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右归丸

Name

Bolus for Reinforcing the Kidney-Yang

  1. Yougui Wan
  2. 右歸丸
  3. You Gui Wan

The Prescription of 右归丸

Source

The book Jing Yue Quan Shu

Ingredients

  • Shu Di (Radix Rehmanniae Preparata) 240 g,
  • Shan Yao (stir-fried Rhizoma Dioscoreae) 120 g,
  • Shan Zhu Yu (slightly stir-fried Fructus Corni) 90 g,
  • Gou Qi (slightly stir-fried Fructus Lycii) 120 g,
  • Lu Jiao Jiao (stir-fried Colla Cornus Cervi) 120 g,
  • Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae Preparata) 120 g,
  • Du Zhong (stir-fried Cortex Eucommiae) 120 g,
  • Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 90 g,
  • Rou Gui (Cortex Cinnamomi) 60-120 g,
  • Fu Zi (Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata) 60-180 g.

Explanation

Rou Gui, Fu Zi and Lu Jiao Jiao: Warming up and tonifying the kidney-Yang, supplementing the vital essence, enriching the marrow.

Shu Di, Shan Zhu Yu, Shan Yao, Tu Si Zi, Gou Qi and Du Zhong: Nourishing Yin, benefiting the kidney, tonifying the liver and invigorating the spleen.

Dang Gui: Enriching blood to tonifying the liver.

The Effect of 右归丸

Effect

Warming up the kidney-Yang, supplementing essence, enriching blood.

Indications

Syndrome due to insufficiency of the kidney-Yang and decline of fire from Ming Men, marked by lassitude resulting from prolonged disease, aversion to cold and cold limbs, or impotence and emission, or sterility caused by impotence, or loose stools and even diarrhea with undigested food, or enuresis, or soreness and weakness of the loins and knees, and edema of the lower limbs; including such diseases with the above symptoms as coronary heart disease, toxemia of pregnancy, chronic nephritis, primary hypertension, prostatitis.