Baizi Yangxin Wan

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Baizi Yangxin Wan (simplified Chinese: 柏子养心丸; traditional Chinese: 柏子養心丸) is a brown to dark brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "replenish qi and blood and induce sedation".[1] It is used in cases where there is "deficiency of cold syndrome of the heart marked by cardiac palpitation, vulnerability to fright, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep and forgetfulness". A honey solution is used as the binding agent.

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Semen Platycladi 柏子仁 25
Radix Codonopsis 党参 25
Radix Astragali Preparata 炙黄芪 100
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 100
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 100
Poria 茯苓 200
Radix Polygalae(processed) 远志(制) 25
Semen Ziziphi Spinosae 酸枣仁 25
Cortex Cinnamomi 桂皮 25
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis seu Fructus Schisandrae Sphenantherae (steamed) 五味子(蒸) 25
Massa Pinelliae Fermentata 半夏曲 100
Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata 炙甘草 10
Cinnabaris 硃砂 30

See also[edit]


  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.