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What are the herbs in Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmannia?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radi preparata
Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Fu Ling
Mu Dan Pi - Moutan Cortex
Ze Xie - Alismatis Rhizoma

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What is the action of Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill with Rehmanniae?

Enriches the Yin and Nourishes the KD

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Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmanniea is very balanced. What is the herb break down and why is it effective?

Three nourishing: Shu Di Huang, Shan Zhu Yu, Shan Yao
Three moving: Ze Xie, Mu Dan Pi, Fu Ling
This formula is slightly more moving than nourishing - but you need the lifting moving herbs so the nourishing herbs don't stagnate. Leaching herbs (Ze Xie, Fu Ling) not usually used for Yin Def, but Ze Xie is lifting as well as draining, so less damaging.
Shu Di Huang, Ze Xie enter KD
Shan Zhu Yu, mu Dan Pi enter LV
Shan Yao, Fu Ling enter SP
So this formula addresses to nourishing of Yin in pre-heaven and post-heaven aspects.

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according to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmanniae?

KD and LV Yin Def

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What are the herbs in Du Qi Wan - Capital Qi Pill?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radi preparata
Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Fu Ling
Mu Dan Pi - Moutan Cortex
Ze Xie - Alismatis Rhizoma
Wu Wei Zi - Schissandrae Fructus

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What is the action of Du Qi Wan - Capital Qi Pill?

Short of breath or wheezing on a little exertion

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What herb is added to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmanniae to make Du Qi Wan - Capital Pill? How does this change the make up of the formula?

Wu Wei Zi - Schissandrae Fructus
Makes the formula more nourishing, to be used when there is less fear of stagnation.
Wu Wei Zi is the lightest stabilize and bind herb - so it won't be too cloying.

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What are the herbs in Qi Ju Di Huang Wan - Lycium Fruit, Chrysanthemum and Rehmannia Pill?




Fo r dry eyes w diminished visual acuity, photophobia,
tearing when exposed to drafts or painful eyes.

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radi preparata
Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Fu Ling
Mu Dan Pi - Moutan Cortex
Ze Xie - Alismatis Rhizoma
Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Ju Hua Chrysanthemi Flos

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What is the action of Qi Ju Di Huang Wan - Lycii, Chrysanthmum and Remanniae Pill?

For dry eyes w diminished visual acuity, photophobia,
tearing when exposed to drafts or painful eyes.

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What herbs are added to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmanniae to make Qi Ju Di Huang Wan - Lychii Fruit, Chrysanthemum and Rehmanniae Pill? How do they affect the make up of the formula?

Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Ju Hua Chrysanthemi Flos
Gou Qi Zi is nourishing and Ju Hua is moving - so the formula remains balanced, but moves up to the eyes and can treat KD and LV yin and eye problems when LV def is most prominent aspect.

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What are the herbs in Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan - Anemarrhena, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Pill?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radi preparata
Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Fu Ling - Fu Ling
Mu Dan Pi - Moutan Cortex
Ze Xie - Alismatis Rhizoma
Huang Bai - Phellodendri Cortex
Zhu Mu - Anemarrhenae Rhizoma

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What is the action of Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan - Anemarrhena, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Pill?

for yin def w vigorous fire, consumptive heat, steaming bone disorder

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What herbs are added to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Six Ingredient Pill w Rehmanniae to make Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan? How does that affect the formula?

Zhi Mu - Anemarrhenae Rhizmoa and Huang Bai - Phellodendri Cortex are added. Both clear heat, but Zhi Mu is nourishing and Huang Bai is moving - so the formula remains balanced but stronger. Used when there are more heat signs.

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What are the herbs in Dang Gui Di Huang Yin - Tangkuei and Rehmannia Decoction?

Dang Gui
Shu Di Huang
Shan Yao
Du Zhong
Niu Xi
Shan Zhu Yu
Zhi Gan Cao

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What is the action of Dang Gui Di Huang Yin - Tangkuie and Rehmannia Decoction?

