1. Rehmannia glutinosa (shu li huang)
Rehmannia glutinose besides has been used in traditional Chinese medicine in treating kidney disorder, it also helps to restore the balance of yin yang qi of the kidney resulting in lessening the symptoms of water retention, weight gain for women with pre menstrual syndrome. It is said to contains substances which help to improve sexual desire before and after ovulation.
2.Morinda root ( ba ji tian)
Morinda root besides has been used in traditional medicine in treating yang kidney qi deficiency, it also helps to improve immune system before ovulation resulting in lessening the nervous tension for some women with PMS.
3. Cuscuta (tu si zi)
Cuscuta is a kidney tonic medicine, it helps to balance the yin and qi of the kidney resulting in reducing symptoms of water retention for women with PMS. It is said to help in improving the sexual desire for women caused by yang kidney qi deficiency and reducing nervous tension.
4. Cinnamin bark (rou gui)
Cinnamin bark is qi tonic herb, it helps to release the qi stagnation of our body including liver and kidney, it also promotes the kidney yang qi circulation and healthy adrenal gland resulting in lessening the symptoms of nervous tension caused by over production of certain hormone in the adrenal gland.
5. water plaintain root (ze xie)
Water plantain root helps to release the kidney qi by improving the kidney in water metabolism resulting in lessening the symptoms of water retention and weight gain for some women with PMS.