Eight Flavor Rehmannia by Plum Flower is a longstanding Chinese herbal formula used to relieve heat symptoms associated with a depletion of yin and yin deficiency.
• Increased feeling of fear and vivid or nightmarish dreaming
• Slow healing wounds
• Dry/red/flaky/itchy skin
• Hip/knee/ankle pain due to heat and dryness
• Hot flashes or flushes
• Internal or External Dryness [Mouth, Skin, Eyes or Vaginal Area]
• Weak bladder
• Night sweats
• Low grade fevers
• Chronic sore throat
• Heat in the palms/feet/chest
• Frequent urination [multiple times at night]
Other Name: Zhi Bai Ba Wei Wan, Eight Flavor Formula, Eight Flavor Teapills, Eight Flavored Rehmannia Pills with Anemarrhena and Phellodendron
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Shu di huang, Shan zhu yu, Shan yao, Ze xie, Mu dan pi, Fu ling, Huang bai, Zhi mu
Ingredients: Rehmannia glutinosa root-prep, Cornus officinalis fruit, Dioscorea opposita rhizome, Alisma orientalis rhizome, Paeonia suffruticosa root-bark, Poria cocos fungus, Phellodendron chinense bark, Anemarrhena asphodeloides rhizome. Other Ingredients: Talcum, China wax.
TCM Functions: Nourishes Kidney Yin, Subdues Deficiency Fire, Clears Damp-Heat from the Lower Jiao
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used long-term for several weeks to several months. May be used over the course of several years. Monitor for signs of Spleen Qi deficiency. In the presence of mild food stagnation with a tendency to dampness or phelgm, may be administered with Bao He San/Wan or Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi San/Wan.
Contraindications : Contraindicated for cases without upflaring fire due to yin deficiency.