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Nu Huang Bian Zi Tang


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Blend description:

The Empress’ Plaits tincture is based on the traditional Nu Huang Bian Zi Tang blend, administered by Chinese medicine practitioners.013_Nu Huang Bian Zi Tang

This traditional Chinese blend is used to treat hair loss or premature greying. According to Chinese medicine, hair quality is affected by the quality of Shen Ying (kidney essence) and the amount of Gan Xue (liver blood). The blend’s imperial herb is known as He Shou Wu (Polygonum multiflorum). When translated, it means “the herb that turns Mr. Wu’s hair black”. Its main effects include strengthening Shen Jing (kidney essence) and Gan Xue (liver blood). This is mainly useful when treating hair loss, bad hair condition, or premature greying. It also Show Wu moisturises dry hair. Another herb contained in the blend, Shu Di Huang, strengthens the effect He Shou Wu has on hair nourishment.

Effects according to Chinese medicine:

  • nourishes Gan Xue (liver blood)
  • nourishes Shen Yin (kidney Yin)
  • replenishes the Ying essence in kidneys

Tongue: according to the prevailing pattern, usually pale

Pulse: according to the prevailing pattern (usually Xi, Xu, Ruo)


Chinese English Latin
He Shou Wu Chinese knotweed, root tuber Rad. polygoni multiflori
Shu Di Huang rehmannia, modified root Rad. rehmaniae preparata
Nu Zhen Zi broad-leaf privet, seed Sem. ligustri
Sang Ji Sheng mulberry mistletoe, sprig Loranthi ramulus
Gou Qi Zi Chinese boxthorn, fruit Fruc. lycii
Ce Bai Ye Chinese thuja  Cacumen platycladi
Shi Chang Pu golden variegated sweet flag, rootstock Rhiz. acori


Other educational sources:

Sheid, Bensky, Ellis, Barolet: Chinese Herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies 
Shied, Ellis - Handbook of Formulas in Chinese Medicine  
John K.Chen, Tina T.Chen - Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications
Ando - Farmakologie klasické čínské medicíny 
Hampen, Fischer - A Materia Medica for Chinese Medicine 
Giovanni Maciocia - The Practice of Chinese Medicine
Giovanni Maciocia - The Tree Treasures


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