Herb Formulas Notebook

Da Bu Yuan Jian

Great Tonify the Primal Decoction

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Severe injury to the Yuan Qi and Blood

Key Symptoms: Uterine prolapse with soreness and weakness in the lower back, severe lower abdominal distention, urinary frequency that worsens at night, tinnitus, hearing loss, dizziness

Tongue: Pale red
Pulse: Submerged and frail

Ren Shen 3-9g
Shu Di Huang 9-90g
Shan Yao 6g
Shan Zhu Yu 3g
Gou Qi Zi 6-9g
Du Zhong 6g
Dang Gui 6-9g
Zhi Gan Cao 3-6g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies the Yin and Blood, benefits the Yang and Qi.

Adjust the dosages depending on which aspects of the disorder predominates.

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