Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)

Da Zao Wan (Great Creation Pill)

Formula 18 of 30 in Formulas that Tonify

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Tonify the Qi

Actions:

  • Tonifies the Kidneys and Lungs, nourishes the Yin, anchors the Yang, and drains heat and fire

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Pills. Grind all ingredients into an even powder and use honey to form into pills.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Exquisite Formulas for Fostering Longevity (Fu Shou Jing Fang)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

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

There are 9 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Zi He Che (Human Placenta)
Quantity = 0.9 grams
Warm Zi He Che (Placenta Hominis)
Channels:
LIV, LU, KI
Properties:
Sweet, Salty, Warm
Latin:
Placenta Hominis
Chinese:
紫河车
Tone Marks:
zĭ hé chē
Translation:
Purple River Vehicle
Gui Ban (Fresh Water Turtle Shell, Testudinis)
Quantity = 60 grams (deep-fried)
Cold Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Salty, Sweet, Cold
Latin:
Plastrum Testudinis
Chinese:
龟板
Tone Marks:
guī băn
Huang Bai (Phellodendron or Amur Cork tree Bark)
Quantity = 45 grams
Cold Huang Bai (Cortex Phellodendri)
Channels:
KI, BL
Properties:
Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Cortex Phellodendri
Chinese:
黄柏
Tone Marks:
huáng băi
Translation:
Yellow Fir
Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark)
Quantity = 45 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
Huai Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root)
Quantity = 36 grams
Neutral Huai Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae)
Channels:
LIV, KID
Properties:
Bitter, Sour, Neutral
Latin:
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Chinese:
懷牛膝
Tone Marks:
huái niú xī
Alt Names:
Niu Xi
Translation:
Ox Knee from Huai
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon Tuber)
Quantity = 36 grams
Slightly Cold Mai Men Dong (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici)
Channels:
SP, ST, HT (LU)
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Bitter, Slightly Cold
Latin:
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Chinese:
麦门冬
Tone Marks:
mài mén dōng
Alt Names:
Mai Dong, Cun Dong, Da Mai Dong
Translation:
Lush Winter Wheat
Tian Men Dong (Asparagus Tuber)
Quantity = 36 grams
Cold Tian Men Dong (Tuber Asparagi Cochinensis)
Channels:
KI, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Very Cold
Latin:
Tuber Asparagi Cochinensis
Chinese:
天门冬
Tone Marks:
tiān mén dōng
Translation:
Lush Winter Aerial Plant
Sheng Di Huang (Chinese Foxglove Root, Rehmannia)
Quantity = 150 grams
Cold Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae)
Channels:
HT, KI, LIV
Properties:
Sweet, Bitter, Cold
Latin:
Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae
Chinese:
地黄
Tone Marks:
shēng dì huáng
Alt Names:
Sheng Di
Translation:
Fresh Earth Yellow
Ren Shen (Ginseng Root)
Quantity = 30 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

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