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肾气丸

Name

Bolus for Invigorating the Kidney-Yang

  1. Shenqi Wan
  2. 金匱腎氣丸
  3. 腎氣丸
  4. 金匮肾气丸

The Prescription of 肾气丸

Source

The book Jin Gui Yao Lue

Ingredients

Explanation

Gan Di Huang: Nourishing and tonifying the kidney-Yin

Shan Zhu Yu and Shan Yao: Being able not only to nourish the liver and spleen but also to supplement the kidney- Yin.

Gui Zhi and Fu Zi: Warming up the kidney-Yang.

Ze Xie and Fu Ling: Promoting water matebolism and inducing diuresis.

Dan Pi: Dispersing and purging the liver-fire.

The Effect of 肾气丸

Effect

Warming up and tonifying the kidney-Yang

Indications

Syndrome due to insufficiency of the kidney-Yang, marked by lumbago, flaccidity of the feet, cold sensation in the lower part of the body, tension in the lower abdomen, dysuria or polyuria, pale and puffy tongue with thin whitish moisture coating, and deep thready cubit pulse, or syndromes of beriberi, phlegm retention, diabetes, and dysuria with lower abdominal colic; including such diseases with the above symptoms as coronary heart disease, toxemia of pregnancy, chronic nephritis, prostatitis, lupus sebaceus, addisonian syndrome, mucous edema, chronic bronchitis, etc.