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The Prescription of 上下相资汤


The book Shi Shi Mi Lu



Che Qian Zi: Tonifying the liver and kidney.

Shan Zhu Yu: Tonifying the liver and kidney, securing essence and astringing sweat, stopping bleeding.

Wu Wei Zi:Astringing the lung and intestines, securing essence, replenishing qi and nourishing kidney, promoting the generation of fluid to relieve thirst, calming heart and inducing tranquilization.

Ren Shen: Invigorating primordial Qi, strengthening the spleen and stomach.

Dang Gui and Shu Di: Nourishing Yin and blood to clear away heat in the interior.

Niu Xi: Activating blood and dredging meridians, tonifying the liver and kidney, strengthening tendons and bones, promoting diuresis and relieving stranguria, conducting fire (blood) to go downward.

Mai Dong and Yu Zhu: Clearing heat and moistening dryness, nourishing the lung and stomach.

Sha Shen: Clearing lung fire and tonifying lung yin.

Xuan Shen: Clearing heat and cooling blood, purging fire, removing toxicity, nourishing yin for lowering fire.

The Effect of 上下相资汤


Tonify the liver and kidney, nourishing yin and stopping bleeding.


Profuse uterine bleeding with dry tongue.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken twice.