Chinese: zhi bai di huang wan

English: Anemarrhena, Phellodendron, and Rehmannia Pill

Source: Zheng yin mai zhi (Pattern, Cause, Pulse, and Treatment)

Pulse: Rapid, large, fine

Tongue: Red body, scanty fur

Abdomen: shofukufujin

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

  • Night sweats
  • Dry mouth
  • Hot palms/soles
  • Hot flashes
  • Thirst
  • Low back pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Irritability
  • Numbness in legs
  • Leg weakness
  • Nocturnal emission
  • Dizziness
  • 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.