Liu Wei Di Huang Wan - Nourish Yin
Liu Wei Di huang Wan - "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)

Remember: Uncle Liu Wei had essence insufficiency and KD/LV Yin deficiency, but his shoe soup sure was good. Legend tells it was a witch's recipe made from zebra and the cows that saw dan pee. One time I foolishly spilled a few drops onto my sham wow and it ate hole right through it!

King: Shu Di Huang
M: Shan Zhu Yu, Shan Yao
A1: Ze Xie, Mu Dan Pi, Fu Ling
Cautions / Contraindications:
cc: for diarrhea due to SP Qi deficiency; phlegm-damp retention with greasy white tongue coat
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