Details of Vitality Combination
Aconite is used to warm up the body.
Aconite is used to warm up the body.

Alternative Names

  • zhen wu tang
  • North Water God Decoction
  • True Warrior Decoction
  • chen wu tang
  • sinbu to
  • shimbuto
  • Shinbu-tō
  • 真武湯
  • しんぶとう
  • TJ30; TJ-30; TJ 30
  • zhēn wǔ tāng wán
  • 真武湯丸


  • warms the lower back
  • improves clarity of mind and a lightness to the head
  • warms the body for pains that are aggravated by cold
  • regulates large intestine functions
  • warms the hands and feet.
  • supports joint health


Not included: Fu Zi 附子 Prepared daughter root of Sichuan aconite Radix Lateralis Aconiti Carmichaeli Praeparata [don’t use if pregnant] This herb is not included in the on-line formula. In place of Fu Zi we use a higher dosage of Rou Gui. The reason is that Fu Zi is a safe herb but if not used correctly for the correct condition can cause side effects. Fu Zi is needed in some cases, as examples: the aged or those with heart conditions. As an aphrodisiac or libido enhancer it depends totally on the patient’s condition. Those persons who feel they need the use of Fu Zi require a consultation Hope you understand.

Rou Gui – Cinnamon – substituted for Fu Zi (see above)

Fu Ling 茯苓 sclerotium of tuckahoe, China root, hoelen, Indian bread Poria Cocos

Bai Zhu 白术 , bai shu ovate atractylodes, (white) atractylodes rhizome [supports pregnancy]

Bai Shao 白芍 white peony root, peony Paeoniae Radix alba [supports pregnancy]

Sheng Jiang 生薑 fresh ginger rhizome Zingiberis Rhizoma

Recommended for these body types:

Slightly Delicate
Slightly Delicate


Recommended for these thermal natures:




Adult Dosage

This formula can be used to support health with or without symptoms. If symptoms are present, take 1 level teaspoon of the powder (8 capsules) three times daily. When symptoms are not present, take 1/2 level teaspoon (4 capsules), two times daily. Empty stomach is best for efficient absorption, but not essential. [More…]

At this dosage, your order will last approximately this long (?):

  • 50 grams powder (capsules only): 4 to 14 days.
  • 100 grams powder (capsules or powder): 8 to 25 days
  • 200 grams powder (powder only): 19 to 56 days
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Modified for aches and pains

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