Herb Formulas Notebook


Ren Shen Fu Ling Jiu

Ginseng and Poria Wine

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



Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Spleen and Stomach Qi deficiency with Blood deficiency

Key Symptoms: Fatigue, poor appetite, distention, indigestion, emaciated body, sallow complexion.
Secondary Symptoms: Ren Shen 30g
Sheng Di Huang 30g
Fu Ling 30g
Bai Zhu 30g
Bai Shao 30g
Dang Gui 30g
Shen Qu 15g
Chuan Xiong 30g
Rou Gui 120g
Gao Liang Jiu 2.6L



Ingredients
Ren Shen 30g
Sheng Di Huang 30g
Fu Ling 30g
Bai Zhu 30g
Bai Shao 30g
Dang Gui 30g
Shen Qu 15g
Chuan Xiong 30g
Rou Gui 120g
Gao Liang Jiu 2.6L

Subsitutions:
Gao Liang Jiu is a distilled sourghum wine with a 40-60% alcohol content. It can be substituted with another high strength spirit if desired.



Preparation: Grind the herbs into a fine powder and place them in a jar with the Gao Liang Jiu for 4-5 days. Open, remove the dregs and add 250g of sugar. Drink a small amount each day.

Actions: Supplements the Qi and Blood, fortifies the Spleen and Stomach, loosens the diaphragm and promotes digestion.

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



Notes:
No quantity for the Gao Liang Jiu is given in the original formula so it is estimated based on other similar formulas.



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