heartburn, stomach pain, and hangovers.

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