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qi ju di huang wan 杞菊地黃丸

by: Joe Hing Kwok Chu    按此看中文

Uses: for shenyinxu (kidney yin deficient), dizziness and blurry vision, dislike bright light, tearing in the wind.

Modern application includes: retinitis, glaucuma, geriatric cataract,
optic nerves atrophy, detachment of retina, sequela of concussion, high blood lipids, high blood pressure, low blood pressure. (bi-directional adjustment effect on blood pressure)


qi zi 90 g, ju hua 90 g , shu di huang 240 g, shan zhu yu 120 g, shan yao 120 g, mu dan pi 90 g, fu ling 90 g, ze xie 90 g.  Grind into powder and make into pills.

Take 6 grams each time with warm drinking water. Three times per day.

Prescription for decoction:

qi ju di huang tang 杞菊地黃

qi zi 15 g, ju hua 12 g (bag separately, put in last), shu di huang 18 g,   shan zhu yu 12 g,  dan pi 9 g, fu ling 12 g, ze xie 9 g, shan yao 12 g

Rinse herb with water. Add 3 bowls (about 1200 cc) of water. Simmer all herb except ju hua and simmer down to 90% of a bowl. Then add ju hua and simmer for another minute. Strain and use as tea while warm. Then add 2 1/2 bowls (about 1000 cc) of water to the herb and re-boil. Simmer down to 80% of a bowl. Strain and use as tea while warm. One package per day to be taken in two servings.

The above quantity of herb can be adjusted according to syndrome.



  1. Dry mouth and pain in the throat: add xuan shen 9 g, jie geng 9 g.

  2. Achy loin and back: add niu xi 12 g, du zhong 15 g, sang ji sheng 12 g

  3. Irritable and thirsty: add huang qi 9 g , ren shen 2 g.

  4. Frequent urination: take out ze xie, add yi zhi ren 12 g  fu pen zi 10 g.

  5. Cough and rapid breathingadd wu wei zi 9 gmai dong 10 g。

There were news report that liu wei di huang wan cause blood vomiting. This formula contains mu dan pi which possesses a strong anticoagulation effect. So this formula may not suitable to use with anti-coagulants like Aspirin, heparin or warfarin (Athrombin-K, Carfin, Coumadin, Panwarfin, Sofarin, Warfilone).


Note: ju hua contains evaporating oil of camphor and borneol which possess the antibiotic effect. Cooking ju hua too long may lose the evaporating oil.


This formula is derived from adding gou qi zi and ju hua to liu wei di huang wan.


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功用與主治滋補腎陰,養肝明目。主治肝腎陰虛,頭暈目眩,兩目昏花,視物不清,眼珠澀痛,怕光羞明,迎風流淚等。 現代臨床應用:視網膜炎 ,青光眼,老年性白內障,視神經乳頭炎,視神經萎縮,視網膜脫落等,腦震蕩遺症,高脂血症等 ,高血壓,低血壓。(對血壓有雙向調節作用。)

【組 成】
  熟地黃 240克,丹皮 90克,菊 花 90克,茯苓 90克, 山 茱 萸120
枸杞子 90克,山藥 120克, 澤瀉 90克。


湯 劑


處方﹕枸杞子 15克,菊 花 12克 (另包後下), 熟地黃 18克 山茱萸 12克丹皮 9 克 茯苓 12 克 澤瀉 9克山藥15克。




1。 口乾咽痛:加 玄參 9 桔 梗  9

2。 腰痠背痛:加  牛 膝 12 克, 杜仲 15 克, 桑寄生12

3。 虛煩口渴:加 黃耆 9 人參 2 克

4。 小便频数去掉澤瀉益智仁 12   覆盆子 10

5。 咳嗽  氣促加入 五味子9 麥冬10 克。




:菊花不可久煎以避免損失有效的揮發油,如冰 片,樟腦等菊花的揮發油是抑制病菌的主要成份。最好於煎好之後才加菊花。再煎一分鐘。


註:杞菊地黃丸六味地 黄丸枸杞子菊 花而成。有新聞報導說用六味地黄丸引起吐血。本方中的丹皮 有抑制凝血作用不應與抑制凝血西 药 Aspirin (乙醯水楊酸)  warfarin (Athrombin-K, Carfin, Coumadin, Panwarfin, Sofarin, Warfilone) (華富林),heparin (肝素)等同用。


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