Da Bu Yin Wan - Great Tonify the Yin Pill

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Da Bu Yin Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "da bu yin wan" , 大補陰丸, which in english is "great tonify the yin pill", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the yin" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Steaming bone syndrome - sensation of intense heat, malar flushing, spontaneous sweating.
  • Palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, hot flashes, from kidney/heart yin deficiency.
  • Tinnitus, possible vertigo, irritability, restlessness from liver fire rising.

Da Bu Yin Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

Do not use if patient presents with flu or cold symptoms.

Our shop contains da bu yin wan from the following manufacturer:

($9.99) Add To Cart View Da Bu Yin Wan - HBW

For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Da Bu Yin Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewChao Huang Bai (Dry Fried Amur Cork Tree Bark)

The is the dry fried version of Huang Bai.  For general indications see the Huang Bai page.  Dry frying helps to moderate the bitter and cold properties of this herb.

ViewJiu Chao Zhi Mu (Wine Fried Anemarrhena Rhizome)

This is the wine fried version of zhi mu.  For general usage information see the Zhi Mu page.  Frying helps to moderate the bitter and cold aspects.

ViewShu Di Huang (Rehmannia, Chinese Foxglove Root)

This is the root of Sheng Di Huang (steamed and dried, or soaked in red wine and dried). Tonify blood for blood deficiency with dizziness, pallid complexion, palpitations, insomnia, irregular menses…

ViewSu Jiu Gui Ban (Deep Fried Fresh Water Turtle Shell)

This is the deep fried version of Gui Ban.  For more information see the Gui Ban page.  Deep frying helps to moderate the cold action of the herb.

A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Da Bu Yin Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney yin deficiency, liver fire and/or liver yin deficiency.

Da Bu Yin Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: anxiety, diabetes type ii, hyperthyroidism and/or night sweats (sleep hyperhidrosis)

Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding da bu yin wan.

For chronic or severe yin deficiency resuling in deficient fire.

As noted above, da bu yin wan is within the tonify functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "tonify the yin", which contains the following formulas:

ViewEr Long Zuo Ci Wan (Deafness Left Supporting Pills)

Ringing in the ears/tinnitus. Unblocks the ears - useful for diminished hearing or temporary hearing loss. Red/dry eyes with blurry vision.

ViewGeng Nian An Wan (Peaceful Menopause)

Menopause symtpoms including hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, restlessness and anxiety as a result of yin deficiency.   Can be used for other yin deficient symtpoms such as tinnitus, dry skin…

ViewJiang Tang Wan (Lower Blood Sugar Pill)

Nourish the yin and tonify qi with particular emphasis on diabetes (primarily type II, but in some cases type I would benefit as well) when the underlying tcm diagnosis fits.  Symptoms may include st…

ViewLiu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Pill with Rehmannia)

Dizziness, tinnitus, possibly vertigo as a result of kidney and liver yin deficiency. Insomnia especially with night sweats, hot flashes, irritability. Spontaneous/nocturnal emissions.  Menopaus…

ViewMing Mu Di Huang Wan (Rehmannia Pills to Brighten the Eyes)

Blurry vision, floaters, possibly with dryness of the eyes as a result of the liver yin failing to nourish the eyes and kidney yin failing to brighten the vision.

ViewQi Ju Di Huang Wan (Lycii Chrysanthemum Teapills)

Yin deficiency symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, night sweats, hot flashes, heat in the soles and dryness. Blurry vision, possibly with dry eyes.

ViewSheng Mai San Wan (Generate the Pulse Pills)

Respiratory issues from lung qi and yin deficiencies - chronic cough, wheezing. May be used for damage from longer term illnesses and/or the overuse of wind clearing formulas for colds/flus - nights…

ViewXiang Yin Wan (Golden Voice Pills)

Benefits the yin and qi of the lungs, clears heat and wind - acute and/or chronic throat and/or voice issues from overuse, illness, smoking, etc.  Symptoms may include difficulty speaking, hoarseness…

ViewYi Guan Jian Wan (Linking Decoction)

GI issues from yin deficiency (liver and kidney) with liver qi stagnation leading to stomach yin issues - gastritis, ulcers, reflux, bloating. The underlying factors lead to dryness of the blood, th…

ViewZhi Bai Di Huang Wan (Eight Flavor Rehmannia Teapills)

Steaming bone syndrome - dry and intensive persuasive sensation of heat possibly with flushing and tidal fever. Dizziness, vertigo, tinnitis, anxiety and restlessness resulting from yin deficiency. …

ViewZuo Gui Wan (Right Returning Pills)

Infertility, low libedo, impotence due to kidney yin deficiency. Low sperm count, abnormal sperm morphology resulting from jing deficiency. Irregular menstruation, vaginal dryness.

All formulas in the primary category of "tonify" are listed below.

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