Classical foundation prescription for nourishing kidney, liver and spleen yin, and tonifying kidney and spleen qi. Accompanying symptoms include weakness or pain in lower back, restlessness, insomnia,headache, burning in soles or palms, mild night sweats, dizziness, tinnitus, sore throat, impotence, and high blood pressure due to kidney yin deficiency. Foundation formula for diabetes. May be taken over long periods of time. Caution in excessively damp conditions. Source: Xiao Er Yao Zheng Zhi Jue, (Pediatric Pharmaceutics), by Qian Yi, Song Dynasty, 960-1279. This text originally contained herb formulas for children, but now, many of the formulas are used for adults. Function: Nourish kidney and liver, a special formula for def. kidney and liver yin. and clear empty fire. Application: This is the primary formula used to treat def. yin, especially def. kidney and liver yin. Symptoms: Headache, dizziness, tinnitus, poor hearing, debility of the lumbar area, lassitude of the legs (the patient cannot stand for a long period of time and wants to sit down), low grade afternoon fever, “bone steaming” (a term for afternoon fever and night sweating, symptoms of consumptive disease with extreme def. yin cases), difficult urination, diabetes, nocturnal emission. The tongue is a red, and there is less tongue coating. The pulse is thin and rapid. Applications also use to treat the following: def. yin type of diabetes, tuberculosis, hyperthyroidism, and mild emotional disturbances.
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
Prepared Rehmannia Root 54.4mg Cornus Fruit 27.2mg Disscorea 27.2mg Peony Root Bark 20.4mg Aliama 20.4mg Poria Cacos 20.4mg