English: Retinal Changes Decoction
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Pin Yin
Caulis Spatholobi Ji Xue Teng 30g Invigorates and tonifies the Blood, activates the channels and relaxes the sinews.
Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen 20g Tonifies the Middle Jiao, augments Qi, nourishes the Blood and promotes the generation of Body Fluids.
With Dang Gui and Shu Di Huang, for Qi and Blood Deficiency with dizziness, weakness and lassitude.
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 15g Nourishes the Blood and nourishes Liver and Kidney Yin.
Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi 15g Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver, improves vision, strengthens Yang, nourishes Yin, astringes Jing and urine and benefits the marrow.
Fr. Liquidamberis Lu Lu Tong 15g Promotes the movement of Qi, invigorates the Blood, opens the Middle Jiao and unblocks the channels.
Flos Buddlieae Mi Meng Hua 15g Clears the Liver, brightens eyes and reduces superficial visual obstruction.
With Gou Qi Zi and Tu Si Zi, for blurred or otherwise impaired vision due to Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi 12g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Yin and clears Deficiency Heat.
With Shu Di Huang and Gou Qi Zi, for diminished visual acuity due to Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency.
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 12g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin, benefits Jing and brightens the eyes.
With Shu Di Huang, for Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi 12g Warms Ming Men Fire and assists Heart, Kidney and Spleen Yang.
Rx. Morindae Officials Ba Ji Tian 12g Tonifies the Kidneys and strengthens Yang.
Fr. Leonuri Chong Wei Zi 12g Invigorates the Blood, clears Heat and clears the eyes.
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 9g Tonifies, invigorates and harmonizes the Blood.
With Tao Ren and Hong Hua, for Blood Stasis.
with Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Shu Di Huang, for Heat symptoms due to Yin Deficiency and Devastated Blood.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 9g Nourishes the Blood, astringes Yin, adjusts the Ying and Wei, calms Liver Yang and Liver Wind and alleviates pain.
With Shu Di Huang and Dang Gui, for dizziness, blurred vision and dysmenorrhea due to Blood Deficiency or Stasis.
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 9g Breaks up Blood Stasis and invigorates Blood circulation.
With Hong Hua, invigorates the Blood for all types of Blood Stagnation.
Flos Carthami Hong Hua 9g Invigorates the Blood, dispels Blood Stasis, opens the channels and alleviates pain.
Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma 6g Raises Yang and lifts sunken Qi.
With Chai Hu, for prolapse due to Yang Deficiency.
With Dang Gui and Tao Ren, raises the clear Qi, allowing turbidity to descend and moistening the Intestines.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs and guides the herbs to all twelve channels.
  • Enriches the Kidneys
  • Tonifies Yang
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Unblocks the channels
  • Qi, Blood, Yin and Yang Deficiency
  • Decreased visual acuity which is worse at night and when fatigued
  • A pale and possibly sallow, yellow complexion
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of strength
  • Shortness of breath on slight exertion
  • Dry skin
  • Brittle nails
  • Low back and knee weakness and pain,
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Impaired memory
  • Decreased hearing
  • Decreased libido
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Chilliness of the upper back
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Nocturia
  • Maybe seminal emission
  • Constipation
  • Spider Naevi
  • Cherry hemangiomas or other varicosities
  • Age spots
  • T: Swollen, dry and pale or Swollen, dry and red
  • C: Scanty
  • Thready, deep and weak
With Liver Qi Stagnation: With Deficiency Fire Rising:
+ 9g Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu + 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For more weakness and fatigue: + 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ up to 30g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi For low back pain:
+ 12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For Phlegm Misting the Heart Orifices: + 12g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 9g Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu For decreased libido:
+ 9g Rz. Curculiginis Xian Mao
    + 9g Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo