Planting Seeds™ Formulae

planting_seeds“Seeds” refers to the fertilized egg. “Planting” refers to facilitating the implantation and fixing of the egg in the endometrium. This formula is for threatened miscarriage.

Ingredients

Tu Si Zi Semen Cuscutae
Gou Qi Zi Fructus Lycii
Xu Duan Radix Dipsaci
Du Zhong Cortex Eucommiae
Ba Ji Tian Radix Morindae officinalis
Shu Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae preparata
Bai Zhu  Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae
Shan Yao Rhizoma Dioscoreae oppositae
Ren Shen Radix Ginseng
Dang Gui Radix Angelicae sinensis
Huang Qin Radix Scutellariae
Sha Ren Fructus Amomi
Da Zao Fructus Ziziphi jujubae rubrae
Sheng Ma Rhizoma Cimicifugae

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Pattern:

Kidney-Yang deficiency, Blood deficiency, Qi defi­ciency, Qi sinking.

Action:

Tonify and warm Kidney-Yang, nourish Blood, tonify and raise Qi.

Tongue: Pale.
Pulse: Deep, weak.

Classical Antecedent

Bu Shen Gu Chong Wan

Differences from Classical Antecedent

Tonify Spleen-Qi.


Explanation
This formula tonifies Kidney-Yang, nourishing Blood and tonifying and raising Qi. Thus, there are symptoms of Kidney-Yang deficiency, Blood deficiency and Qi deficiency.

This formula is based a number of herbs which, apart from having the above actions, also calm the foetus. These are:

  • Tu Si Zi
  • Xu Duan
  • Du Zhong
  • Sha Ren and
  • Huang Qin

Note this formula is not aimed at preventing a miscarriage in a pregnant woman, but at correcting the spiritual conditions that might lead to miscarriage in a woman with a history of miscarriages, before she becomes pregnant.

  • Tu Si Zi, Xu Duan, Ba Ji Tian and Du Zhong tonify Kidney-Yang
  • Dang Gui Shen Dong, Shu Di Huang and Gou Qi Zi nourish Blood
  • Ren Shen, Bai Zhu and Shan Yao tonify Qi
  • Hei Zao harmonizes
  • Sha Ren moves Qi
  • Sheng Ma, in combination with Huang Qi, raises Qi
  • Huang Qin clears Heat (to counter balance the hot Yang tonics)

Disclaimer
This product is a dietary (food) supplement, to be taken as directed by a qualified practitioner. It is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any disease. Not to replace a varied diet. Not to be taken if nursing or if pregnant. Not to be consumed continuously for longer than 3 months.