Herb Formulas Notebook

Yu Quan Wan

Jade Spring Pill

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Source: Straight Directions from Ren-Zhai (1264)
Author: Yang Shi-Ying / Ren-Zhai

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Yin deficiency from Wasting and Thirsting disorder (Xiao Ke)

Key Symptoms: Irritability with thirst, urinary frequency, dry mouth, increased appetite, weight loss

Tongue: Red and dry
Pulse: Large and rapid

Mai Men Dong 37.5g (remove centre)
Ren Shen 37.5g
Fu Ling 37.5g
Huang Qi 37.5g (half honey fried, half untreated)
Wu Mei 37.5g (roasted)
Gan Cao 37.5g
Tian Hua Fen 56g
Ge Gen 56g

Preparation: Ingredients are ground into a powder and mixed with refined honey to make pills the size of a large marble. One is taken with warm water.

Actions: Augments the Qi, nourishes the Yin, generates Yang Fluids

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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.