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You Gui Yin

The Prescription of You Gui Yin


The book Jing Yue Quan Shu



Shu Di: The principal drug, nourish the kidney and supplement essence.

Shan Zhu Yu, Gou Qi Zi: Tonify the liver and kidney.

Shan Yao: Tonify the spleen and the kidney.

Zhi Gan Cao: Invigorate the spleen and stomach, temper the actions of all the other ingredients.

Du Zhong: Tonify liver and kidney.

Rou Gui: Reinforce fire and strengthen yang, dispel cold and stop pain, warm meridians and collaterals.

Fu Zi: Restore yang from collapse, reinforce fire and strengthen yang, dispel cold to alleviate pain.

The Effect of You Gui Yin


Warm and tonify kidney-yang.


Kidney-yang deficiency, fatigue, cough with asthma, diarrhea, weak pulse, extreme chilliness, lumbago and gonyalgia, delivery woman with fever caused by deficiency-fire.


Decoct in water for oral dose to be taken on empty stomach.