Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan - 五子衍宗丸 – Five Seeds Combination (Capsules)

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What is Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan?

Developed by Yi Qian, a renowned herbalist during the Ming dynasty, Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan, contains 5 seeds to assist in male reproductive health. Also known as Five Seeds Combination, this formula consists of goji, rubus, dodder, plantain and schisandra seeds.

What are the benefits of Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan?

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan tonifies the kidneys, and nourishes and astringes jing (essence).

From a modern perspective, Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan is believed to promote male fertility health by increasing sperm count and improving sperm motility. Accompanying symptoms may include frequent urination, premature ejaculation, low sexual drive, lumbar pain or weakness and depression. 

What is the dosage and method for taking Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan?

The generally recommended dosage of Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan in capsule form is four capsules, two to three times daily; or as loose granules, 4.5 g mixed with hot water, 2-3 times per day. However, always follow your healthcare provider's instructions, as the dosage can vary based on your condition and response to treatment.

Please see What's the Recommended Dosage for Granule Herbs? for more information.

When can I expect to see results?

Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan typically starts to take effect within days, however, fertility treatments may last several months’ duration. Like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan have any side effects?

While Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan is generally considered safe for most people, it can cause side effects in some individuals. Women who are pregnant, nursing, or postpartum as well as people with liver disease, should avoid or use Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan  Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and 100g Granules.

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan, look for suppliers who provide clear information about the product's origin, purity, and testing procedures to ensure you're getting a high-quality product. Please read Where to Buy Chinese Herbs Safely for more tips on how to source herbs safely.

Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan from Treasure of the East is:
✔️ Third-Party Lab Tested & GMP Certified
✔️ Bio-Authentic with Full Traceability
✔️ Sustainably Sourced from Dao Di Farms

Item Number: W075-c
Chinese Name: 五子衍宗丸, Wu Zi Yan Zong Wan
English Name: Five Seeds Combination
Treatment Principles: Tonifies the Kidneys, nourishes and astringes Jing, benefits and tonifies kidney Yang and blood, promotes fertility for men.
TCM Pattern: Kidney Qi, Yang and Jing deficiency, male fertility support.
Potency: Concentrated 5:1; Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract.
Available in: Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and 100g Granules.


Gou Qi Zi Goji Berry
Fu Pen Zi Rubus Berry
Tu Si Zi (Yan Zhi) Dodder Seed
Che Qian Zi (Yan Zhi) Plantain Seed (Processed)
Wu Wei Zi (Cu Zhi) Schisandra Berry (Processed)


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