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Da Bu Yin Pian
An All Natural Chinese Herbal Supplement
Da Bu Yin Pian (Da Bu Yin Wan, YinGreat™, 大补阴片) is a regarded ancient herbal formula that nourishes the body's Yin to lower pathogenic Fire. This potent Yin tonic is used in TCM for night sweats, hot flashes, and knee soreness etc.
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    What does it do?

    Extinguishes your body's fire that's caused by Yin deficiency

    You can't take the heat anymore, so you blast the air conditioner and fan. But that barely helps. Sweat still manages to trickle its way down your face. Your body feels like it's about to spontaneously combust.

    Hot flashes are back with a vengeance. And they're not making your spouse happy either. Your shivering partner has resorted to sleeping on the living room sofa.

    If you can relate you are certainly not alone. About 75% of women experience hot flashes. And although they usually last two years or less, hot flashes can come and go for several years. But even two years of hot flashes seems like an eternity, doesn't it?

    And men aren't immune to feeling overheated either. In fact, both men and women are equally prone to manifestations of "pathogenic fire."

    Tell-tale signs of pathogenic fire include: night sweats; red tongue with little coating and a rapid, forceful pulse; intermittent low-grade fevers; excessively sweaty palms; knee soreness and male nocturnal emission.

    So what causes pathogenic fire? According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory, Yin deficiency is the root cause of it. If you have pathogenic fire you don't have enough Yin to balance out Yang energy.

    If you could use a boost of Yin energy to help extinguish your body's fire, our classic formula YinGreat™ may help.

    Time-Tested, Potent Herbal Remedy Nourishes Your Yin

    YinGreat is based on the classic formula, Da Bu Yin Wan, which literally means, "Great Yin Nourishment Pills." This proven herbal remedy was first introduced by one of the original masters of TCM, Zhu Dan-Xi, the founder of the Yin Nourishing School, which flourished in the 14th century (a.c.e.).

    About 700 years later, Da Bu Yin is still one of the most widely prescribed Yin tonics in Chinese medicine. YinGreat is essentially the same formula as Da Bu Yin. We even stick to the original formula of centuries ago by adding porcine spine marrow. (see formula composition below).

    So how can YinGreat extinguish your excess fire? Just like an air conditioner helps cool you down in scorching weather, YinGreat overcomes your body's fire because it's a potent Yin tonic.

    How does YinGreat work?

    YinGreat works by helping restore and maintain homeostatic functionality between Yin and Yang. Let's take a look at the individual ingredients in the formula and their actions according to TCM theory….

    Shu Di Huang (Prepared Rehmannia Root) tonifies both Yin energy and the Blood, as well as life essence (Jing) by supplementing bone marrow.

    Gui Jia (Freshwater Turtle Shell) is a potent Yin tonic. It subdues Yang energy, tonifies the Kidneys and not only nourishes Yin but also the Blood and tonifies the heart.

    Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Rhizome) clears heat and drains fire as well as generates fluids and moistens dryness.

    Huang Bo (Amur Cork Tree Bark) is also used to clear heat. It also dries dampness, purges fire. It, along with Zhi Mu are bitter and cooling in nature.

    Zhu Ji Shui's (Porcine Spine Marrow) moist property can balance the bitter and drying property of zhi mu and huang bo. It also further enhances the Yin nourishing functions by tonifying the marrow.

    Please note that this formula is neither vegan nor vegetarian.

    Does research support the use of YinGreat?

    Da Bu Yin Wan was shown in a study to protect dopamine neurons from loss in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease.1

    What is the formula composition?

    A proprietary blend of

    Radix Rehmanniae Preparata
    Carapax et Plastrum Testudinis
    Rhizoma Anemarrhenae Asphodeloidis
    Cortex Phellodendri Chinensis
    Suis Spinae Medulla
    (Shu Di Huang)
    (Gui Jia)
    (Zhi Mu)
    (Huang Bo)
    (Zhu Ji Shui)
    What is Available?
    Guang Ci Tang® Da Bu Yin Pian (YinGreat™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

    At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Da Bu Yin Pian (Tang/Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.

    Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Da Bu Yin Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.

    Da Bu Yin Pian (Wan) tablets are made with 100% natural herbs that are tested for authenticity, quality, and potency. A traditional water decoction is prepared with the herbs to reproduce the time-tested efficacy of the formula, and this water decoction is concentrated with our proprietary technology to form a potent extract that is made into easily absorbed tablets, which are remarkably effective, easy to use, and safe. The tablets are produced by Guang Ci Tang® in our state of the art cGMP-certified facility and imported in accordance with U.S. FDA guidelines. When you choose Guang Ci Tang® products, you are taking advantage of a wonderful fusion of science and tradition that incorporates the highest standards in the field of Chinese medicine today.

    Guang Ci Tang® Advantages
    Effective. Safe. Affordable
    • True 5:1 concentration
    • Double the strength of other brands
    • Minimal or no fillers and binders
    • No pharmaceuticals, sugar, or dyes
    • Comprehensive lab testing (e.g., heavy metals,etc.)
    • Made in a cGMP certified facility
    • Unbeatable value
    • Safely used in the USA since 1995

    Check for an independent US lab test report.

    How do I use it?
    The standard dosage for YinGreat™ is 6 tablets each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 11 to 17 days. The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed (e. g., in an acute phase). Consult your practitioner for precise dosage recommendations based on body weight and other factors.

    YinGreat™ is a tonic and therefore it usually takes time before its effects become apparent. It may take one month or more before symptoms begin to improve. An initial course of treatment is suggested as 4 - 6 bottles taken at the full dose.

    Differentiation in Usage
    Da Bu Yin Wan is similar to YinVive™ in Yin nourishment but acts more strongly. The fire YinGreat deals with is due to deficiency of Yin and is also called deficient Fire. This is different from the excessive Fire Liver FireClear™ is applied.

    Side Effects
    Da Bu Yin Wan has been safely used with few adverse effects.


    Allergy Info
    YinGreat™ is gluten free

    In the Media

    1. Not suitable to take if you have cold feeling on your body.
    2. Not suitable for excessive fire.
    3. Not suitable to take if you have watery stool after meals.
    4. Avoid oily food for best results.
    5. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are pregnant.
    6. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
    7. Keep out of reach of children.


    1. Gong XG et al., Da-bu-yin-wan and qian-zheng-san to neuroprotect the mouse model of Parkinson's disease. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014;2014:729195.
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