Herb Formulas Notebook


Bu Yi Qi Guan Jiu

(Supplement and Boost Lycium and Cinnamon Wine)

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



Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Heart and Kidney Qi and Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia, excessive dreaming



Ingredients
Gou Qi Zi 150g
Rou Gui 200g
Bai Jiu 1.3L

Subsitutions:
Bai Jiu (white alcohol) traditionally means rice wine but can be substituted with any other high strength spirit.



Preparation: Place the herbs in a large jar with 1.3L of alchohol for 14 days. Take 20ml twice per day.

Actions: Nourishes the Heart and Fortifies the Kidneys, strengthens the Will and calms the Shen.

Contraindications: Damp-Heat conditions, pregnancy 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.