English: Rehmannia Drink
Also Known As: Rehmannia Decoction
Decoction with Rehmannia for Aphasia and Paralysis
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 6-18g Nourishes the Blood, nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin, strongly enriches Yin and relieves wasting and thirsting disorder, nourishes Jing and Blood and fills the Marrow.
With Zhi Fu Zi and Rou Gui, for Kidney Yang Deficiency.
With Shan Zhu Yu, nourishes Kidney Yin and secures Jing, while restraining urination and sweating.
Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu 9-15g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing and Body Fluids, tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and strengthens Kidney Yang.
With Wu Wei Zi, for spermatorrhea, abnormal sweating, palpitations and shortness of breath due to Yin and Yang Deficiency of the Liver and Kidneys.
Liquor-soaked and Stone- baked Hb. Cistanches Jiu Bei Rou Cong Rong 9-18g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens the Yang and benefits Jing.
With Ba Ji Tian, tonifies Yang without injuring Yin.
Hb. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian 6-15g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, disperses Wind-Cold-Damp and strengthens the sinews and bones.
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 3-15g Warms Ming Men Fire and assists Heart, Kidney and Spleen Yang.
With Rou Gui, for Powerfully tonifies Kidney Yang, for Kidney Yang Deficiency with lower back pain and weakness in the legs and knees.
With Fu Ling, for lower body edema and dysuria.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 1-15g Warms the Kidneys, Spleen and Heart, strengthens the Yang and Ming Men Fire, d disperses deep Cold, warms and unblocks the channels and vessels and alleviates pain.
With Shu Di Huang, Shan Zhu Yu and Zhi Fu Zi, for Kidney Yang Deficiency.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 6-15g Nourishes Lung and Stomach Yin and generates fluids.
Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu 6-15g Enriches Kidney Yin, reduces Heat from Deficiency, tonifies the Kidneys, augments Jing, strengthens the tendons and bones, strengthens the low back and nourishes Stomach and Lung Yin.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 3-15g Tonifies the Kidneys, tonifies Qi, astringes Jing, stops diarrhea and spermatorrhea, quiets the Spirit and calms and contains Heart Qi.
Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu 6-15g Opens the Orifices, vaporizes Phlegm, removes filth, calms the Spirit,disperses Wind transforms turbid Dampness, harmonizes the Middle Jiao, awakens the Spleen and promotes the movement of Qi.
With Yuan Zhi and Fu Ling, for forgetfulness, tinnitus, and impaired hearing.
(Rz. Anemone Altaicae) (Jiu Jie Chang Pu) (3-6g) (Transforms Phlegm, opens the orifices, calms the Shen, awakens the Spleen and resolves toxicity.)(Some sources substitute this herb for Shi Chang Pu.)
Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi 3-15g Calms the Spirit, sedates the Heart,clears the channel joining the Heart and Kidneys, expels Phlegm and opens the Orifices.
Poria Fu Ling 6-15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, harmonizes the Middle Jiao, strengthens the Spleen and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Fu Zi and Sheng Jiang, for edema due to Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency.
Hb, Menthae Haplocalycis Bo He 2-6g Expels turbid filth.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 3-6g Warms the Middle, warms the Lungs and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
With Da Zao, prevents Phlegm accumulation and protects the Stomach Qi and reduces irritation of the gastrointestinal tract by other herbs.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 3-6g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Enriches Kidney Yin
  • Tonifies Kidney Yang
  • Resolves Phlegm
  • Opens the Orifices
  • Kidney Yin Deficiency with Kidney Yang Rising
  • Phlegm Obstructs the Heart Orifice: Exhaustion Syndrome
  • Aphasia and paralysis due to Kidney Yin and Yang Deficiency
  • Kidney Yang Deficiency with Upward Attack of Phlegm and Turbidity
  • Aphasia
  • Leg paralysis
  • A stiff tongue
  • A dry mouth with no desire to drink
  • Loss of speech
  • T: Pink or Pale
  • C: Moist or Greasy
  • P: Deep, thready and weak or Deep slow, thready and weak
  • Contraindicated for those with Liver Yang Rising.
For a hot sensation in the joints caused by Kidney Yin Deficiency:
For Kidney Yang Deficiency with coldness and pain in the back and knees:
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
- Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Rx. Curculiginis Xian Mao
For Qi Deficiency:
+ Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
+ Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
For no aphasia:
For myelanalosis:
- Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ Cornu Cervi Degelatinum Lu Jiao Shuang - Rz. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
- Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ Gelatinum Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban Jiao
For paralysis of the legs and a feverish sensation in the joints due to Kidney Yin Deficiency:
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi - Hb. Menthae Bo He
+ Hb. Cynomorii Suo Yang - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
+ Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma + Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
For Kidney Yin Deficiency:
+ Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For paralysis of the lower legs with irritated, hot joints associated with Yin Deficiency:
+ Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
- Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For Kidney Yin Deficiency with Phlegm-Fire:
+ Rx. Curculiginis Xian Mao - Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo - Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
For dysphagia without Yang Deficiency:
- Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Succus Bambusae Zhu Li
For dysphagia with predominant Yang Deficiency:
+ Arisaemae cum Bile Dan Nan Xing
+ Rz. Arisaematis Preparatum Zhi Tian Nan Xing
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
+ Rz. Curculiginis Xian Mao
For severe dysphagia:
For stroke, hemiplegia and aphasia:
+ Sm. Oroxyli Mu Hu Die
- Hb, Menthae Bo He + Rx. Platycodi Jie Geng
+ 6g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For ALS with Qi Deficiency:
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 0g Caulis Trachelospermi Luo Shi Teng + Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen
For ALS with Yin Deficiency:
For ALS with Phlegm-Fire:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
- Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ Hb Ecliptae Han Lian Cao
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui
For ALS with Heart Blood Deficiency:
+ Concretio Bambusae Silicea Tian Zhu Huang + Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng
+ Succus Bambusae Zhu Li
+ Arisaemae cum Bile Dan Nan Xing
For ALS with constipation:
For ALS with obvious muscular twitching:
+ Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can + Sm. Trichosanthis Gua Lou Ren
+ Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Pheretima Di Long + Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ Scolopendra Wu Gong + Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
For ALS with cervicomuscular weakness:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen + Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen
+ Colla Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao Jiao + Sm. Pruni Yu Li Ren
For ALS with pain in the limbs:
+ Hb. Cynomorii Suo Yang
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao    
+ Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua    
+ Hb. Siegesbeckiae Xi Xian Cao