Achyranthes & Plantago Formula by Sun Ten also known as Niu Che Shen Qi Wan is used for people with water retention and absentmindedness
It is used for conformations which are similar to, but with more severe water retention than, the conformation of Rehmannia Eight Formula with marked edema and characteristic weakness of spleen and kidneys, swollen and distended abdomen,excessive phlegm, watery and yellowish stools, and thirst.
• Water retention
• Low back pain
• Stools-Yellowish and watery
• Abdomen distention
Chinese Functions: Warms and supplements kidneys and promotes water metabolism.
Shu Di Huang: an anti-aging herb that also relieves anemic symptoms
Shan Yao: Chinese yam boosts energy and helps with digestive and urinary conditions
Shan Zhu Yu: a fruit that regulates menstrual cycle and stops abnormal fluid leakage
Fu Ling: a sweet herb that balances the digestive system and promotes mental tranquility
Mu Dan Pi: a type of bark that clears internal heat and improves blood circulation
Ze Xie: an herb that relieves painful urination, stops diarrhea, and reduces dizziness
Niu Xi: an herb that regulates menstruation and relieves lower back pain
Che Qian Zi: a sweet seed that promotes healthy urination, which lowers blood pressure
Fu Zi: a potent herb that strongly heats the body and relieves pain
Gui Zhi: a twig that improves blood circulation and supports proper flow of blood and fluids
Ingredients: Radix Rehmanniae praeparata (shu di huang), Poria (fu ling), Fructus Corni (shan zhu yu), Rhizoma Dioscoreae (shan yao), Cortex Moutan (mu dan pi), Rhizoma Alismatis (ze xie), Radix Achyranthis bidentatae (huai niu xi), Semen Plantaginis (che qian zi), Radix Aconiti Lateralis praeparata(pao fu zi), Cortex Cinnamomi (rou gui).
Dissolve 1 to 2 grams in a cup of hot water to make a tea 2 to 3 times daily.