You Gui Wan - Restore the Right Kidney Pill

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You Gui Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "you gui wan" , 右归丸, which in english is "restore the right kidney pill", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "warm and tonify the yang" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Restore the Right Pills.

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

  • Cold extremities, fatigue, weak/aching low back, knees, waist, aversion to cold, loose stools - due to kindney yang deficiency.
  • Impotence, infertility, low libedo, low sperm count, abnormal sperm morphology.
  • Incontinence or other urinary issues (frequent, difficult to restrain), enlarged prostate.

You Gui Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Use with caution with patients that present with damp signs.

Our shop contains you gui wan from the following manufacturers:

($9.99) Add To Cart View You Gui Wan - HBW
($26.00) Add To Cart View You Gui Wan - Sun Ten

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. You Gui Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

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 …

ViewDu Zhong (Eucommia Bark)

Tonify liver and kidneys, strengthen sinews and bones - weak, painful knees and lower back, fatigue, frequent urination. Promotes smooth flow of qi and blood circulation. Calms the fetus - for cold…

ViewFu Zi (Prepared Aconite Root)

Restores devastated yang - extreme cold limbs with abundant cold symptoms. Assists heart yang to unblock vessels and improve circulation, tonifies kidney yang to augment fire and avoid loss of the b…

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 …

ViewLu Jiao Jiao (Deer Antler Glue)

Tonifies kidney yang - low energy, fertility issues. Tonifies kidney essence - impotence, fertility, low sperm count Stops bleeding - blood in the stools, excessive menstruation,…

ViewRou Gui (Dried Cinammon Bark)

Warms the kidneys and fortifies yang - aversion to cold, cold limbs, weak back, impotence, frequent urination; also for waning of spleen and kidney yang with abdominal pain and cold, reduced appetit…

ViewShan Zhu Yu (Asiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit)

Stabilize the kidneys, retain the essence - leaking of fluids due to weak essence, excessive urination, incontinence, spermatorrhea, excessive sweating, for devastated yang and collapsed qi, as in sh…

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…

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. You Gui Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney yang deficiency.

You Gui Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: erectile dysfunction (ed), fatigue, impotence (erectile dysfunction) and/or infertility

As noted above, you gui wan is within the tonify functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "warm and tonify the yang", which contains the following formulas:

ViewEr Xian Wan (Two Immortal Decoction)

Kidney Yin and Kidney Yang deficiencies with Empty Heat - hormonal issues such as menopause (possibly w/hypertension), amenorrhea, hot flashes along with associated symptoms of fatigue, depression, i…

ViewJin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Kidney Qi Pill from the Golden Cabinet)

Lethargy, low libedo, frequent urination with possible incontinence resulting from kidney yang deficiency. Sensation of cold, especially in the lower half.

ViewZhuang Yang Wan (Strengthen Kidney Yang And Preserve Power Pill)

Tonifies the kidney yang and astringe the jing (essence), primarily for sexual dysfunction in older males - symptoms may include impotence, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, and other sign…

ViewZhuang Yao Jian Shen Wan (Strengthen The Back And Benefit The Kidney Pills)

Weakness in the lower parts of the body from kidney yang and kidney qi deficiency - low back pain, weak back, hips, knees, leg, weak tendons.

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

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