Herb Formulas Notebook


Zhi Wu Jia Jiu

(Siberian Ginseng Wine)

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



Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi

Pattern: Spleen Qi deficiency

Key Symptoms: Tiredness, lack of strength, reduced appetite, loose stools



Ingredients
Ci Wu Jia 60g
Bai Jiu 1.3L

Subsitutions:
Bai Jiu (white alcohol) traditionally means distilled rice wine but can be substituted with any clear 40% spirit.



Preparation: Place Siberian Ginseng in a large jar with 1.3L of alcohol and seal the lid for one half-month. Take 15ml twice per day.

Actions: Tonifies Qi and fortifies the Spleen

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


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