Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 02:57



eight; 8 precious thing; treasure benefit; increase female; mother pill
simp. and trad.




  1. A brownish-black pill used in traditional Chinese medicine to "replenish qi and blood, and to regulate menstruation, when there is a deficiency of qi and blood in women with general weakness and menstrual disorders".

The herbal formulation of the Bazhen Yimu Pill is:

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Herba Leonuri 益母草 200
Radix Codonopsis 党参 50
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae (stir-baked) 白术 (炒) 50
Poria 茯苓 50
Radix Glycyrrhizae 甘草 25
Radix Angelicae Sinensis 当归 100
Radix Paeoniae Alba (stir-baked with wine) 白芍 (酒炒) 50
Rhizoma Chuanxiong 川芎 50
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄 100


  • State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7117069821.