Herb Formulas Notebook

Zhu Jing Wan

Preserve Vistas Pill

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Source: Indispensable Tools for Pattern Treatment (1602)
Author: Wang Ken-Tang

Category: Formulas that Tonify Yin

Pattern: Diminished vision due to Liver and Kidney deficiency with Dampness

Key Symptoms: Diminished visual acuity and blurred vision that worsens with exertion and improves with rest, soreness and weakness of the lower back and legs

Pulse: Thin and frail

Tu Si Zi 150g
Shu Di Huang 120g
Che Qian Zi 60g

Preparation: Grind the ingredients into a powder and form into pills with honey. Take 6-12g before meals with a soup made from Fu Ling and Shi Chang Pu. Can also be prepared as a decoction with the one-tenth of the quantities given above.

Actions: Tonifies and nourishes the Liver and Kidneys, enriches the Yin, improves the vision

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