Shou Tai Wan (Fetus Longevity Pill)

Shou Tai Wan (Fetus Longevity Pill)

Formula 12 of 17 in Formulas that Stabilize and Bind

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Stabilize the Exterior and the Lungs

Pattern:

  • Kidney Deficiency causing Restless Fetus Syndrome

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white slippery coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Submerged frail pulse in the rear position

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Powder. Grind Tu Si Zi, Sang Ji Sheng, and Xu Duan into an even powder, mix E Jiao with water, and form all substances into pills
  • Take one 6 gram dose, two times a day with warm water

Originally Appeared In:

  • Records of Heart Felt Experiences in Medicine with References to the West (Yi Xue Zhong Zhong Can Xi Lu)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Kidneys, Liver, Lungs

There are 4 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Tu Si Zi (Chinese Dodder Seeds)
Quantity = 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
Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stems)
Quantity = 60 grams
Neutral Sang Ji Sheng (Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Neutral
Latin:
Ramulus Loranthi Seu Visci
Chinese:
桑寄生
Tone Marks:
sāng jì shēng
Translation:
Mulberry Parasite
Xu Duan (Japanese Teasel Root)
Quantity = 60 grams
Slightly Warm Xu Duan (Radix Dipsaci)
Channels:
KI, LIV
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Dipsaci
Chinese:
续断
Tone Marks:
xù duàn
Translation:
Restore What is Broken
E Jiao (Ass Hide Glue, Donkey Hide Gelatin)
Quantity = 60 grams
Neutral E Jiao (Gelatinum Corii Asini)
Channels:
KID, LIV, LU
Properties:
Sweet, Neutral
Latin:
Gelatinum Corii Asini
Chinese:
阿胶
Tone Marks:
ē jiāo

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