Zhuang Yang Wan - Strengthen Kidney Yang And Preserve Power Pill

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Zhuang Yang Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "zhuang yang wan" , 壮阳片, which in english is "strengthen kidney yang and preserve power 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: Huan Shao Zhuang Yang Pian, Zhuang Yang Chi Wei Wan, Youngain.

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

  • 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 signs of kidney yang deficiency including weak/sore low back and/or knees, weakness in the limbs, cold sensation, aversion to cold, and fatigue. 

Zhuang Yang Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Avoid in cases of kidney yin deficiency – dry mouth, strong thirst, night sweats, dry stools.  In those cases, Liu Wei Di Huang Wan, or Zuo Gui Wan are likely more appropriate.

Our shop contains zhuang yang wan from the following manufacturer:

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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. Zhuang Yang 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…

ViewDan Shen (Salvia Root)

Invigorate blood, break up blood stasis in lower abdomen - dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, palpable masses, lochioschesis, pain due to blood stasis, chest/epigastric pain, soreness in the ribs due to liver…

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 …

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…

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 Yao (Chinese Yam)

Tonify the spleen and stomach qi - diarrhea, fatigue, spontaneous sweating, lack of appetite. Tonify the lung qi and yin - chronic cough/wheezing. Strengthen the kidney yin and yang - not hot nor c…

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…

ViewXian Mao (Golden Eye Grass Rhizome)

Tonify kidney, strengthen yang - impotence, urinary incontinence, nocturnal emission, infertility due to cold womb (woman) or cold jing (man). Expel cold, eliminate damp - bi with generalized pai…

ViewYin Yang Huo (Arial Parts of Epimedium, Horny Goat Weed)

Tonify kidney yang - impotence, spermatorrhea, frequent urination, poor memory, painful and cold lower back and knees. Expel wind-damp, cold - spasms, cramps, joint pain, numbness in limbs. Strengt…

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. Zhuang Yang Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence kidney jing deficiency and/or kidney yang deficiency.

Zhuang Yang 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), infertility and/or spermatorrhea

As noted above, zhuang yang 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.

ViewYou Gui Wan (Restore the Right Kidney Pill)

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 mo…

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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