English: Magnetite and Cinnabar Pill
Also Known As: Shen Qu Wan
Sedative Pills with Magnetite and Cinnabar
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Magnetitum Ci Shi 20-60g Anchors Yang, sedates and calms Shen, nourishes Yin and improves vision and hearing.
With Zhu Sha, anchors the Shen and Floating Heart Yang enabling it to communicate with the Kidneys.
With Zhu Sha and Shen Qu, for diminished visual acuity, as in cataracts, usually accompanied by irritability, due to Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiencies.
Cinnabaris Zhu Sha 3-30g Sedates and calms the Shen, clears Heart Heat, expels Phlegm and stops convulsions.
With Ci Zhi and Shen Qu, for seizures.
Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu 9-120g Strengthens the Spleen and Stomach, aids digestion, prevents injury to Stomach Qi from the heavy metals and spreads their actions.
Mel Feng Mi 15-30g Tonifies the Middle Jiao and serves as filler for the pills.
  • Heavily sedates and Calms the Shen
  • Anchors Yang
  • Improves vision and hearing
  • Phlegm-Fire Disturbs the Heart
  • Heart Fire Flaring Up due to Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency
  • Disharmony between the Heart and Kidney
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Diminished acuity of vision and hearing
  • Seizures
  • Headache
  • Deafness
  • Blurred vision
  • Modify for visual and auditory problems associated with Fire due to Kidney and Liver Deficiency.
  • Reduce dosage for weak digestion.
  • Be careful in long term treatment.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy.
  • Contraindicated for pediatric and geriatric patients.
For seizures with abundant Phlegm:
For concurrent Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency:
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
+ Six Ingredient Pill with Rehmanniae
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

+ Pulvis Arisaemae Dan Nan Xing
For Phlegm-Heat in the chest:
+ Haematitum Dai Zhe Shi
+ Warm the Gallbladder Decoction
Wen Dan Tang
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia
For schizophrenia:
+ Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ Pulvis Arisaemae Dan Nan Xing + Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can + Pulvis Arisaemae Dan Nan Xing
For irritability, fever and severe insomnia:
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
+ Plumula Nelumbinis Lian Zi Xin
+ Pulvis Arisaemae Dan Nan Xing
For severe palpitations:
+ Concretio Silicea Bambusae Tian Zhu Huang + Fossilia Dentis Mastodi Long Chi
For severe Kidney Jing Deficiency:
+ Concha Mauritiae/ Cypraeae Zi Bei Chi
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ Fr. Ligustri Lucidi
Nu Zhen Zi
For vision problems:
+ Sm. Cuscutae
Tu Si Zi
+ Lycium Fruit, Chrysanthemum and Rehmannia Pill
Qi Ju Di Hang Wan
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ Improve Vision Pill with Rehmannia
Ming Mu Di Huang Wan