Chinese: Mai Wei Di Huang Wan (Ba Xian Chang Shou Wan)

English: Eight-Immortal Pill for Longevity

Source: Yi zong jin jian (Golden Mirror of the Medical Tradition)

Pulse: Rapid, fine

Tongue: Red body, scanty fur

Abdomen: shofukufujin

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Dry cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing of blood
  • Tidal fever
  • Night sweats
  • Low back pain
  • Numbness in legs
  • Leg weakness
  • Nocturnal emission
  • Hot palms/soles
  • Tinnitus
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Dark urine
  • Difficult concentrating
  • Sexual dysfunction

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.