Herb Formulas Notebook

Wu Bi Shan Yao Wan

Incomparable Discorea Pill

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Source: Important Formulas Worth a Thousand Gold Pieces (650)
Author: Sun Si-Miao

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yang

Pattern: Kidney Yang deficiency from depletion or damage

Key Symptoms: Soreness or pain of the waist and back, dizziness, tinnitus, frequent and clear urination or dribbling that starts and stops

Tongue: Pale
Pulse: Submerged and frail

Shan Yao 6g
Rou Cong Rong 12g
Wu Wei Zi 18g
Tu Si Zi 9g
Du Zhong 9g
Niu Xi 3g
Ze Xie 3g
Sheng Di Huang 3g
Shan Zhu Yu 3g
Fu Shen 3g
Ba Ji Tian 3g
Ci Zhi Shi 3g

Preparation: Ground into a powder and formed inot pills with honey. Recommended dosage is 20-30 pills a day taken twice daily before meals with wine.

Actions: Nourishes the Yin, assists the Yang, augments the Qi, firms the Kidneys.

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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.