Shen Qi WanShen Qi Wan

English Name:Kidney Qi Pill ; Pill for Invigorating Kidney Qi.

Category: Tonifying – Yang Tonifying.

Functions: To warm and tonify the Kidney Yang.

Indications: Kidney Yang deficiency syndrome marked by lower back pain and weakness of the knees, cold sensation in the lower body, cold extremities, dysuria or polyuria and oedema.

Tongue and Pulse: The tongue is pale and swollen with teethmarks, and the pulse is weak and deep.


  • Fu Zi [Radix Aconiti] – 3g
  • Gui Zhi [Ramulus Cinnamomi] – 3g
  • Sheng Di Huang [Radix Rehmanniae] – 24g
  • Shan Zhu Yu [Fructus Corni] – 12g
  • Shan Yao [Rhizoma Dioscoreae] – 12g
  • Ze Xie [Rhizoma Alismatis] – 9g
  • Fu Ling [Poria] – 9g
  • Mu Dan Pi [Cortex Moutan Radicis] – 9g

Cautions and Contra-Indications: Shen Qi Wan is contra-indicated for patients with Yin Deficiency marked by dry mouth and throat, and read tongue with little coating.