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Mai Wei Di Huang Wan (麦味地黄丸) is a blackish-brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to “nourish the kidney to receive qi.” It has a slightly sweet and sour taste.


Let’s explore its key ingredients and benefits:


  • Mai Dong (Ophiopogonis):

    • Nourishes Yin.
    • Clears heat from the stomach, lung, and heart.
    • Calms the heart and induces tranquility.
  • Shu Di Huang (Prepared Rehmannia):

    • Nourishes the kidney.
    • Replenishes essence.
  • Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis):

    • Warms up and tonifies the kidney and liver.
    • Helps arrest seminal emission.


Clinical Applications:

  • Dry skin and internal health.
  • Acne improvement.
  • Lung health.
  • Chronic dry cough.


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Mai Wei Di Huang Wan / kidney health 麦味地黄丸


SHU DI HUANG, Rehmannia glutinosa root-prep,

SHAN ZHU YU, Cornus officinalis fruit

SHAN YAO, Dioscorea opposita rhizome,

MU DAN PI, Paeonia suffruticosa root-bark

ZE XIE, Alisma plantago aquatica rhizome

FU LING, Poria cocos fungus,

MAI MEN DONG, Ophiopogon japonicus tuber,

WU WEI ZI,  Schisandra chinensis fruit

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