Enriches the KD and LV yin, nourishes the blood, regulates the menstrual cylce

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What are the herbs in Ming Mu Di Huang Wan - Improve Vision Pill with Rehamnnia?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix
Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix preperata
Shan yao - Dioscorea Rhizoma
Ze Xie - Alismatis Rhizoma
Shan Zhu Yu - Cornii Fructus
Mu Dan Pi - Mouton Cortex
Chai Hu - Bupleuri Radix
Fu Shen - Poria
Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinenesis Radix
Wu We Zi - Schisandrae Fructus

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What herbs have been changed from Liu Wei Di Huang Wan to make Dang Gui Di Huang Yin? How does this affect the action of the formula?

the moving herbs from Liu Wei Di Huang Wan have been removed and replaced with: Dang Gui, Niu XI, Du Zhong (moving and LIFTING)
no longer using cold herbs - the heat presentation is not the prevalent symptom - this is not a simple Yin Def. There is also YANG DEF here.

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What is the action of What are the herbs in Ming Mu Di Huang Wan - Improve Vision Pill with Rehamnnia?

Nourishes the LV, Enriches the KD and improves vision

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What herbs are added to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan to make Ming Mu Di Huang Wan? How does this addition change the action of the formula?

two herbs are added to the nourishing side: Wu Wei Zi - Schissandrae Fructus and Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix preparata and
two herbs are added to the moving side: Chai Hu - Bupleuri Radix and Dang Gui - Tankguei Radix.
The structure is bigger than the Liu Wei or Dang Gui but still in the same structure. Functions in a similar fashion - this one is stronger than Liu Wei Di Huang Wan.

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What are the herbs in Zuo Gui Wan - Restore the Left [Kidney] Pill?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix preperata
chao Shan yao - dry fried Dioscorea Radix
Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus
Jiu Chuan Niu Xi - wine fried Cyathulae Radix
Tu Si Zi - Cuscutae Semen
Lu Jiao Jiao - Cervi Cornus Colla
Gui Ban Jiao - Testudinis Plastri Colla

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What is the action of Zuo Gui Wan - Restore the Left [KD] Pill?

Nourishes the Yin, Enriches the KD, fills the essence, augments the marrow

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Zuo Gui Wan - Restore the Left KD Pill?

KD Yin deficiency with damage to the essence and marrow

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Divide the herbs of Zuo Gui Wan into nourishing and moving columns. What does this tell you about the formula?

Nourishing: Gui Ban Jiao - Testudinis Plastri Colla, Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix prep, (chao) Shan Yao - (dry fried) Dioscorea Radix, Shan Zhu Yu - Corni Fructus, Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Moving: (jiu) Chuan Niu Xi - (wine prep) Cyanthulae Radix, Lu Jiao Jiao - Cervi Cornu Colla with Tu Si Zi - Cuscutae Formula going on either side.
Formula heavily nourishing with some very cloying herbs. only use when yin def is intense and yang is not too damaged or you will create stagnation.

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What are the herbs in Zuo Gui Yin - Restore the Left [Kidney] Drink?

Shu Di Haung - Rehmanniae Radix prep
Shan Yao - Dioscoreae Rhizoma
Go Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Fu Ling - Poria
Shan ZHu Yu - Corni Fructus
Zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata

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What is the action of Zuo Gui Yin - Restore the Left KD Drink?

Nourishes the Yin and tonifies the KD
for def of the kd (esp marrow and essence)

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How doe Zuo Gui Wan and Zuo Gui Yin differ?

There is only one moving herb in Zuo Gui Yin so cloying potential is drastically increased. Too unbalanced according to Dr Pi. According to Bensky - it is milder for a lesser tonifying formula.

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What are the herbs in Da Bu Yin Wan - Great Tonify the Yin Pill?

Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix prep
su Gui Ban - (crisp) Testudinis Plastrum
chao Huang Bai - (dry fried) Phellodendri Cortex
jiu chao Zhi Mu - (wine fried) Anemarrhenae Rhizoma
cooked with MARROW FROM PIGS' VERTEBRAE - add honey and form into pills

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What is the action of Da Bu Yin - Great Tonify the Yin Pill?

enriches the yin and directs the fire downward

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According to Dr Pi - who is Da Bu Yin Wan for?

this is addressing a starving person who eats meat very rarely.

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Da Bu Yin Wan - Great Tonify the Yin Pill?

Yin Deficiency and Flourishing Fire

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What are the herbs in Hu Qian Wan - Hidden Tiger Pill?

jiu chao Huang Bai - wine fried Phellodendri COrtex
jiu chao Zhi Mu - wine fried Anemarrhenae Rhizoma
Shu Di Haung - Rehmanniae Radix preparata
jiu chao Gui Ban - wine fried Testudinis Plastrum
Bai Shao - Paoniae Radix alba
Hu Gu - Tigris Os
Suo Yang - Cynomorii Herba
Gan Jiang - Zingiberis Rhizoma
Chen Pi - Citri Reticulatae Pericarpium

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What is the action of Hu Qian Wan - Hidden Tiger Pill?

Enriches the Yin and directs the fire downward, strengthens the sinews and bones

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According to Dr Pi, when is Hu Qian Wan used?

when the patient can't remain physically upright. The end of Yin and Yang.

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According to Formulas and Strategies what is the diagnosis for Hu Qian Wan - Hidden Tiger Pill?

Atrophy disorder due to LV and KD Deficiency.

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What are the herbs in Da Zao Wan - Great Creation Pill?

Zi He Che - Hominis Placenta
Du Zhong - Eucommiae Cortex
Niu Xi - Achyranthis Radix
Ren Shen - Ginseng Radix
su Gui Ban - crispy Testudinis Plastrum
Huang Bai - Phellodendri Cortex
Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix
Tian Men Dong - Asparagi Radix
Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix

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What is the action of Da Zao Wan - Great Creation Pill?

Tonifies the KD, Enriches the Yin, Drains Heat, Anchors the Yang

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How are the herb sin Da Zao Wan - Great Creation Pill divided? What does this mean this formula should be used for (according to Dr Pi)?

into a balanced formula of Yin and Yang tonifying herbs:
Yin: Gui Ban, Huang Bai, Mai Men Dong, Tian Men Dang Shu Di Huang Yang: Zi He Che, Du Zhong, Niu Xi, Ren Shen
This formula tonifies BOTH Yin and Yang

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According to Formulas and Strategies what is the diagnosis for Da Zao Wan - Great Creation Pill?

KD and LU Yin Def

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What are the herbs in Yi Guan Jian - Linking Decoction?

Sheng Di Haung - Rehmanniae Radix
Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Sha Shen - Glenia/Adenophorae Radix
Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix
Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix
Chuan Lian Zi - Toosendani Fructus

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What is the action of Yi Guan Jian - Linking Decoction?

Enriches the Yin and Spreads the LV Qi

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How are the herbs in Yi Guan Jian divided? How does this affect their actions when compared to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan?

Divided into Warm + Nourishing and Cooler + Lifting:
warm + nourishing: Sheng Di Huang, Gou Qi Zi, Mai Men Dong
cooler + lifting: Sha Shen, Dang Gui, Chuan Lian Zi
makes this a less intense, yet more lifting (as opposed to draining) Rx than LWDHW.

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Yi Guan Jian - Linking Decoction?

LV and KD Yin Deficiency with Qi Stagnation.

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What are the herbs in Er Zhi Wan - Two Solstice Pill?

Nu Zhen Zi - Ligustri Lucidi Fructus
Mo Han Lian - Eclipate Herba

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What is the action of Er Zhi Wan - Two Solstice Pill?

Tonifies and Benefits the KD and LV

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Er Zhi Wan - Two Solstice Pill?

LV and KD Yin Deficiency

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What are the herbs in Bai He Gu Jin Tang - Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal?

