Also Known As:
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo 3-15g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang and increases the libido.
With Xian Mao, for chills, cold extremities and infertility.
Rz. Curculiginis Xian Mao 3-10g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang and expels Cold .
With Yin Yang Huo, accentuates the effects of the herb.
Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi 4.5-18g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and clears Deficiency Heat.
Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian 9-15g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin.
With Nu Zhen Zi, for dizziness, blurred vision, and premature graying of the hair due to severe Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency with ascendant Yang.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 3-15g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, regulates the menses and disperses Cold.
With Xiang Fu, tonifies the Blood and moves Qi, for premenstrual symptoms, menstrual pain and irregular menstruation.
With Wu Yao, for cold dysmenorrhea or postpartum abdominal pain.
Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen 3-15g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, clears Heat and soothes irritability.
With Dang Gui, for irregular menstruation and retained lochia from Blood Stasis due to trauma.
Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu 6-14g Spreads and regulates Liver Qi, regulates menstruation and alleviates pain.
Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang 1.5-10g Promotes the movement of Qi, alleviates pain and strengthens the Spleen.
with Wu Yao, for lower abdominal Coldness and pain.
Rx. Linderae Wu Yao 3-10g Warms the Kidneys, disperses Cold, promotes the movement of Qi and alleviates pain.
With Dang Gui and Xiang Fu, for menstrual pain.
With Xiang Fu, for Qi and Blood Stagnation with menstrual irregularity, pain in the lower abdomen and generalized pain and distention throughout the body.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 4.5-16g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and drains Kidney Fire.
  • Nourishes and warms the Kidneys
  • Rectifies the flow of Qi and Blood
  • Kidney Yin and Yang Deficiency with Qi and Blood Stagnation
  • Lumbago: low back feels cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Cold limbs
  • General debility
  • Pale face
  • Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine or
  • Oliguria with edema
  • Maybe nocturia
  • Lassitude
  • Withdrawn, subdued behavior
  • Knees feel cold and aching
  • Dizziness
  • Low libido
  • Female infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • Tinnitus or deafness
  • Poor memory
  • Aching in bones
  • Aching in leg and heel
  • Maybe loose stools
  • Pain that is fixed, stabbing and /or severe or
  • Pains that move around
  • Distention
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Pan is worse with pressure
  • Dark complexion
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Dry skin
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas,
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • T: Pale red and swollen or Purple with possible purple or red spots
  • C: White or Little or None
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow or Thready and rapid or Choppy or Wiry and choppy
With Kidney Yin Deficiency: With Kidney Yang Deficiency:
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
+ Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban + Hb. Cistanches Rou Cong Rong
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi With Spleen and Kidney Deficiency:
With Kidney Deficiency and Liver Qi Stagnation: + Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi + Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhi