HERB FORMULAS

English: Great Tonify the Yin Pill
Also Known As: Da Bu Wan
Major Yin Supplementation Pill
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang 6-30g Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys and nourishes Yin.
With Gui Ban, controls Kidney Fire.
With Gui Ban, Huang Bai and Zhi Mu, enhances formula’s ability to treat Deficiency Heat.
Deep-fried Plastrum Testudinis Su Jiu Gui Ban 6-30g Nourishes Yin, anchors Yang and benefits the Kidneys.
Deep-fried Cx. Phellodendri Chao Huang Bai 4-20g Drains Damp-Heat especially from the lower Jiao and drains Kidney Fire (False Heat).
Wine-fried Rx. Anemarrhenae Jiu Chao Zhi Mu 4-20g Clears Heat, drains Fire, nourishes Yin, moistens Dryness, nourishes the Lungs and generates Fluids.
With Chao Huang Bai, clears Heat drains Fire, treats Yin Deficiency with night sweats, dizziness and vertigo, and nourishes and protects Yin.
Pig Spinal Cord Zhu Ji Shui 25-50g Strengthens the bones and marrow and cools the Blood.
(Apis Mel) (Feng Mi)   (Moderates the bitter, drying properties of Huang Bai.)
  • Nourishes Yin
  • Descends Fire
  • Liver Yin Deficiency with Yang Rising
  • Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiency
  • Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency (with Fire Flaring)
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Liver and Kidney Deficiency
  • Steaming bone disorder
  • Afternoon fever
  • Tidal fever
  • Night sweats
  • Spontaneous seminal emissions
  • Irritability
  • Heat and pain in the knees (maybe with weakness)
  • Atrophy and weakness of the knees and legs
  • Red face
  • Restless fever
  • Hematemesis
  • Sore knees
  • Sore lower back
  • Maybe hemoptysis
  • May be constant hunger
  • Maybe constipation
  • Hot flashes
  • Nocturnal emissions
  • Restlessness
  • Fidgeting
  • Insomnia with frequent dreams
  • Productive bloody cough
  • Easily angered
  • Nightmares
  • Sore feet with flaccidity
  • Tinnitus
  • Burning sensation over Kidneys
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Cough
  • T: Red
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready, Excess and rapid in the Chi position
CONTRAINDICATIONS
  • Contraindicated for those with Excess Fire.
  • Use caution with poor appetite and loose stools.
  • Avoid foods that are acrid and spicy.
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
  • Combine with pork gelatin and honey to make pills to enhance its Yin nourishing function.
For severe night sweats: For hemoptysis:
+ Concha Ostreae Mu Li + Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
+ Sm. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai + Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
For difficult to expectorate sputum:
For severe spontaneous emissions:
+ Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu + Sm. Euryales Qian Shi
+ Flos Farfarae Kuan Dong Hua + Fr. Rosae Laevigatae Jin Ying Zi
For stronger Yin tonification and Fire sedating:
For multiple sclerosis due to Kidney Yin Deficiency with Yang Excess:
+ Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 30g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
For multiple sclerosis due to Kidney Yin Deficiency with Yang Excess with nausea and vomiting:
+12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dan Gui
+ 30g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dan Gui
+ 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
+ 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi + 12g Sm. Astragali Complanati Sha Yuan Zi
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
+ 30g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 12g Sm. Astragali Complanati Sha Yuan Zi + 12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
+15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 30g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong + 30g Magnetitum Ci Shi
+15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
For multiple sclerosis due to Kidney Yin Deficiency with Yang Excess with unstable walking:
+ 30g Magnetitum Ci Shi + 30g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ 6g Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru
+12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dan Gui
+ 6g Rz Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
For multiple sclerosis due to Kidney Yin Deficiency with Yang Excess with knee joint fatigue:
+ 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao
+ 30g Plastrum Testudinis Gui Ban
+ 12g Sm. Astragali Complanati Sha Yuan Zi
+12g Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dan Gui
+ 30g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
+ 12g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi +15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 12g Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao + 30g Magnetitum Ci Shi
+ 12g Rx. Dipsaci Xu Duan
+ 12g Sm. Astragali Complanati Sha Yuan Zi + 12g Fr. Chaenomelis Mu Gua
For late menstruation:
+ 30g Ram. Mori Sang Zhi + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ 12g Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong
For late menstruation without Heat:
+15g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi + Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao
+ Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 30g Magnetitum Ci Shi
For more Yin Deficiency:
+ 30g Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao + Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
+ 15g Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can + Rx. Asparagi Tian Men Dong
For cough with difficult to expectorate sputum:
+ 6g Scorpio Quan Xie + Rx. Stemonae Bai Bu
For hemoptysis or hematemesis:
+ Bul. Fritillariae Cirrhosae Chuan Bei Mu
+ Hb. Agrimoniae Xian He Cao
+ Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
For pulmonary tuberculosis:
+ Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For epididymitis:
+ 6g Charred Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Zi Tan
+ 30g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 20g Sm. Litchi Li Zhi He + 15g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong
For epididymitis with testicular swelling and pain:
+ 9g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 30g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 9g Fol. Eriobotryae Pi Pa Ye
+ 20g Sm. Litchi Li Zhi He + 30g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 30g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
+ 15g Sargassum Hai Zao + 30g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 5g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi
For epididymitis with pain radiating to the abdomen and low back:
For epididymitis with swelling, pain and hardness:
+ 30g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ 30g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua + 20g Sm. Litchi Li Zhi He
+ 20g Sm. Litchi Li Zhi He + 6g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi
+ 20g Fr. Toosendan Chuan Lian Zi + 6g Rz. Corydalis Yan Hu Suo
+ 15g Sargassum Hai Zao
For epididymitis with fever:
For urinary tract infection with painful urination:
+ 30g Flos Lonicerae Jin Yin Hua
+ Hb. Dianthi Qu Mai + 20g Sm. Litchi Li Zhi He
+ Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi + 30g Hb. Patriniae Bai Jiang Cao
For urinary tract infection with abdominal distention and urinary urgency:
For urinary tract infection with hematuria:
+ Rz. Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Bei Xie
+ Fr. Aurantii Zhi Ke
For urinary tract infection with a red tongue and Deficiency of Fluids:
+ Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
For hematuria:
+ Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+_ Hb. Dendrobii Shi Hu + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
For severe hematuria:
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 9g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 12g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 9g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For hematuria with scanty dark-colored urination:
+ 12g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 9g Hb. sive Rx. Cirsii Japonici Da Ji + 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For hematuria with low-grade fever:
+ 12g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin + 9g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Poria Fu Ling
+ 9g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For hematuria with insomnia:
+ 12g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao + 6g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 9g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu + 12g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 9g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For tremors:
+ 12g Hb. Cirsii Xiao Ji
+ Six Ingredient Pills with Rehmannia
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
+ 3g Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao
+ 12g Caulis Polygoni Multiflori Ye Jiao Teng
- Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + 9g Sm. Zizyphi Spinosae Suan Zao Ren
+ 9g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + 6g Licorice-processed Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
For tremors with digestive disturbance:
+ Six Ingredient Pills with Rehmannia
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
+ 9g Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li
+ 9g Concha Ostreae Mu Li - Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
For tremors with severe night sweats:
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai
+ Six Ingredient Pills with Rehmannia
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
+ 9g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu
- Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie
+ 12g Cx. Phellodendri Huang Bai + 9g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng
+ 9g Rx. Polygalae Yuan Zhi
+ 9g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu + 9g Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li
+ 9g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 9g Ram. cum Uncis Uncariae Gou Teng + 9g Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu
+ 9g Fr. Tribuli Bai Ji Li + 9g Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha
+ 9g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura:
+ 12g Sm. Tritici Levis Fu Xiao Mai + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Rx. Ephedrae Ma Huang Gen + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For severe idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura:
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with epistaxis:
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 15g Rx. Rubiae Qian Cao Gen + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 12g Rx. Lithospermi/ Arnebiae Zi Cao + 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with bleeding gums:
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 9g Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 9g Rx. Cyathulae Chuan Niu Xi
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with hemafecia:
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 30g Gypsum Fibrosum Shi Gao + 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with hematuria:
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 9g Rx. Sanguisorbae Di Yu
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi + 9g Fr. Sophorae Huai Jiao
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with hematemesis:
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 15g Nodus Nelumbino Rhizomatis Ou Jie + 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 15g Hb. sive Rx. Cirsii Japonici Da Ji + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with menorrhagia:
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 15g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 5g Rz. Bletillae Bai Ji
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with low-grade or tidal fever:
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 12g Pollen Typhae Pu Huang + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with symptoms of Heat damaging the Fluids, including dry mouth, eyes, skin and stools:
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ 9g Rx. Stellariae Yin Chai Hu
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 9g Rx. Cynanchi Atrati Bai Wei
+ 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian + 9g Rz. Picrorhizae Hu Huang Lian
+ 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
For idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura with Liver Yang Rising:
+ 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 15g Hb. Ecliptae Mo Han Lian
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye + 12g Fr. Ligustri Lucidi Nu Zhen Zi
+ 9g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong + 9g Colla Corii Asini E Jiao
+ 9g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen + 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Da Pi
+ 9g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen + 9g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi
For lupus erythematosis:
+ 9g Cacumen Platycladi Ce Bai Ye
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 9g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
+ 9g Rx. Paeoniae Alba
Bai Shao
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
For lupus erythematosis with severe Qi Deficiency:
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
For lupus erythematosis with pronounced night sweats and/or spontaneous perspiration:
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + 20g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
+ 9g Rx. Quinquifolii Xi Yang Shen
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
For lupus erythematosis with Qi Deficiency and a poor appetite:
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 9g Fossilia Ossis Mastodi Long Gu
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 9g Concha Ostreae Mu Li
For lupus erythematosis with marked tidal fever and Five-Sole-Heat:
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 20g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ 20g Poria Fu Ling
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + 9g Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu
For lupus erythematosis with Blood Stagnation featuring marked skin lesions:
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ 20g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 20g Poria Fu Ling
+ 9g Cx. Moutan Mu Dan Pi - Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 9g Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu
+ 9g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
or
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 9g Sm. Persicae Tao Ren
+ 9g Flos Carthami Hong Hua
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang + 15g Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang + 15g Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
+ 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
+ 9-15g Cx. Lycii Di Gu Pi + 20g Rz. Imperatae Bai Mao Gen
+ 9-15g Rx. Scrophulariae Xuan Shen
For lupus erythematosis with marked Kidney Yin Deficiency featuring low back pain and knee pain and weakness, dizziness and tinnitus:
+ 9-15g Rx. Trichosanthis Tian Hua Fen
+ Four Substances Decoction
Si Wu Tang
+ 9-15g Hb. Artemisiae Annuae Qing Hao
- Rx. Rehmanniae Preparata Shu Di Huang
+ 15g Nodus Nelumbo Rhizomatis Ou Jie
+ 20g Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang
    + 30g Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia
    + 9g Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
    + 9g Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi
    + 9g Fr. Rubi Fu Pen Zi
    + Hb. Cistanches Rou Cong Rong
    + 9g Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
   
    + 9g Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu