JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN (Jin Kui Shen Qi Wan)
JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN (PIAN*)
aka JIN KUI SHEN QI WAN
* Compared to Plum flower brand, Activeherb is less expensive and made with concentrated herbs, thus requiring a smaller dose.
This is ActivHerb's modification of the age-old formula known as JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN, BA WEI DI HUANG WAN, Golden Book Teapills, Rehmannia eight, 金匮肾气片. Here the original formula is supplemented by the addition of NIU XI, HE SHOU WU, GOU QI ZI, WU WEI ZI.
For the classical version of this formula made in USA, see Shen Clinic's Golden Book Pills.
TCM Uses for JIN GUI SHEN QI PIAN **
Tonifies Kidney YIN and YANG
Fortifies Lower Back (the domain of the Kidney)
Reproductive System Supplement
Wasting and Thirsting Syndrome
Ingredients in JING KUI SHEN QI PIAN
|Radix Rehmanniae Preparata
Fructus Corni officinalis
Rhizoma Dioscoreae Oppositae
Cortex Moutan Radicis
Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
Rhizoma Alismatis Orientalis
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae
Radix Polygoni Multiflori
Fructus Lycii Chinensis
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis
|(Shu Di Huang)
(Shan Zhu Yu)
(Mu Dan Pi)
(Zhi Fu Zi)
(He Shou Wu)
(Gou Qi Zi)
(Wu Wei Zi)
JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN (PIAN) Dosage
Because it usually addresses concerns that take many years to develop, it may take a month or more before symptoms improve. An initial course of treatment is suggested as 4 - 6 bottles taken at the full dose.
When to Not Use JIN GUI SHEN QI WAN PIAN
* WAN VS. PIAN
Compared to teapills known as WAN, ActiveHerb's PIAN are Extra-Strength tablets made from concentrated herbs, and require a smaller dosage. This makes the Activeherb version a decidedly good value.
What’s the Difference Between, PIAN, WAN, TANG, SAN, SHUI and GAO?
- PIAN = Tablet (modern looking pill)
- WAN = Pill (old-style or handmade pill, or black teapill)
- TANG = Water Decoction (boiled whole herbs)
- SAN = Powder (milled or granulated)
- SHUI = Tincture (extract with alcohol or other solvent)
- GAO = Paste (topical unguent or plaster