Ren Shen Shou Wu Wan - Ginseng Fo-Ti Pills

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Ren Shen Shou Wu Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "ren shen shou wu wan" , 人参首乌丸, which in english is "ginseng fo-ti pills", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the qi and blood" sub-category.

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

  • Hair loss, dry hair, greying hair as a result of dimished jing/essence.
  • Low sperm count, low libedo, and infertility.

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 Shou Wu Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBu Gu Zhi (Psoralea Fruit)

Tonify Kidney, strengthen yang - impotence, premature ejaculation, cold and painful lower back. Stabilizes jing and reserves urine - enuresis, incontinence of urine, frequent urination, spermatorrhe…

ViewDang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)

Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea. Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold …

ViewDang Shen (Codonopsis Root)

Tonifies the middle warmer, augments the qi - lack of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, any spleen qi deficiency issues, prolapse of uterus, stomach, rectum. Tonifies the lungs - lung deficienc…

ViewGou Qi Zi (Chinese Wolfberry Fruit)

Nourish and tonify liver and kidney - yin and/or blood deficiency w/sore back and legs, low grade abdominal pain, impotence, nocturnal emission, xiao ke; neutral nature - commonly used for liver and …

ViewHe Shou Wu (Polygonum, Fleeceflower Root)

Tonifies liver and kidney, nourishes blood, augments essence - yin and/or blood deficiency w/dizziness, blurred vision, prematurely grey hair, weakness in the lower back and knees, sore limbs, insomn…

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 Shou Wu Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney qi deficiency, liver blood deficiency and/or liver qi stagnation.

Ren Shen Shou Wu Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: erectile dysfunction (ed), hair loss (pattern baldness) and/or memory problems

Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding ren shen shou wu wan.

This formula is for hair loss due to jing or blood deficiency - it is not for genetic related hair loss.

As noted above, ren shen shou wu wan is within the tonify functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "tonify the qi and blood", which contains the following formulas:

ViewBa Zhen Wan (Eight Treasure Combination)

For recovery of qi and blood after acute trauma or accident For frequent heavy menstrual cycles Pale complexion, fatigue, dizziness from qi deficiency Vertigo, palpitations, anxiety from blood def…

ViewDang Gui Wan (Tangkuei Powder)

For recovery of qi and blood after acute trauma or accident, similar in usage to ba zhen wan. A range of menstrual issues when they arise from qi and blood deficiency - amenorrhea, menorrhagia, irre…

ViewGui Pi Wan (Restore the Spleen Formula)

The formula is used to tonify both the spleen and heart which can be damaged from excessive overthinking, compulsions, etc. along with poor dietary habits and stressful lifestyle.   Anxiety, phobias…

ViewQi Xue Da Bu Wan (Nourish Qi & Blood Pills)

Fatigue, lethargy, sensation of feeling heavy or cold. Low appetite, bloating, borborygmus, loose bowels. Impotence, infertility, low libedo. Insomnia, night sweats, vivid dreams, nightmares.

ViewRen Shen Yang Rong Wan (Ginseng Decoction to Nourish the Nutritive Qi)

Tonifies both qi and blood and nourishes the heart and calms the spirit - generally used for weakness from longer term or deep diseases such as cancer and for a host of other conditions affecting a b…

ViewShi Quan Da Bu Wan (Ten Tonics Nourishment Pills)

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ViewShou Wu Wan (Polygonum Multiflorum Pills)

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

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