Herb Formulas Notebook

Ba Zhen Yi Mu Wan

(Eight Treasure Pill to Benefit Mothers)

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Source: Collected Treatises of Jing-Yue (1624)
Author: Zhang Jie-Bin / Jing-Yue

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Qi and Blood deficiency with Blood stasis

Key Symptoms: Irregular menstruation, red-and-white vaginal discharge
Secondary Symptoms: Reduced appetite, weak extremities, soreness in the lower back, abdominal distention, infertility, restless foetus.

Ren Shen 30g
Bai Zhu 30g (dry fried)
Fu Ling 30g
Chuan Xiong 30g
Dang Gui 60g
Shu Di Huang 60g
Zhi Gan Cao 15g
Bai Shao 30g (vinegar fried)
Yi Mu Cao 120g

Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into pills with honey. Taken on an empty stomach with honey water or wine.

Actions: Tonifies deficiency and invigorates Blood

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