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

Ci Wu Jia 60g
Bai Jiu 1.3L

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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