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Si Shen Wan 四 神 丸

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Source: Summary of Internal Medicine (Ming dynasty)

Indication: Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency, Daybreak Diarrhea

Symptoms: Diarrhea that occurs daily just before sunrise, lack of interest in food and inability to digest what is eaten, soreness of the low back with cold limbs, fatigue, and lethargy. May have abdominal pain.

Tongue: pale, thin, white coat; Pulse: deep, slow, forcelss