Herb Formulas Notebook

Da Zao Wan

Great Creation Pill

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

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Heat in the Blood due to Yin and Jing deficiency from chronic Blood deficiency and overwork

Key Symptoms: Loss of hearing and diminished visual acuity, premature graying of the hair and loss of memory

Zi He Che 1pc
Sheng Di Huang 21g
Tian Men Dong 21g
Dang Gui 21g
Gou Qi Zi 21g
Niu Xi 21g
Wu Wei Zi 21g
Rou Cong Rong 21g
Huang Bai 21g
Suo Yang 21g
Du Zhong 30g

In the UK Zi He Che must be substituted. It is often replaced with other Yin and Jing tonifying herbs such as He Shou Wu, Huang Jing, Tu Si Zi and Sang Ji Sheng.

Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into pills with honey.

Actions: Enriches the Yin and secure the Yang.

Research Links:
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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.