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zhi bai di huang wan

by: Joe Hing kwok Chu                按此看中文

Formula: zhi bai di huang wan

This formula is being made into pill (wan) form, but it can be also make into decoction with raw herbs.


yinxu (yin deficient)  and heat is high﹐TB with hot flushes, dry mouth and throat, spermatorrhea, chronic nerve inflammation, chronic kidney inflammation, achy loin and feet, instant sweating and night sweating, heaviness in the head and dizziness, ringing in the ears, difficulty in hearing, dry tongue and pain in the throat, insomnia, night urination, and diabetes with yinxu (yin deficient) condition.

Prescription for decoction:

zhi mu 12 g,  huang bai 10 g,   shu di huang 18 g,  

shan zhu yu 12 g,  dan pi 9 g, fu ling 12 g, ze xie 9 g,

shan yao 12 g,  

Rinse herb with water. Add 3 bowls (about 1200 cc) of water and simmer down to 90% of a bowl. Strain and use as tea while warm. Then add 2 1/2 bowls (about 1000 cc) of water to the herb and re-boil. Simmer down to 80% of a bowl. Strain and use as tea while warm. One package per day to be taken in two servings.



  1. Dry mouth and pain in the throat: add xuan shen 9 g, jie geng 9 g.

  2. Achy loin and back: add niu xi 12 g, du zhong 15 g, sang ji sheng 12 g

  3. Irritable and thirsty: add huang qi 9 g , ren shen 2 g.

  4. Frequent urination: take out ze xie, add yi zhi ren 12 g  fu pen zi 10 g.

  5. Cough and rapid breathingadd wu wei zi 9 gmai dong 10 g。



主治﹕陰虛 ,肺結核潮熱,咽乾喉痛,遺精 ,慢性神經炎、慢性腎炎、腰痛足痠、自汗盜汗、頭量目眩、耳鳴、重聽、舌燥喉痛、不眠症、夜尿症及糖尿病。

處方﹕知母 12 克﹐ 黃柏10克﹐ 熟地黃 18克﹐ 山 茱 萸 12克﹐

丹皮 9 克﹐ 茯苓 12 克﹐ 澤瀉 9克﹐山藥15克。





  1.  口乾咽痛:加 玄 參 9 桔 梗  9

  2.  腰痠背痛:加  牛膝 12 克, 杜 仲 15 , 桑寄生12

  3.  虛煩口渴:加 黃 耆 9 人 參 2 克

  4.  小便频数去掉澤瀉益 智 仁 12   覆 盆 子 10

  5.  咳嗽气促加入 五味子9 麥 冬10 克。


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