Nourish Yin Formulas

Nourish Yin Formulas

Liu Wei Di Huang Wan Nickname: "Uncle Liu Wei's Shoe Soup"
Syndrome: LV / KD Yin Deficiency
Action: nourish LV and KD
Key Sx: Essence Insufficiency (weak knees, lumbar, dizziness, tinnitus, deafness, painful heel bones), deficient heat (dry throat, steaming bone, tidal fever, night sweating, spermatorrhea, toothache, thirst), T: red w/ little coat P: thin/rapid
.... Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan Remember: The famous "bird(zhi) white... yellow wand" immediately puts out yin deficient fire and steaming bone with night sweats and painful knees and back...
Action: Nourish yin and extinguish fire
Indication: yin deficiency with fire, steaming bone, tidal fever, night sweating, soreness and pain in lumbar and knees, spermatorrhea
Ingredients: Liu Wei di Huang Wan +Zhi Mu, +Huang Bai

.... Qi Ju Di Huang Wan

Remember: The "Qi Jedi's Yellow Wand" will brighten your eyes and it makes trees grow (LV) instantly if there's water (KD) nearby... if you don't have water you can use tears from wind blowing.
Action: Nourish LV and KD; brighten eyes
Indications: LV / KD yin deficiency with blurred eyes, dry eyes, tears due to wind blowing
Ingredients: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan +Gou Qi Zi, +Ju Hua

.... Du Qi Wan

aka: Qi Wei Du Qi Wan
Indication: Wheezing or retching due to KD deficiency
Action: nourish yin to absorb qi
Ingredients: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan +Wu Wei Zi
.... Mai Wei Di Huang Wan aka: Ba Xian Chang Sou Wan
Nickname: "My way or the Highway"
Indication: Wheezing or retching due to LU-KD yin deficiency
Action: nourish LU and KD
Ingredients: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan +Mai Dong , +Wu Wei Zi
.... (Ba Xian Chang Shou Wan) as above... Ba Xian Chang Shou Wan *is just another tricky name for* Mai Wei Di Huang Wan

Zuo Gui Wan

Indication: yin deficiency, dizziness, weak lumbar and knees, spermatorrhea, night sweats, dry throat and mouth (T: red w/ little coat) (P: floating)
Ingredients: Shu Di Huang, Shan Yao, Shan Zhu Yu, Gou Qi Zi, Lu Jiao Jiao, Gui Jiao, Chuan Niu Xi, Tu Si Zi
CC: For short term use only. Switch it to Liu Wei Di Huang Wan later... can cause SP deficiency, abdominal distension, loose stools
Da Bu Yin Wan Remember: Starvation at Fort "Da Bu Yin Wan"
Syndrome: Yin deficiency with fire, LV/KD yin deficiency with heat generation (steaming bones, tidal fever, night sweating, spermatorrhea, painful knees), Deficient fire flaring up (cough with blood disturbing heart: insomnia, restlessness)
Action: nourish yin and extinguish fire
Key Sx: steaming bones, tidal fever, (T: red with little coat), (P: rapid and forceful)
Yi Guan Jian Nickname - "Iguana John"
Syndrome: LV/KD Yin deficiency with LV qi stagnation
Action: nourish yin and soothe LV
Key Sx: LV qi stag (chest, hypochondriac pain, hernia pain), Liver Yu transforms into fire and invades ST (acid reflux, bitter taste), Yin deficiency with internal heat (dry mouth and throat, T: lack of moisture, P: weak or weak wiry)
Er Zhi Wan Remember: "Er.... say what?" said grandpa, who suffers from LV KD Yin deficiency with dizziness tinnitus and dry throat.
Indication: LV-KD Yin deficiency (dizziness, tinnitus, dry throat, sore knees and lumbar, large menstruation)
Action: tonify KD and LV, nourish yin, stop bleeding
Ingredients: Nu Zhen Zi, Han Lian Cao
Shi Hu Ye Guang Wan Remember: "She Wolf's eyes gone wong" due to old age and LV / KD yin deficiency
Indication: blurring eyes due to LV and KD yin deficiency
Action: nourish KD yin, clear LV, brighten eyes
Bu Fei E Jiao Tang Remember: Buffet eats jelly from a pediatric LU yin deficiency with heat.
Indication: pediatric LU yin deficiency with heat. Cough, wheezing, dry throat, little phlegm or with blood, T: red with little coat, P: thin / rapid
Action: nourish LU yin, clear heat, stop bleeding

Bai He Gu Jin Tang

Action: nourishes yin, moistens LU, transforms phlegm, stops cough, clears heat, cools blood.
Indication: LU and KD yin deficiency with deficient dry sore throat, cough and wheeze, may see blood soaked sputum, feverish feeling in palms and soles, night sweats, anxiety, irritability, thirst, fidgety, afternoon cheek flushing, light sleeps, sore back (T: red w/ scanty coat) (P: rapid - thin)
CC: in cases of diarrhea, abdominal distension and pain, poor appetite to SP deficiency

Mai Men Dong Tang

Action: Nourishes LU and ST yin, generates fluids, directs rebel qi downwards; tonifies qi, harmonize middle jiao
Indication: LU and ST Yin deficiency with rebellious qi and deficient qi (cough with sputum which is difficult to expectorate, or spitting of whitish frothy saliva, shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, dry throat, lips, cankers, bad breath, thirst, a feverish sensation in the palms and soles (T: red with scanty coat, P: thin, weak, rapid)
CC: deficient cold

Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang

Action: nourishes Yin, clears LU, benefits throat
Indication: diptheria with yin deficiency (white membrane covering throat that is difficult to scrape off and affects breathing, sore swollen throat, hoarse voice, dry nose and lips, fever, breathing similar to wheezing, dry hacking cough, T: red dry, P: thin, weak, rapid)

Tian Ma Gou Teng Yin

Action: clear heat, eliminate phlegm, soothe liver, stop wind, anchors yang
Indication: Liver Yang rising with internal wind (headache, dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, blurred vision, heat rising to head, tremors, twitching or spasms in the hands and feet, numbness of extremities, insomnia with many dreams, hypertension, hemiplegia, facial deviation (T: red, P: wiry rapid)