Shou Wu Wan - Polygonum Multiflorum Pills

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Shou Wu Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "shou wu wan" which in english is "polygonum multiflorum 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:

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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. 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…

ViewHei Zhi Ma (Black Sesame Seeds)

Tonify the yin of the liver and kidney systems.  Useful for vision disturbances (blurry vision), tinnitus, dizziness, vertigo, premature graying of the hair. Nourish liver blood and cl…

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…

ViewJin Ying Zi (Cherokee Rosehip)

Stabilize the kidneys, retain essence - spermatorrhea, incontinence, leukorrhea, rectal prolapse, excessive uterine bleeding. Binds the intestines - stops diarrhea and dysentery.

ViewJin Yin Hua (Honeysuckle Flower, Lonicera)

Clear heat, relieve toxic fire - hot, painful swellings in the throat, breast, eyes; intestinal abscesses. Expel wind-heat - fever, aversion to wind, sore throat, headache; also for summer-heat. Cl…

ViewNu Zhen Zi (Privet Fruit)

Liver and/or kidney yin deficiency - dizziness, floaters, weak knees and back, tinnitus, premature graying of hair. Clears deficient heat. Improves vision in patients with liver and/or kidney defic…

ViewSang Shen (Mulberry Fruit-Spike)

Tonifies blood and enriches yin - dizziness, tinnitus, insomnia, premature graying of the hair. Constipation due to blood deficiency in the elderly, xiao ke due to yin deficiency.

ViewSang Ye (White Mulberry Leaf)

Expels wind, clears lung heat - wind-heat with fever, headache, sore throat; also for lung dryness causing dry mouth, dry cough, lung heat with thick and yellow sputum. Cools liver and clears the ey…

ViewTu Si Zi (Chinese Dodder Seeds)

Tonify kidneys, strengthens yin, secures essence, reserves urine - impotence, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, tinnitus, frequent urination, sore painful back, vaginal discharge. Tonify ki…

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

Shou Wu Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: cholesterol and/or hair loss (pattern baldness)

As noted above, 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 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.

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

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