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Hé Rén Yǐn (Polygonum Multiflorum Root and Ginseng Decoction)


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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Pattern:

  • Chronic malaria with Qi and Blood Deficiency

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Large deficient pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

  • Do not use when the malarial disorder is in the early stages, or when the patient is not deficient.

Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Can be prepared in a combination of water and wine
  • 2-3 times the quantity of Dang Shen is often substituted for Ren Shen
  • Consume 2-3 hours before onset of symptoms

Originally Appeared In:

  • Collected Treatises of Jing Yue (Jing Yue Quan Shu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

Substances in this Formula (5 Total):


He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori)
He Shou Wu (Fleeceflower Root, Ho Shou Wu, Polygonum) 何首乌
Qty: 9-30 grams
Chan: LIV, KI
Prop: Bitter, Sweet, Astringent, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Polygoni Multiflori
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) 人参
Qty: 9-15 grams
Chan: LU, SP
Prop: Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin: Radix Ginseng
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Qi
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) 当归
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: HT, LIV, SP
Prop: Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin: Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Cat: Herbs that Tonify Blood
Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Chen Pi (Orange Peel, Citrus Peel, Tangerine Peel) 陈皮
Qty: 6-9 grams
Chan: LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin: Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Cat: Herbs that Regulate the Qi
Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Sheng Jiang (Fresh Ginger Rhizome) 生姜
Qty: 6-15 grams (roasted)
Chan: LU, SP, ST
Prop: Spicy, Warm
Latin: uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis
Cat: Warm, Spicy Herbs that Release the Exterior

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