Names Of Sheng Mai San Wan


Sheng Mai San Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Generate the Pulse Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Sheng Mai San Wan
  • Alternate Names: Sheng Mai San, Pulse Engendering Powder, Great Pulse Teapills
  • Chinese Character: 生脈散
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How Is Sheng Mai San Wan Categorized?

Sheng Mai San Wan Functional Groupings

There Are 37 Formulas In Our Tonify Category

How Is Sheng Mai San Wan Used Clinically?

Sheng Mai San Wan Usages and Indications

  • Respiratory issues from lung qi and yin deficiencies - chronic cough, wheezing.
  • May be used for damage from longer term illnesses and/or the overuse of wind clearing formulas for colds/flus - nightsweats, spontaneous sweating.
  • With the right underlying patterns a range of respiratory and coronary issues.

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Sheng Mai San Wan Has 3Ingredients

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Codonopsis Root

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category


  • Tonifies the middle warmer, augments the qi - lack of appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, vomiting, any spleen qi deficiency issues, prolapse of uterus, stomach, rectum.
  • Tonifies the lungs - lung deficiency w/chronic cough, shortness of breath, copious sputum due to spleen qi deficiency.
  • Nourishes fluids - xiao ke, thirst due to injury to fluids.
  • Often used with herbs that release the exterior when patient has significant qi deficiency.

Mai Men Dong

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Ophiopogon Tuber

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Yin category


  • Moistens the lungs, stops cough - dry cough, coughing blood.
  • Augments stomach yin, generates fluids - dry tongue and mouth.
  • Clears heat and eliminates irritability due to yin deficiency or a warm-febrile disease in the ying level - particularly when symptoms are worse at night.
  • Moistens the intestines - constipation.

Wu Wei Zi

Schisandra Fruit/Seed

Appears in the Herbs That Stabilize and Bind category


  • Constrain leakage of lung qi, enriches kidney yin - chronic cough and wheezing due to kidney and lung deficiency.
  • Tonify the kidneys, bind the essence, stop diarrhea - nocturnal emission, spermatorrhea, leukorrhea, frequent urination, daybreak diarrhea.
  • Inhibits sweating, generates fluids - thirst with excess sweat, spontaneous sweating, nightsweats, xiao ke.
  • Quiet the spirit, calm the heart - irritability, palpitations, insomnia due to blood deficiency or kidney and heart yin injury.

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