Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Dosage||Actions|
|Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata||Shu Di Huang||15g||
Nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, nourishes Jing and Blood and fills the Marrow.
With Shan Zhu Yu, nourishes Kidney Yin and secures Jing, while restraining urination and sweating. With Rou Gui, for Kidney Yang Deficiency.
|Fr. Corni||Shan Zhu Yu||30g||
Stabilizes the Kidneys and astringes Jing and Body Fluids, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and strengthens Kidney Yang.
With Shu Di Huang and Shan Yao, for urinary frequency (day or night), dizziness, tinnitus and lower back pain due to Kidney Deficiency. With Shan Yao, tonifies the Liver and benefits the Spleen.
|Rx. Dioscoreae||Shan Yao||30g||
Tonifies the Kidneys and astringes Jing.
With Shu Di Huang and Shan Zhu Yu, for Kidney Deficiency with spermatorrhea, dizziness, tinnitus, lower back pain, impotence and night sweats.
|Rz. Alismatis||Ze Xie||30g||
Promotes urination and prevents Kidney Fire as a result of tonification.
With Fu Ling and Mu Dan Pi, regulates the Kidneys, Liver and Spleen, drains and tonifies. With Fu Ling, promotes urination, strengthens the Spleen and drains Dampness, enabling Gui Zhi to warm the Bladder.
Strengthens the Spleen, promotes urination and resolves Dampness.
With Ze Xie, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness to treat stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin, and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention. With Che Qian Zi, for Lin Syndrome, especially Milky Lin.
|Cx. Moutan||Mu Dan Pi||30g||
Clears Heat and Deficiency Fire.
|Cx. Cinnamomi Loureroi||Guan Gui||15g||
Warms the Middle Jiao and dries Dampness.
|Cx. Cinnamomi||Rou Gui||15g||
Usually substituted for Guan Gui.: Warms the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, strengthens the Ming Men and disperses Cold.
With Zhi Fu Zi, for Kidney Yang Deficiency.
|Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata||Zhi Fu Zi||15g||
Tonifies Kidney Yang, warms the Ming Men, disperses Cold and dispels Dampness.
With Rou Gui and Shu Di Huang, for Kidney Yang Deficiency with diminishing of Ming Men Fire. With Fu Ling, for Lower body edema and dysuria.
|Rx. Cyathulae||Chuan Niu Xi||15g||
Promotes urination, tonifies the Kidneys and Liver and treats dysuria.
|Sm. Plantaginis||Che Qian Zi||30g||
With Ze Xie, for Lin Syndrome, edema and distention. With Chuan Niu Xi, for Kidney Deficiency edema.
- Warms Yang
- Tonifies the Kidneys
- Aids water transformation
- Promotes urination
- Reduces edema
- Kidney Yang Deficiency with Water Flooding
- Lung and Kidney Qi Deficiency
- Aversion to Cold
- Cold extremities
- Scanty urination
- Abdominal distention
- Edema of the legs
- Cold sensations in the lower body
- Sensory numbness
- Low back pain
- Severe pitting edema
- Urinary difficulties
- T: Pale and swollen with teethmarks
- C: White and slippery
- P: Deep and wiry
- Edema during pregnancy
- Diabetes mellitus
- Chronic nephritis
- Prostatic hypertrophy
- Chronic bronchitis
- Abdominal fullness and distention
- Low back pain
- Edema of the feet
- Intestinal tuberculosis
- Diabetic neuropathy
- Nephrotic syndrome
- Late menstruation
- Kidney failure
- Chronic glomerulonephritis
- Chronic prostatitis
- Chronic hepatitis
- Contraindicated for those with Yin Deficient Fire.
- Contraindicated for those with Excess Fire.
- Contraindicated for those with Damaged Body Fluids.
- Contraindicated for those with External Invasion.