Ren Shen Bai Du Wan - Ginseng Detoxification Pills

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Ren Shen Bai Du Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "ren shen bai du wan" which in english is "ginseng detoxification pills", is categorized within the "release the exterior" functional grouping.

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

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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. Ren Shen Bai Du Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewChai Hu (Thorowax Root, Bupleurum)

Clears shao yang disorders and reduces fever - alternating chills and fever, bitter taste in the mouth, irritability, vomiting, stifling sensation in the chest. Relieves liver qi stagnation (often u…

ViewChuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root)

Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis). Expels wind and alleviates pain - …

ViewDu Huo (Angelica Root)

Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower back and legs (acute/chronic). Shao yin stage headache and toothache.

ViewFu Ling (Poria, China Root)

Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat. Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, …

ViewGan Cao (Licorice Root)

Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong). Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang)…

ViewJie Geng (Balloon Flower Rhizome)

Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (wind-heat/cold), benefits the throat (sore, loss of voice). Promotes discharge of pus. Guides other herbs to the upper body.

ViewQiang Huo (Notopterygium Root)

Release exterior, disperse cold - useful with wind-cold and damp associated body/joint pain Guiding herb for the GV and Tai Yang Channels

ViewQian Hu (Hogfennel Root)

Re-directs rebellious lung qi downward, expels phlegm - coughing, wheezing with thick sputum due to heat in the lungs. Releases wind-heat from the exterior w/cough and copious phlegm.

ViewRen Shen (Ginseng Root)

Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating, weak pulse (often used alone for this condition after severe blood loss). Tonify lung qi - wheezi…

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. Ren Shen Bai Du Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung dampness - phlegm cold and/or lung wind invasion - wind cold.

Ren Shen Bai Du Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: common cold, fever and/or flu

As noted above, ren shen bai du wan is within the release the exterior functional group.

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

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