Zan Yu Dan (Special Pill to Aid Fertility)
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Zan Yu Dan (Special Pill to Aid Fertility)

Formula 27 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Actions:

  • Tonifies and warms the Kidneys

Indications:

  • Infertility, impotence, lethargy and listlessness, weak and aching lower back, pale complexion

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged thin pulse

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 ingredients into an even powder and use honey to form into pills.
  • Take 3-9 grams, 2 times a day
  • To prepare as a decoction, reduce dosages 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, Large Intestine, Lungs, Stomach

There are 14 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Fu Zi (Qty: 60 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 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

Rou Cong Rong (Qty: 120 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

Ba Ji Tian (Qty: 120 grams)

Warm Ba Ji Tian (Morindae Officinalis Radix)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Morindae Officinalis Radix
Chinese:
巴戟天
Tone Marks:
bā jĭ tiān

Yin Yang Huo (Qty: 120 grams)

Warm Yin Yang Huo (Herba Epimedii)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Herba Epimedii
Chinese:
阴阳霍
Tone Marks:
yīn yáng huò
Alt Names:
Xian Ling Pi
Translation:
Licentious Goat Wort

She Chuang Zi (Qty: 60 grams)

Warm She Chuang Zi (Fructus Cnidii Monnieni)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Cnidii Monnieni
Chinese:
蛇床子
Tone Marks:
shé chuáng zĭ
Translation:
Snake's Bed Seeds

Jiu Cai Zi (Qty: 120 grams)

Warm Jiu Cai Zi (Semen Allii Tuberosi)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Semen Allii Tuberosi
Chinese:
韭菜子
Tone Marks:
jiŭ cài zi
Alt Names:
Jiu Zi, Cao Zhong Ru

Xian Mao (Qty: 120 grams)

Hot Xian Mao (Rhizoma Curculiginis Orchioidis)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Spicy, Hot, Toxic
Latin:
Rhizoma Curculiginis Orchioidis
Chinese:
仙茅
Tone Marks:
xiān máo
Translation:
Immortal Grass

Shan Zhu Yu (Qty: 120 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

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

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

Dang Gui (Qty: 180 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

Gou Qi Zi (Qty: 180 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

Bai Zhu (Qty: 240 grams)

Warm Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Chinese:
白术
Tone Marks:
bái zhú

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