Zuo Gui Wan Right Returning Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name:  Right Returning Pills
  • Pinyin Name:  Zuo Gui Wan
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Zuo Gui Wan Ingredients

Below you will find the (7) Chinese Medicinal Herbs that are commonly used to create Zuo Gui Wan (in alphabetical order). You may click on the name of the herb for more details.

TCM HerbEnglish NameClinical FunctionsFunctional Group
Fu LingPoria, China Root
  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.
Herbs That Drain Dampness
  • Avoid Vinegar While Using This Herb.
Gou Qi ZiChinese Wolfberry Fruit
  • Nourish and tonify liver and kidney - yin and/or blood deficiency w/sore back and legs, low grade abdominal pain, impotence, nocturnal emission, xiao ke; neutral nature - commonly used for liver and kidney deficiency.
  • Benefits the essence and brightens the eyes - essence and blood are unable to nourish eyes, dizziness, blurred vision, diminished acuity.
  • Enrich yin and moisten the lungs - consumptive cough.
Herbs That Tonify Blood
Shan YaoChinese Yam
  • Tonify the spleen and stomach qi - diarrhea, fatigue, spontaneous sweating, lack of appetite.
  • Tonify the lung qi and yin - chronic cough/wheezing.
  • Strengthen the kidney yin and yang - not hot nor cold, benefits both yin and yang, xiao ke, also binds the jing - spermatorrhea, vaginal discharge, frequent urination.
Herbs That Tonify Qi
Shan Zhu YuAsiatic Cornelian Cherry Fruit
  • Stabilize the kidneys, retain the essence - leaking of fluids due to weak essence, excessive urination, incontinence, spermatorrhea, excessive sweating, for devastated yang and collapsed qi, as in shock.
  • Tonify the liver and kidney - lightheadedness, dizziness, impotence, sore back and knees, tonifies the jing and assists the yang.
  • Stabilize menses - excessive uterine bleeding, prolonged menses, weak effect.
Herbs That Stabilize and Bind
Shu Di HuangRehmannia, Chinese Foxglove Root
  • This is the root of Sheng Di Huang (steamed and dried, or soaked in red wine and dried).
  • Tonify blood for blood deficiency with dizziness, pallid complexion, palpitations, insomnia, irregular menses, uterine bleeding, post partum bleeding.
  • Nourish yin - kidney yin deficiency with nightsweats, xiao ke, steaming bone disorder, nocturnal emissions.
Herbs That Tonify Blood
Tu Si ZiChinese Dodder Seeds
  • Tonify kidneys, strengthens yin, secures essence, reserves urine - impotence, nocturnal emission, premature ejaculation, tinnitus, frequent urination, sore painful back, vaginal discharge.
  • Tonify kidney and liver, improves vision - liver and kidney yin and yang deficiency patterns with dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, floaters, etc.
  • Strengthen the spleen and kidneys - resolve diarrhea.
  • Calms the fetus - important herb for habitual and/or threatened miscarriage.
Herbs That Tonify Yang
Lu Jiao JiaoDeer Antler Glue
  • Tonifies kidney yang - low energy, fertility issues.
  • Tonifies kidney essence - impotence, fertility, low sperm count
  • Stops bleeding - blood in the stools, excessive menstruation, blood in the urine
Herbs That Tonify Yang

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