Herb Formulas Notebook

Ba Ji Shu Di Jiu

Morinda and Cooked Rehmannia Wine

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Source: Chinese Medicinal Wines and Elixirs (2008)
Author: Various

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yang

Pattern: Prolonged Kidney Yang deficiency

Key Symptoms: Impotence, premature ejaculation, sore and weak lower back limbs

Ba Ji Tian 60g
Shu Di Huang 45g
Gou Qi Zi 30g
Zhi Fu Zi 20g
Ju Hua 60g
Hua Jiao 30g
Bai Jiu 1.95L

Bai Jiu (white alcohol) traditionally means distilled rice wine but can be substituted with any clear 40% spirit.
Zhi Fu Zi is illegal in the UK and must be substituted. Yin Yang Huo and Bu Gu Zhi would make a good replacements in this instance.

Preparation: Grind the herbs into powder and place in a large jar with 1.95L of alcohol for five days. Open, remove the dregs and store for use. Take 1-2 teacups, warm on an empty stomach each morning and evening.

Actions: Supplements the Kidneys and strengthens Yang, grows the muscles and flesh, restores colour to the cheeks.

Contraindications: Damp-Heat conditions and long term in the young and middle aged use due to the harmful effects on continuous alcohol consumption.

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These pages are intended to assist clinicians and are not intended for self-diagnosis or treatment for which a qualified professional should be consulted.