HERB FORMULAS

English: Ginseng Decoction to Nourish Luxuriance
Also Known As: Ginseng Decoction to Nourish the Nutritive Qi
Ginseng Nutri Combination
Ginseng Nutritive Combination
Ren Shen Yang Yong Tang
Ren Shen Yang Ying Tang
Nutrient System Nourishing Decoction with Ginseng
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 2 -30g Strongly tonifies source Qi, augments Qi of the Lung, Spleen and Heart, calms the
Shen, generates Body Fluids and relieves fatigue.

With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
With Bai Zhu, Gan Cao and Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency with Dampness with anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distention and fatigue.
With Shu Di Huang, for severe Qi and Blood Deficiency due to loss of Blood and Qi and Yin Deficiency.
With Huang Qi, for Lung Qi Deficiency and Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat.
With Shu Di Huang, Bai Zhu, Bai Shao and Fu Ling, for Qi and Blood Deficiency.
(Rx, Codonopsis) (Dang Shen) (6-90g) (Tonifies the Middle Jiao, augments Qi, tonifies the Lungs, restores the constitution and assists herbs that release the exterior or drain downward when there is significant Qi Deficiency, nourishes Blood and promotes the generation of Body fluids - Usually substituted for Ren Shen.)
(With Fu Ling, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with fatigue, a sensation of fullness in the abdomen, dizziness, lethargy, shortness of breath, anorexia and loose stools or diarrhea.)
(With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Qi Deficiency with anorexia, loose stools and vomiting.)
(With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for Qi and Blood Deficiency with dizziness, weakness and lassitude.)
(With Huang Qi, for Lung and Spleen Qi Deficiency with fatigue, shortness of breath, diarrhea and anorexia.)
(With Bai Zhu, Gan Cao, Bai Shao and Dang Gui, for Qi and Blood Deficiency.)
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 2-30g Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi and Blood , generates Body Fluids, raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach, tonifies the Lungs, and generates flesh.
With Ren Shen or Dang Shen , for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat.
With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Qi Deficiency with weakness, lassitude and loose stools.
With Dang Gui, for Blood Deficiency due to hemorrhage with fatigue, low grade fever, irritability and thirst in patients with a weak pulse due to Qi and Blood Deficiency and Qi and Blood Stagnation with chronic non-healing sores, numbness, painful obstruction and paresthesia.
With Dang Gui and Rou Gui, for fiat sores that do not pustulate or ulcers that do not heal.
With Dang Gui, Shu Di Huang, Ren Shen, Bai Zhu and Rou Gui, for flat chronic sores and non-healing ulcers.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 2-30g Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi and dries Dampness.
With Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Poria Fu Ling 1.5-22.5g Benefits the Spleen by draining Dampness.
With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for weak and deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools.
With Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiency causing facial edema, palpitations, and shortness of breath.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 2-30g Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood, disperses Cold, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh and alleviates pain.
With Huang Qi, for pallor, debility, fatigue and/or low grade fever due to excessive Blood loss and ulcerated abscesses with insufficient drainage or which drain a clear thin discharge.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
With Shu Di Huang, and Rou Gui to expel pus and generate flesh in chronic non- healing sores.
With Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood for Blood Deficiency Heat.
With Huang Qi, Shu Di Huang, Rou Gui, and Ren Shen, expels pus and generates flesh in chronic non-healing sores.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 1.5-22.5g Nourishes the Blood and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
With Dang Gui and Bai Shao, for dizziness, palpitations, insomnia and menstrual dysfunction due to Blood Deficiency.
With Ren Shen, for Qi, Blood and Yin Deficiency.
With Ren Shen, Bai Zhu, Fu Ling, Dang Gui and Bai Shao, for anemia with fatigue and weakness.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 3-90g Calms Liver Yang, alleviates pain, Nourishes the Blood, regulates menstruation and astringes Yin.
With Dang Gui, nourishes the Blood and softens the edginess that results from Liver Stagnation.
With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for dizziness, blurred vision, and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Stasis.
With Gan Cao, for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach and epigastric, hypochondriac or flank pain.
With Ren Shen and Huang Qi, restrains sweating from Deficiency.
With Ren Shen, Huang Qi and Bai Zhu, for menstrual disorders with Qi Deficiency signs such as fatigue, weakness, and pale and scanty menstrual Blood.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 2-30g Regulates Qi, tonifies the Spleen (improves its transportive functions), adjusts the Middle, dries Dampness, descends Rebellious Qi and helps prevent Stagnation from tonic herbs.
With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other symptoms of Damp Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency and prevents bloating.
With Sheng Jiang, for vomiting and hiccups due to Disharmony of the Stomach Qi.
With Bai Zhu, for anorexia and other symptoms of Damp-Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi 1-15g Calms the Spirit and sedates the Heart and clears the channel joining the Heart and Kidney, reduces abscesses and dissipates swellings.
Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi 1.5-22.5g Replenishes Qi, astringes leakage of Lung Qi, nourishes Kidney Yin, astringes essence, stops diarrhea, astringes sweat, generates fluids, tonifies the Heart and calms the Shen.
With Huang Qi, for Yang Deficiency with spontaneous sweat.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 1-5g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood, calms the Spirit and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Sheng Jiang, protects the Spleen and Stomach and harmonizes.
With Ren Shen, Bai Zhu and Fu Ling, for weakness and lassitude due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiency.
