You Gui Wan (Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill)
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You Gui Wan (Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill)

Formula 29 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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  • This formula contains one or more toxic substances.
    While some Chinese herbs are toxic, many come prepared, or are combined, to mitigate their toxicity.

Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all substances into an even powder and use honey to form into pills.
  • Take 9-15 grams, 2-3 times a day with warm water.
  • To prepare as a decoction, reduce quantities appropriately.

Originally Appeared In:

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

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Spleen, Heart, Kidneys, Liver, Lungs

There are 10 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Fu Zi (Qty: 60-180 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

Rou Gui (Qty: 60-120 grams)

Hot Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Hot
Latin:
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Chinese:
肉桂
Tone Marks:
ròu guì

Lu Jiao Jiao (Qty: 120 grams)

Warm Lu Jiao Jiao (Gelatinum Cornu Cervi)
Channels:
LIV, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Gelatinum Cornu Cervi
Chinese:
鹿角胶
Tone Marks:
lù jiăo jiāo
Alt Names:
Bai Jiao
Translation:
Deer Horn Gelatin

Shu Di Huang (Qty: 240 grams)

Slightly Warm Shu Di Huang (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
Channels:
LIV, KI, (HT)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Processed Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese:
熟地黄
Tone Marks:
shú dì huáng
Alt Names:
Shu Di
Translation:
Cooked Earth Yellow

Shan Zhu Yu (Qty: 90 grams)

Slightly Warm Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni Officinalis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sour, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Fructus Corni Officinalis
Chinese:
山茱萸
Tone Marks:
shān zhū yú
Alt Names:
Shan Yu Rou

Shan Yao (Qty: 120 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

Gou Qi Zi (Qty: 120 grams)

Neutral Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii Chinensis)
Channels:
LIV, LU, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Fructus Lycii Chinensis
Chinese:
枸杞子
Tone Marks:
gŏu qĭ zĭ

Tu Si Zi (Qty: 120 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

Du Zhong (Qty: 120 grams)

Warm Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Spicy, Warm
Latin:
Cortex Eucommiae Ulmoidis
Chinese:
杜仲
Tone Marks:
dù zhòng

Dang Gui (Qty: 90 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

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