Bai He - Lilli Bulbus
Sheng Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix
Shu Di Huang - Rehmanniae Radix preparata
Mai Men Dong - Ophiopogonis Radix
Xuan Shen - Scrophulariae Radix
Bei Mu - Fritilariae Bulbus
Jie Geng - Platycodi Radix
Dang Gui - Angelicae Sinensis Radix
Bai Shao - Paeoniae Radix Alba
Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix

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What is the action of Bai He Gu Jin Tang - Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal?

Nourishes the Yin, Moistens the LU, Transforms Phlegm and stops coughing

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According to Dr Pi - what function is Bai He Gu Jin Tang - Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal addressing?

The KD Yin not grasping the LU. The Jei Geng is directing nourishing herbs to the LU to address the dispersing and down-bearing Fx

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Bai He Gu Jin Tang - Lily Bulb Decoction to Preserve the Metal?

LU and KD Yin Deficiency with Heat from Deficiency

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How do you divide the herbs in Bai He Gu Jin Tang into two balanced sides?

Nourishing: Bai He, Sheng/Shu Di Huang, Mai Men Dong, Bai Shao
Moving: (clearing heat) Xuan Shen, Bei Mu; (warming) Jie Geng, Dang Gui. With Gan Cao harmonizing.

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What are the herbs in Bu Fei E Jiao Tang - Tonify the LU decoction w Ass-Hide Gelatin?

E Jiao - Asini Corii Colla
Ma Dou Ling - Aristolochiae Fructus
chao Xing Ren - dry-fried Armeniacae Semen
chao Niu Bang Zi - dry-fried Arcti Furcuts
chao Nou Mi - dry-fried Glutinous Rice
zhi Gan Cao - Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata

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What is the action of Bu Fei E Jiao Tang - Tonify the LU decoction w Ass-Hide Gelatin?

Nourishes the Yin, Tonifies the LU, controls coughing, stops bleeding

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Bu Fei E Jiao Tang - Tonify the LU with Ass Hide Gelatin?

LU Yin Deficiency with Vigorous Heat

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What are the herbs in Zhu Jing Wan - Preserve Vistas Pill? What additional herbs are used to make the soup with which this formula is ingested?

Tu Si Zi
Shu Di Huang
che Qian Zi
Soup:
Fu Ling - Poria
Shi Chang Pu - Acori Tatarinowii Rhizoma

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What is the action of Zhu Jing Wan - Preserve Vistas Pill?

Tonifies and nourishes the LV and KD, enriches the Yin and improves the vision

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According to Formulas and Strategies, how does Zhu Jing Wan function to "preserve vistas" or improves the vision?

the draining seeds and soup broth both counteract the cloying nature of Shu Di Huang while draining pathogenic water. This formula treats both excess and deficiency - tonifying the KD while draining excess damp.

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Zhu Jing Wan - Preserve Vistas Pill?

LV and KD deficiency with some dampness

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What are the herbs in Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan - Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers?

He Shou Wu - Polygoni Multiflori Radix
Fu Ling - Poria
Chi Fu Ling - Poria Rubra
Niu Xi - Achyranthis Radix
Jiu xi Dang Gui - wine friedn Angelicae sinensis Radix
Gou Qi Zi - Lycii Fructus
Tu Si Zi - Cuscutae Semen
Bu Gu Zhi - Psoraleae Fructus

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What is the action of Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan - Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers?

Enriches the KD Yin and nourishes the LV Blood

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What is the break down between nourishing and moving herbs in Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan - Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers?

There are only two herbs on the nourishing side: He Shou Wu and Gou Qi Zi. He shou Wu being one of the least cloying tonifing herbs - makes this formula better for the elderly.

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According to Formulas and Strategies, what is the diagnosis for Qi Bao Mei Ran Dan- Seven Treasure Special Pill for Beautiful Whiskers?

Deficiency of LV blood and KD Yin.
This formula tonifies both Yin and Yang.