With Sheng Jian, alleviates epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting by strengthening the Spleen and enhances the effects of other Qi and Blood tonifying herbs by facilitating their digestion and absorption.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 1-30g Warms the Kidneys, Spleen and Heart, strengthens the Yang and Ming Men Fire, disperses deep Cold, warms the channels, unblocks the channels and vessels, alleviates pain and assists the generation of Qi and Blood.
With Ren Shen and Shu Di Huang, for palpitations and shortness of breath due to Deficiency of the Heart and Kidneys.
With Huang Qi and Dang Gui, for Yin-type boils due to Qi and Blood Deficiency especially those that form but do not ulcerate.
(Cx. Cinnamomi Scraps) (Gui Xin) (2g) (Assists the Heart Yang and assists communication between the Heart and Kidneys - Substitutes for Rou Gui.)
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Shen Jiang 1-3g Warms the Middle and stops vomiting and reduces the toxicity of other herbs.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 1.5-30g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi, assists in tonifying source Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Dang Shen, for anorexia, fatigue and loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency and palpitations due to Heart Qi Deficiency.
With Ren Shen, relieves palpitations and anxiety.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Warms Yang
  • Strengthens the Spleen and Lungs
  • Nourishes the Heart
  • Calms the Shen
  • Qi, Yang, and Blood Deficiency
  • Heart and Spleen Qi and Blood Deficiency due to overexertion
  • Chronic non-healing sores
  • Amnesia
  • Palpitations
  • Feverishness
  • Anorexia
  • Emaciation
  • Pale face
  • Insomnia
  • Dyspnea on mild exertion
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weight loss
  • Dry skin
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Dry lips
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Irregular menstruation
  • May suddenly lose consciousness
  • Slack jaw
  • Restless at night
  • Lassitude
  • Tendency toward being frightened easily
  • Weakness
  • Sallow complexion
  • Dizziness
  • Tremors in the limbs
  • Spontaneous perspiration
  • Fever and severe chills
  • General debility
  • Mental instability
  • Coughing and gasping
  • Night sweats
  • Amnesia
  • Diarrhea
  • Turbid urine
  • Nocturnal emission
  • Impotence
  • Constipation
  • Feeble breathing
  • Tired limbs
  • T: Pale
  • C:White
  • P: Thready and weak or thready, rapid and weak or Deep and weak
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Qi and Blood Deficiency patterns accompanied by symptoms of pronounced Cold.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For palpitations, fear and fright:
For coughing:
+ Nourish the Heart Decoction 1
Yang Xin Tang 1
+ Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For Heat symptoms that are not pronounced:
For poor appetite:
+ Less Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Rz. Atractylodes Cang Zhu
For cough due to Lung Deficiency:
+ Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
For a dry mouth and tongue:
+ Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren + Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
For spermatorrhea or nocturnal emissions:
For fatigue due to Spleen Deficiency:
+ Fossilia Ossis Mastodi Long Gu
+ Restore the Spleen Decoction:
Gui Pi Tang
or
For amenorrhea after a few weeks of taking the basic formula:
+ Metal Lock Pill to Stabilize the Essence
Jin Suo Gu Jing Wan
+ Hb. Lycopi Ze Lan
For amenorrhea with additional signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency:
+ Fr. Leonuri Chong Wei Zi
+ Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng + Rz. Curculiginis Xian Mao
+ Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha + Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Cervi Cornu Degelatinum Lu Jiao Shuang
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For amenorrhea with insomnia:
+ Platycladus Seed Pill for Females
Nu Ke Bai Zi Ren Wan
For strengthening Jing:
+ Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
For amenorrhea due to postpartum hemorrhage:
+ Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian + 10g Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum Lu Rong
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + 10g Cornu Cervi Degelatinatum Lu Jiao Shuang
For late menstruation with scanty bleeding:
- Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi + 10g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
For amenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Deficiency:
For amenorrhea due to Qi and Blood Deficiency with blocked menstruation due to profuse postpartum bleeding:
- Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
- Fr. Schisandrae Wu Wei Zi - Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
- Fr Jujube Da Zao - Fr Jujube Da Zao
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang - Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + 1-3g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
+ 9g. Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha + Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum Lu Rong
+ 9-15g Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
or
For alopecia:
- Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi - Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
- Fr Jujube Da Zao
- Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ 1-3g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
For optic atrophy:
or
- Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
- Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
- Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi - Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao + Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
- Rx. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang + Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu
- Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
+ 12g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che + Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
For chronic Kidney failure (uremia):
For Jing Deficiency with Blood Stagnation:
- Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi + 12g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
- Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
For Jing Deficiency with Cold or Yang Deficiency:
+ 9g Rz. Polygonati Huang Jing
For Jing Deficiency:
+ 9g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
+ two or three of the following:
+ 6g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
10g Colla Cornu Cervi Lu Jiao Jiao
For Jing Deficiency with Heat:
10g Colla Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban Jiao + 9g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+9g Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi
10g Cx. Acanthopanacis Wu Jia Pi
For spontaneous perspiration due to Heart Yang Deficiency:
10g Rx. Morindae Officinalis Ba Ji Tian
- Poria Fu Ling
+ 3g Powdered Placenta Hominis Zi He Che Fen + 9g Poria Pararadicis Fu Shen
or
For profuse hemilateral sweating:
+ Tortoise Shell and Deer Antler Syrup (Patent)
Gui Lu Er Xian Jiao
+ 12g Fr. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai
+ 15g Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang Gen
For Jing Deficiency with Phlegm:
For amenorrhea due to profuse uterine bleeding:
+ 9g Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia - Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi
- Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 6g Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi - Fr. Jujube Da Zao
- Rx. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 6g Sm. Sinapis Bai Jie Zi - Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
    + 12g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
    + 6g Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum Lu Rong