Chinese: Dang Gui Yin Zi

English: Tangkuei and Tribulus Combination

Source: Yanshijishengfang (Yan’s Prescriptions for Rescuing Lives)

Pulse: soft, slippery, fine

Tongue: pale pink, swollen, white coat

Abdomen: oketsushinsuion

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

  • Dry skin
  • Itchiness/pruritus
  • Eczema (dry)
  • Dandruff
  • Anemia

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

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Basic and Clinical Research on Tokiinshi – Updated on June 16, 2012

Iida T, Nishiyama C, Suzuki H. The effects of Toki-Inshi and a bath preparation containing licorice extract on patients with senile pruritus. Nihon Toyo Igaku Zasshi (Japanese Journal of Oriental Medicine) 1996; 47: 35-41 (in Japanese with English abstract).

Ohkuma M. Treatment of pruritus by Chinese drugs with external application and oral antihistamine. Wakan Iyakugaku Zasshi (Journal of Traditional Medicines) 1994; 11: 302-3 (in Japanese).

Ohkuma M. Treatment of pruritus by Chinese drugs. Wakan Iyaku Gakkaishi (Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Society for WAKAN-YAKU) 1993; 10: 126-30 (in Japanese with English abstract).