Zuo Gui Yin

 Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Nourish and Tonify Yin

Restore the Left Kidney Decoction

Main Action of Zuo Gui Yin
The function of this TCM Herbal formula is to nourish the kidney yin. This chinese medicine formula is best suited for conditions of true kidney yin deficiency with some degree of internal fire.

Indications and Symptoms for Zuo Gui Yin
lower back soreness, spontaneous emission (seminal emission), night sweat, dry mouth, dry throat, thirst with desire to drink Tongue - shiny, peeled Pulse - thin, rapid

Herbal Ingredients of Zuo Gui Yin

Shu Di Huang (Rehmanniae Glutinosae Conquitae, Rehmannia)

- 6 -60g. -nourish kidney yin

ShanYao (Radix Dioscoreae Oppositae, Chinese Yam, Dioscorea)

- 6g. -nourish yin, tonify spleen

Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii, Chinese Wolfberry Fruit, Lycium)

- 6g. -nourish liver blood

Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos, China Root, Poria, Hoelen)

- 6g. -tonify spleen Qi

Shan Zhu Yu (Fructus Corni Officinalis, Asiatic Comelian Cherry Fruit, Cornus)

- 3 -6g. -nourish liver blood

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Honey Fried Licorice Root)

- 3g. -tonify spleen Qi

Cooking Preparation of Zuo Gui Yin
When preparing this natural Herbal formula the dosage of Shu Di Huang can be changed for the desired strength of the formula. By today's practitioners a larger dosage of Shu Di Huang is usually used.

Additional Information on Zuo Gui Yin
This is a variation of the TCM formula Liu Wei Di Huang Wan (Six Ingredient Pill with Rehmannia), they both tonify liver and kidney but Zou Gui Yin is used more for tonifying and less for draining deficiency fire.