Shenqi 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. 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: Shenqi Wan is contra-indicated for patients with Yin Deficiency marked by dry mouth and throat, and read tongue with little coating.