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Tu Si Zi Wan (Cuscuta Seed Pill) 菟絲子丸


Formula Type Formulas that Tonify
Diagnosis Kidney Qi deficiency with an inability to grasp the essence
Action Warms and tonifies the lower base (Kidneys)
Indication Exhaustion, aversion to cold, frail physique, dizziness, lower back pain, weakness of the lower extremities, frequent, scanty urination with continuous dripping. P: submerged, thin and especially frail at proximal position
Remarks Focuses on constraining leakage

Tu Si Zi (15 g)

Lu Rong (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (9 g)

Rou Cong Rong (tested) (15 g)

Shan Yao (tested) (9 g)

Fu Zi (Zhi) (9 g)

Wu Yao (tested) (9 g)

Sang Piao Xiao (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (9 g)

Yi Zhi Ren (9 g)

Ji Nei Jin (Granule) (1g Granule=1g Herbs) (6 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.