Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "liu wei di huang wan" , 六味地黄丸, which in english is "six ingredient pill with rehmannia", 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:
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains liu wei di huang wan from the following manufacturers:
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. Liu Wei Di Huang Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
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. Liu Wei Di Huang Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney yin deficiency and/or liver yin deficiency.
Liu Wei Di Huang Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: diabetes type ii, dizziness (vertigo), erectile dysfunction (ed), hypertension (high blood pressure), hyperthyroidism, menopause (hot flashes), night sweats (sleep hyperhidrosis), optic nerve atrophy, sore throat and/or tinnitus
All formulas in the primary category of "tonify" are listed below.
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