Tu Si Zi Wan (Cuscuta Seed Pill)
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Tu Si Zi Wan (Cuscuta Seed Pill)

Formula 28 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged thin pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all ingredients into an even powder and use wine to form into pills.
  • Take 3-9 grams, 2-3 times a day, with salted water
  • To prepare as a decoction, reduce dosages appropriately

Originally Appeared In:

  • Formulas to Aid the Living (Ji Sheng Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Kidneys, Liver, Large Intestine, Lungs, Spleen, Heart, Bladder, Stomach, Small Intestine

There are 11 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Tu Si Zi (Qty: 60 grams)

Neutral Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae Chinensis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Semen Cuscutae Chinensis
Chinese:
菟丝子
Tone Marks:
tù sī zĭ

Lu Rong (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Lu Rong (Cornu Parvum Cervi)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Cornu Parvum Cervi
Chinese:
鹿茸
Tone Marks:
lù róng

Rou Cong Rong (Qty: 60 grams)

Warm Rou Cong Rong (Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae)
Channels:
LI, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Herba Cistanchis Deserticolae
Chinese:
肉苁蓉
Tone Marks:
ròu cōng róng

Shan Yao (Qty: 30 grams)

Neutral Shan Yao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae)
Channels:
KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae
Chinese:
山药
Tone Marks:
shān yao
Alt Names:
Huai Shan Yao, Huai Shan
Translation:
Mountain Herb, Mountain Medicine

Fu Zi (Qty: 30 grams)

Hot Fu Zi (Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli)
Channels:
HT, KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Radix Lateralis Praeparatus Aconiti Carmichaeli
Chinese:
附子
Tone Marks:
fù zi
Translation:
Appendage

Wu Yao (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Wu Yao (Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae)
Channels:
BL, KI, LU, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Radix Linderae Strychnifoliae
Chinese:
乌药
Tone Marks:
wū yào

Wu Wei Zi (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis)
Nan Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Sphenanthera Rehd. et Wils.) Shown
Channels:
HT, KI, LU
Properties:
Sour, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis
Chinese:
五味子
Tone Marks:
wŭ wèi zĭ
Translation:
Five Flavored Seed

Sang Piao Xiao (Qty: 30 grams)

Neutral Sang Piao Xiao (Ootheca Mantidis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Neutral
Latin:
Ootheca Mantidis
Chinese:
桑螵蛸
Tone Marks:
sāng piāo xiāo

Yi Zhi Ren (Qty: 30 grams)

Warm Yi Zhi Ren (Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Alpiniae Oxyphyllae
Chinese:
益知仁
Tone Marks:
yì zhī rén
Translation:
Benefit Intelligence Nut

Mu Li (Qty: 60 grams (Calcined))

Cool Mu Li (Concha Ostreae)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Salty, Astringent, Cool
Latin:
Concha Ostreae
Chinese:
牡蛎
Tone Marks:
mŭ lì

Ji Nei Jin (Qty: 15 grams)

Neutral Ji Nei Jin (Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli)
Channels:
BL, SI, SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Endothelium Comeum Gigeriae Galli
Chinese:
鸡内金
Tone Marks:
jī nèi jīn
Translation:
Chicken Inner Gold

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