English: Tortoise Plastron Glue and Deer Antler Glue Tonify the Kidneys Decoction
Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Colla Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao Jiao 12g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, and tonifies and nourishes Qi and Blood.
With Gui Ban Jiao, tonifies Yin and Yang.
With Shu Di Huang, for impotence and spermatorrhea (men) and infertility and thin vaginal discharge (women) due to Kidney Deficiency Cold.
Colla Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban Jiao 12g Tonifies Yin and nourishes Blood.
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 12g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin and benefits Jing.
With Shu Di Huang, for Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
Hb. Cistanches Rou Cong Rong 12g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens the Yang,
enefits Jing and marrow and warms the Womb.
With Ba Ji Tian, tonifies Yang without injuring Yin.
With Yin Yang Huo, for decreased sexual desire.
Rx. Astragali Preparata Zhi Huang Qi 18g Tonifies Qi and Blood.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 20g Nourishes Jing and Blood, fills the Marrow and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo 9g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang and increases the libido.
Fr. Alpiniae Oxyphyllae Yi Zhi Ren 9g Warms the Kidneys and astringes Jing and urine.
Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian 15g Tonifies the Kidneys and strengthens Yang.
(Actinolitum) (Yang Qi Shi) (20g) (Warms the Kidneys and the Lower Jiao, warms the Ming Men and fortifies the Yang. Not included in some versions.)
  • Tonifies the Kidneys
  • Warms Yang
  • Benefits Jing
  • Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Low back and knees feel cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Cold limbs
  • General debility
  • Pale or waxy pale complexion
  • Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine or
  • Oliguria with edema
  • Maybe nocturia
  • Maybe incontinence
  • The urge to urinate may increase with exposure to Cold
  • The urge to urinate is worse with prolonged standing and lifting
  • Lower abdominal distention
  • Lassitude
  • Listlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Cold feet
  • Withdrawn, subdued behavior
  • A partial erection
  • Lack of erection on waking
  • Knees feel cold and aching
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Impotence
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Low libido
  • Female infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools or
  • Constipation
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • T: Pale and swollen or Pale, moist and swollen
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow or Slow and weak
For severe Cold: For spermatorrhea and premature ejaculation:
+ Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Fr. Rosae Laevigatae Jin Ying Zi
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi + Ootheca Mantidis Sang Piao Xiao