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Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)

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  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi


  • Tonifies the Kidneys and Lungs, nourishes the Yin, anchors the Yang, and drains heat and fire

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all ingredients into an even powder and use honey to form into pills.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Exquisite Formulas for Fostering Longevity (Fu Shou Jing Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Kidneys, Liver, Heart, Bladder, Stomach, Spleen

Substances in this Formula (9 Total):

Zi He Che (Placenta Hominis)
Zi He Che (Human Placenta) 紫河车
Qty: 0.9 grams
Chan: LIV, LU, KI
Prop: Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin: Placenta Hominis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yang
Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
Gui Ban (Fresh Water Turtle Shell, Testudinis) 龟板
Qty: 60 grams (deep-fried)
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Salty, Sweet, Cold
Latin: Plastrum Testudinis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark) 黄柏
Qty: 45 grams
Chan: KI, BL
Prop: Bitter, Cold
Latin: Cortex Phellodendri
Cat: Herbs that Clear Heat and Dry Dampness
Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis)
Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark) 杜仲
Qty: 45 grams
Chan: KI, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Spicy, Warm
Latin: Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yang
Huai Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae)
Huai Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root) 懷牛膝
Qty: 36 grams
Chan: LIV, KID
Prop: Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin: Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Cat: Herbs that Invigorate Blood and Remove Stagnation
Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber) 麦门冬
Qty: 36 grams
Chan: SP, ST, HT (LU)
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin: Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Tian Men Dong (Tuber Asparagi Cochinensis)
Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber) 天门冬
Qty: 36 grams
Chan: KI, LU
Prop: Sweet, Bitter, Very Cold
Latin: Tuber Asparagi Cochinensis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Yin
Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia) 地黄
Qty: 150 grams
Chan: HT, KI, LIV
Prop: Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin: Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Cat: Herbs that Cool the Blood
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) 人参
Qty: 30 grams
Chan: LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Ginseng
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi

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