Ren Shen Yang Rong Wan - Ginseng Decoction to Nourish the Nutritive Qi

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Ren Shen Yang Rong Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "ren shen yang rong wan" , 人参养荣丸, which in english is "ginseng decoction to nourish the nutritive qi", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the qi and blood" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Ren Shen Yang Ying Tang, Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang, Yang Ying Tang, Ginseng Nutritive Combination, Ginseng and Rehmannia Combination.

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

  • 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 broad range of the body and psyche such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and autoimmune conditions such as Lupus, Scleroderma, MCTD.
  • Anemia.
  • May be used alone or in conjunction with a formula such as yu ping feng wan to enhance immunity - particularly in patients with frequent colds and flus.
  • Raynaud's condition in addition to the other connective tissue issues listed above.
  • Micturition syncope, nephritis, cancers of the genitourinary tract.
  • Male infertility, possibly with Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan, for sperm volume and motility issues.
  • Along with other immune benefits, hepatitis C.
  • Lung cancer.

Ren Shen Yang Rong Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Use with caution or seek an alternative in deficiency cases with very pronounced sensations of coldness.  Part of this is due to the relatively neutral (i.e. non warming) aspects of this formula.

Our shop contains ren shen yang rong wan from the following manufacturers:

($23.00) Add To Cart View Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang - Sun Ten
($9.99) Add To Cart View Ren Shen Yang Rong 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. Ren Shen Yang Rong Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBai Shao (White Peony Root)

Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to blood deficiency (pale, lusterless complexion and nails) - menstrual dysfunction, vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding - very common herb fo…

ViewBai Zhu (Atractylodes (White) Rhizome)

Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, edema. Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating - spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency. Calm…

ViewChen Pi (Tangerine Peel)

Regulates Qi, improves transportive function of the spleen, relieves diaphragm - epigastric/abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, nausea, vomiting (promotes movement of qi in general; …

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 …

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, …

ViewGui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)

Releases muscle layer and adjusts ying and wei qi levels Useful in wind-cold-damp bi syndromes to warm channels and disperse cold Resolves blood stagnation particularly from cold - dysmenorrhea Un…

ViewHuang Qi (Astragalus Root)

Tonifies spleen qi - lack of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea. Raises yang qi of spleen and stomach - prolapse of uterus, stomach, rectum, uterine bleeding. Augments the wei qi and stabilizes the exteri…

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…

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…

ViewWu Wei Zi (Schisandra Fruit/Seed)

Constrain leakage of lung qi, enriches kidney yin - chronic cough and wheezing due to kidney and lung deficiency. Tonify the kidneys, bind the essence, stop diarrhea - nocturnal emission, spermatorr…

ViewYuan Zhi (Senega Root)

Calms the spirit, quiets the heart - insomnia, palpitations, anxiety, restlessness. Expels phlegm from the lungs, clears the heart orifices - copious sputum, mental confusion, seizures. Reduces abs…

ViewZhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)

This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas.  See Gan Cao for complete information.

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 Yang Rong Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence heart blood deficiency, kidney yang deficiency, shen disturbance, spleen blood deficiency and/or spleen qi deficiency.

Ren Shen Yang Rong Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: anemia, chronic illness, common cold, fibromyalgia (cfs), flu, hepatitis (b or c), infertility, lung cancer, nephrotic syndrome, raynaud's disease and/or systemic lupus erythematosus (sle)

As noted above, ren shen yang rong 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 Shou Wu Wan (Ginseng Fo-Ti Pills)

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

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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