Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan - Solitary Hermit Teapills

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Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "du huo ji sheng wan" , 独活寄生丸, which in english is "solitary hermit teapills", is categorized within the "expel dampness" functional grouping and within the "dispel wind-dampness" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Angelica and Taxillus Pills.

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

  • For chronic pain due to obstruction (bi zheng) with liver and kidney deficiency.
  • For lower back pain often with weakness and/or pain in the knees.
  • For arthritis, especially the type affected by cold/damp weather.

Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Use with caution during pregnancy.
  • Do not use with patients that present with damp heat or excess heat.

Our shop contains du huo ji sheng wan from the following manufacturer:

  • Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan - HBW
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    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. Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Bai Shao (White Peony Root) - Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to…
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  • Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root) - Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis…
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  • Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) - Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen comple…
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  • Dang Shen (Codonopsis Root) - Tonifies the middle warmer, augments the qi - lack of appet…
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  • Du Huo (Angelica Root) - Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower bac…
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  • Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark) - Tonify liver and kidneys, strengthen sinews and bones - wea…
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  • Fang Feng (Ledebouriella root, siler) - Releases exterior, expel wind-cold (headache, chills, body …
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  • Fu Ling (Poria, China Root) - Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - ur…
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  • Gan Cao (Licorice Root) - Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/s…
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  • Qin Jiao (Gentiana Macrophylla Root) - Dispels wind-damp bi and cramping, especially in the extrem…
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  • Rou Gui (Dried Cinammon Bark) - Warms the kidneys and fortifies yang - aversion to cold, c…
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  • Sang Ji Sheng (Mulberry Mistletoe Stem) - Tonify liver and kidney yin, strengthen sinews and bones, e…
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  • Shu Di Huang (Rehmannia, Chinese Foxglove Root) - This is the root of Sheng Di Huang (steamed and dried, or …
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    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. Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney qi deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, liver blood deficiency and/or lung wind invasion - wind cold.

    Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: arthritis (bi syndromes), back pain, fatigue, rheumatoid arthritis (ra) and/or sciatica

    As noted above, du huo ji sheng wan is within the expel dampness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "dispel wind-dampness", which contains the following formulas:

  • Juan Bi Wan (Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction) - Wind-cold-damp bi syndromes in qi deficient patients - join…
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  • Xiao Huo Luo Wan (Minor Invigorate Channels Pills) - Coming Soon...
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  • Xi Guan Jie Bi Tong Wan (Knee Joint Pain Relief) - Arthritis from damp heat in Chinese Medicine terms. Knee i…
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  • Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan (Invigorate Bone and Joint Pills) - Damp and Cold bi-syndromes - arthritis (osteo primarily), j…
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  • Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan (Sciatica Pills) - Wind-cold-damp bi syndromes with particular issues in the l…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "expel dampness" are listed below.

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