Herb Formulas Notebook

Wu Zi Yan Zhong Tang

(Five Ancestor Tea Pills)

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Source: Unknown

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yang

Pattern: Kidney Qi, Yang and Jing Deficiency

Key Symptoms: General weakness, fatigue and poor memory following ejaculation, sexual dysfunction, impotence, premature ejaculation, male infertility, low sperm count, frequent urination, dribbling of urine, lumbar pain or weakness, depression.

Gou Qi Zi 6-18g
Fu Pen Zi 3-12g
Che Qian Zi 3-15g
Tu Su Zi 6-18g
Wu Wei Zi 1.5-9g


Actions: Tonifies the Kidneys, nourishes and astringes Jing, benefits the eyes, tonifies Kidney Yang, tonifies the Blood

Contraindications: Contraindicated during the early stages of acute infection or illness, such as cold or flu, or for conditions due to Damp-Heat.

Primarily used for improving semen quality in men, or as a general tonic for aging men.

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