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Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 9-30g Nourishes Jing and Blood, fills the Marrow and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi 6-18g Strengthens Yang, nourishes Yin, astringes Jing and urine and benefits the marrow Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 6-14g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi.
Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 9-30g Tonifies the Spleen, nourishes Stomach Yin, tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
Stamen Nelumbinis Lian Xu 1.5-9g Stabilizes the Kidneys, astringes Jing, clears Heart Heat and stops bleeding.
Poria Fu Ling 9-18g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen, quiets the Heart, calms the Spirit and soothes the nerves.
With Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiency causing facial edema, palpitations and shortness of breath.
Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng 9-30g Tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin, strengthens the sinews and bones, expels Wind-Dampness, nourishes the Blood and calms the womb.
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 5-18g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin and benefits Jing.
With Shu Di Huang, for Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
Sm. Platycladi Bai Zi Ren 3-18g Nourishes the Heart, calms the Spirit, moistens the Intestines, unblocks the bowels and astringes Yin Deficiency sweat.
Arillus Longan Long Yan Rou 6-30g Tonifies and augments the Heart and Spleen, nourishes the Blood and calms the Spirit.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 10-30g Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood and calms the Spirit.
  • Tonifies and Nourishes Ying, Yang Qi, Blood and Jing
  • Tonifies the Liver, Kidneys and Spleen
  • Nourishes the Heart
  • Calms the Shen
  • Liver and Kidney Deficiency
  • Facial complexion pale and sallow
  • Both cheeks slightly red
  • Dizziness
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Spots before the eyes
  • Numbness of limbs
  • Flaccid paralysis (Wei syndrome), weakness
  • Tinnitus
  • Deafness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Low back and knees sore and painful or cold, weak and aching
  • Throat dry and painful
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Low-grade fever
  • Night sweats
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Stools difficult to pass
  • Constipation
  • Irregular menses or
  • Scanty menses or
  • Amenorrhea
  • Vaginal discharge
  • 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
  • Low libido
  • Infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • T: Varies
  • C: Thin and white or None
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow or Thready and rapid
For Phase I to nourish the Blood and Supplement the Chong and Ren: For Phase II to Invigorate the Blood, Tonify Qi, open the portals and promote maturation of the follicles:
+ Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen
+ Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Fr. Rubi Fu Pen Zi
+ Caulis Piperis Kadsurae Hai Feng Teng + Rz. Cyperi Xiang Fu
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
For Phase III to regulate the Liver, nourish the Chong and Ren and resolve depression: + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
For Phase IV: add and subtract according to the patient's condition during menstruation.
- Hb. Arillus Longan Long Yan Rou    
- Fr. Jujube Da Zao    
+ Flos Rosae Chinensis Yue Ji Hua    
+ Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu