He Ren Yin (Polygonum Multiflorum Root and Ginseng Decoction)
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He Ren Yin (Polygonum Multiflorum Root and Ginseng Decoction)

Formula 12 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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

There are 5 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

He Shou Wu (Qty: 9-30 grams)

Slightly Warm He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Astringent, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Polygoni Multiflori
Chinese:
何首乌
Tone Marks:
hé shŏu wū
Translation:
Black Haired Mr. He

Ren Shen (Qty: 9-15 grams)

Slightly Warm Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Ginseng
Chinese:
人参
Tone Marks:
rén shēn
Translation:
Man root

Dang Gui (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Warm Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Channels:
HT, LIV, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Chinese:
当归
Tone Marks:
dāng guī
Translation:
State of Return

Chen Pi (Qty: 6-9 grams)

Warm Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm, Aromatic
Latin:
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Chinese:
陈皮
Tone Marks:
chén pí
Alt Names:
Ju Pi, Guang Chen Pi, Xin Hui Pi
Translation:
Aged Peel

Sheng Jiang (Qty: 6-15 grams (roasted))

Warm Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
生姜
Tone Marks:
shēng jiāng

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