Herb Formulas Notebook


Shou Wu Yi Ren Jiu

(Polygonum Multiflorum and Coix Wine)

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



Category: Formulas that Expel Wind

Pattern: Blood deficiency with Wind-Damp obstruction of the lower back

Key Symptoms: Lower back pain, numbness of the extremities, dizziness and vertigo



Ingredients
Zhi He Shou Wu 180g
Yi Yi Ren 120g
Bai Jiu 1.3L

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



Preparation: Soak the above ingredients in 1.3L of alcohol for 15 days. Take 2 small teacups twice per day.

Actions: Nourishes the Blood, dispel Wind-Dampness, stops pain

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.