HERB FORMULAS

English: Restore the Left (Kidney) Drink
Also Known As: Replenish the Yin-Fluid Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 6-60g Tonifies the Kidneys and nourishes Jing, Yin and Blood.
With Shan Zhu Yu, nourishes Kidney Yin and secures Jing, while restraining urination and sweating.
Rx. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 3-15g Strengthens the Spleen , stabilizes the Kidneys and astringes Jing.
With Shu Di Huang and Shan Zhu Yu, for Kidney Deficiency with spermatorrhea, dizziness, tinnitus, lower back pain, impotence and night sweats.
Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi 6-15g Nourishes and tonifies Liver and Kidney Blood and Yin.
With Shu Di Huang, for Liver and Kidney Deficiency.
Poria Fu Ling 4.5-12g Strengthens the Spleen and drains Dampness.
Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu 3-9g Nourishes Kidney Yin and Yang, astringes Jing and Yin and stops perspiration.
With Shan Yao, tonifies the Liver and Spleen.
With Shu Di Huang and Shan Yao, for urinary frequency (day or night), dizziness, tinnitus and lower back pain due to Kidney Deficiency.
With Shu Di Huang, Gou Qi Zi and Shan Yao, for true Yin Deficiency.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 3-6g Moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Tonifies the Kidneys
  • Kidney Yin and Jing Deficiency
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Liver and Kidney Deficiency
  • Lower back soreness
  • Spontaneous emissions
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Night sweats
  • A dry mouth and throat
  • Thirst with a desire to drink
  • T: Red
  • C: Peeled and shiny
  • P: Thready and rapid
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For Lung Heat with irritability: For Blood Stasis:
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
For Heat in the Spleen with frequent hunger that cannot be satisfied:
For Heat in the Kidneys with steaming bone disorder and profuse sweating:
+ Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For Heart Heat with Dryness:
For bleeding:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For Blood Deficiency:
For menopause syndrome:
+ Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui + 15g Hb. Polygoni Multiflori

He Shou Wu

For menopause syndrome with itchy skin:
+ 15g Hb. Polygoni Multiflori

He Shou Wu

+ 20g Concha Margaritaferae Usta Zhen Zhu Mu
+ 30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 20g Concha Margaritaferae Usta Zhen Zhu Mu
For menopause syndrome with marked aches in the waist and legs:
+ 30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li + 15g Hb. Polygoni Multiflori

He Shou Wu

+ 6g Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 15g Rz. Polygonati Odorati Yu Zhu + 20g Concha Margaritaferae Usta Zhen Zhu Mu
+ 6g Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui
+ 30g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 15g Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
For menopause syndrome due to Kidney and Liver Yin Deficiency with Liver Yang Rising:
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
For amenorrhea due to Kidney Qi Deficiency:
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
- Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
For excessive tearing when exposed to Wind
+ 20g Concha Haliotidis Shi Jue Ming + Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng
+ 15g Rz. Curcumae Yu Jin + Rx. Angelicae Dahuricae Bai Zhi
+ 15g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
For alopecia:
+ Hb. Equiseti Hiemalis Mu Zei
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ Hb. Hb. cum Rx. Asari Xi Xin
For osteoporosis:
+ Rx. 30g Polygoni Multiflori Preparata Zhi He Shou Wu + 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 30g Placenta Hominis Zi He Che
For osteoporosis with Lung and Stomach Heat, damaging Yin:
+ 30g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For osteoporosis with Heat in the Heart:
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi + 12g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 15g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + 9g Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu
For osteoporosis with Heat in the Spleen with rapid hungering after meals:
For osteoporosis with marked Deficiency Heat:
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi + 9g Rz. Anemarrhenae Zhi Mu
+ 15g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + 9g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
For osteoporosis with bleeding due to Heat in the Xue Level:
For osteoporosis with Blood Deficiency:
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi + 9g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui
+ 15g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For severe osteoporosis:
For osteoporosis with fixed or severe stabbing pain due to Blood Stasis:
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 15g Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng + 9g Rz. Drynariae Gu Sui Bu
+ 9g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi + 9g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ 12g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding:
+ 6g Olibanum Ru Xiang + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ 6g Myrrh Mo Yao + Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding with skin itching:
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding with a headache and dizziness:
+ Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban + Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ Periostracum Cicadae Chan Tui + Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ Nidus Vespae Lu Feng Fang + Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ Cx. Dictamni Bai Xian Pi
+ Cx. Erythrinae Hai Tong Pi + Concha Haliotidis Shi Jue Ming
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding with severe perspiration:
or
+ Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban + Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ Fr. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi + Hb. Taxilli Sang Ji Sheng
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding with thirst:
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding with tinnitus:
+ Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
+ Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban + Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong Magnetitum Ci Shi
+ Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding due to Kidney Yin and Yang Deficiency:
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding due to Kidney Yin and Yang Deficiency with insomnia:
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
For post-menopausal uterine bleeding due to Kidney Yin and Yang Deficiency with lumbar pain:
+ Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng
+ Two-Solstice Pill
Er Zhi Wan
+ Margarita Zhen Zhu
    + Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
   
    + Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
    + Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi