Welcome to the Plum Dragon Herbs Dit Da Jow Recipe Compendium! Below are powerful dit da jow ingredients, dit da wan, and iron palm dit da jow recipes for martial artists and athletes. For those not wanting Pre-made dit da jow or pre-made Herb Packs, we offer this resource of dit da jow ingredients and recipes. While we don't endorse all these dit da jow recipes, we're happy to provide you with the herbal dit da jow ingredients to try whichever recipe you'd like!

Each formula is standardized to make 1 gallon of dit da jow. Below, you will see the name of the recipe and the dit da jow ingredients listed below the name. Any dit da jow ingredient that's linked is a herb we offer in the store.


External Injury

Qi Li San Variation
  • Xue Jie (Dragon Blood)
  • 4 oz Liu Ji Nu (Artemesia)
  • 28 g Hong Hua (Carthamus/Safflower)
  • 28 g Er Cha (Catechu)
  • 28 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 28 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Ding Xiang (Cloves)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Ban Xia (Pinella)
  • 28 g Bing Pain (Borneol)
Notes: Sometimes used as a base for more complicated recipes. Often referred to as Wing Chun formula.
Shaolin Wu Xiang Jiu (Five Fragrance Wine)
  • Dang Gui (Angelica Root)
  • 2 oz Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum)
  • 1.5 oz Su Mu (Sappan Wood)
  • 1.5 oz Huan Niu Xi (Achyranthes)
  • 1.5 oz Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 1 oz Ding Xiang (Clove)
  • 18 g Mu Xiang (Auklandia)
  • 18 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 18 g Tan Xiang -- (Sandal Wood)
  • 18 g Xiao Hui Xiang (Fennel)
  • 18 g Notes: Sometimes used as a base for more complicated recipes.

North Shaolin Training Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 28 g Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Tail)
  • 28 g Zhi Ke (Immature Orange)
  • 28 g Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum)
  • 28 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 28 g Mu Xiang (Auklandia)
  • 28 g Chen Xiang (Aquilaria Wood)
  • 14 g Jing Jie (Schizonepeta)
  • 28 g Chi Shao (Red Peony)
  • 28 g Jie Geng (Platycodon)
  • 14 g Zhi Zi (Gardenia Fruit)
  • 28 g Long gu (Dragon Bone)
  • 28 g Mu Dan Pi (Mountain Peony)
Northern Praying Mantis Bruise Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Zi Wan (Aster Root) -
  • 28 g Chuan Wu (Aconite) -
  • 28 g Ban Xia (Pinellia) -
  • 28 g Long Gu (Dragon Bone) -
  • 28+ g Hua Jiao (Prickly Ash Pepper) -
  • 28 g Fu Hai Shi (Pumice) -
  • 21 g Tian Nan Xing (Arisaema) -
  • 28 g Gou Qi Zi (Lycium Fruit) -
  • 28 g Cao Wu (Wild Aconite) -
  • 28 g Liu Huang (Sulfur) -
  • 14 g Bai Bu (Stemona) -
  • 28 g Li Lu (Veratrum) -

Ancient Way/Monks Fist Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Fu Zi (Aconite)
  • 21 g Ban Xia (Pinellia)
  • 21 g Di Gu Pi (Lycium Bark)
  • 56 g Bai Bu (Stemona)
  • 56 g Long Gu (Dragon Bone)
  • 28 g Tian Nan Xing (Arisaema)
  • 28 g Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 28 g She Chuang Zi (Cnidium Seed)
  • 28 g Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum)
  • 28g San Qi (Pseudoginseng)
  • 14 g Xue Jie (Dragon Blood)
  • 28 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Ding Xiang (Cloves)
  • 28 g Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 28 g Da Huang (Rhubarb)
  • 28 g Zhang Nao (Camphor)
  • 14 g Menthol -- 14 g. Use 

Cao Chong Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • San Qi (Pseudoginseng)
  • 4 oz Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 2 oz Qian Nian Jian (Homamolena)
  • 2 oz Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 2 oz Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 2 oz Hong Hua (Safflower)

Traditional Wing Chun Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Gao Liang Jiang (Galangal)
  • 8 Chien Bai Zhi (White Angelica)
  • 8 Chien Yan Hu Suo (Corydalis)
  • 8 Chien Tian Nan Xing (Arisaema)
  • 8 Chien Ban Xia (Pinellia)
  • 8 Chien Chuan Wu (Aconite)
  • 8 Chien Cao Wu (Wild Aconite)
  • 8 Chien Hua Jiao (Prickly Ash Pepper)
  • 8 Chien Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 8 Chien Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 8 Chien Zhi Zi (Gardenia)
  • 8 Chien Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 6 Chien Jiang Huang (Turmeric)
  • 6 Chien Myrrh (Mo Yao)
  • 6 Chien Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Tail)
  • 6 Chien Ge Gen (Kudzu Root)

 

Tom Bisio Trauma Liniment
  • Da Huang (Rhubarb)
  • 28 g Zhi Zi (Gardenia)
  • 28 g Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Xue Jie (Dragon Blood)
  • 28 g Lu Lu Tong (Liquidambar Fruit)
  • 28 g Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Tail)

Tendon Lotion
  • Cao Wu (Wild Aconite)
  • 28 g Chuan Wu (Aconite)
  • 28 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 28 g Ma Huang (Ephedra).
  • Use Gui Zhi (Cinnamon)
  • 28 g Zi Ran Tong (Pyrite)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Da Huang (Rhubarb)
  • 28 g Lu Lu Tong (Liquidambar Fruit)

 

Hong Zi Su Ye Gao
  • Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 56 g Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Chi Shao (Red Peony)
  • 28 g Zi Su Ye (Perilla Leaf)
  • 14 g Mu Tong (Akebia)
  • 14 g Gui Zhi (Cinnamon)
  • 14 g Xu Duan (Dipsacus)

Die Da Hao Fang Injury Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 1.5 oz Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 1.5 oz Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 1.5 oz Niu Xi (Achyranthes)
  • 1.5 oz Fang Feng (Siler)
  • 1.5 oz Ji Xue Teng (Millettia)
  • 1.5 oz Chi Shao (Red Peony)
  • 1.5 oz Fu Ling (Poria)
  • 1 oz Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 1 oz Su Mu (Sappan Wood)
  • 1 oz San/Tian Qi (Pseudoginseng)
  • 1 oz Bai Zhi (Fragrant Angelica)
  • 1 oz Da Huang (Rhubarb)

 

External - Iron Palm / Conditioning

  Golden Lotus Iron Palm/Body Dit Da Jow Ingredients

*NOTE: Measurements were modified to make this suitable for a 1-1.5 gallon recipe.

  • Dang Gui (Angleica Root)
  • 28 g Dang Gui Wei (Angelica tail)
  • 28 g Gu Sui Bu (Drynaria)
  • 28 g Niu Xi (Achyranthes Root)
  • 28 g Wu Jia Pi (Acanthopanax Bark)
  • 28 g Hai Feng Teng (Kadsura Stem)
  • 28 g Mu Gua (Quince Fruit)
  • 28 g Mu Tong (Akebia)
  • 21 g Bai Zhi (White Angelica)
  • 21 g Song Jie (Pine Branch)
  • 28 g Gui Zhi (Cinnamon twig)
  • 28 g Jiang Huang (Turmeric)
  • 28 g Du Huo (Angelica Pub.)
  • 28 g Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark)
  • 14 g Xu Duan (Dipsacus Root)
  • 28 g Rou Cong Rong (Cistanche)
  • 28 g She Chuang Zi (Cnidium Seed)
  • 28 g Kuan Jin Teng (Tinospora)
  • 28 g Wei Ling Xian (Clematis Root)
  • 14 g Qin Jiao (Gentian Root)
  • 14 g Long Gu (Dragon Bone)
  • 42 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 28 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 28 g Xue Jie (Dragons blood)
  • 28 g Hua Jiao (Prickly Ash Pepper)
  • 14 g Gao Liang Jiang (Galangal Rhizome)
  • 14 g Fang Feng (Siler Root)
  • 14 g Cang Zhu (Black Atractylodes)
  • 28 g Qiang Huo (Notopterygium)
  • 21 g Liu Ji Nu (Artemesia)
  • 14 g Jiang Xiang (Dalbergia Rosewood)
  • 28 g Xiang Fu (Cyperus nut)
  • 28 g Fu Ling (Poria)
  • 28 g Ba Ji Tian (Morinda root)

 

Ku Yu Cheong Iron Palm Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Zi Ran Tong (Pyrite)
  • 18 grams Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 18 g Long Gu (Dragon Bone)
  • 18 g Wei Ling Xian (Clematis)
  • 15 g Wu Jia Pi (Acanthopanax Bark)
  • 15 g Bai Hua She (Pit Viper)
  • 15 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 15 g Tu Bie Chong (Wingless Cockroach)
  • 15 g Su Mu (Sappan Wood)
  • 15 g Wu Ling Zhi (Squirrel Droppings)
  • 12 g Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Root Tail)
  • 12 g Xu Duan (Dipsacus Root)
  • 12 g Bai Zhi (White Angelica)
  • 12 g Xue Jie (Dragon Blood)
  • 12 g Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)
  • 12 g Bai Shao (White Peony)
  • 12 g San Qi (Pseudoginseng)
  • 12 g Mu Xiang (Auklandia Root)
  • 12 g Qiang Huo (Notopterygium)
  • 12 g Fang Feng (Siler Root)
  • 12 g Chi Shao (Red Peony)
  • 12 g Kuan Jin Teng (Tinospora Stem)
  • 12 g Ze Lan (Bugle Weed)
  • 12 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 12 g Mu Tong (Akebia)
  • 9 g Rou Gui (Cinnamon Bark)
  • 9 g Gua Lou Ren (Tricosanthes Seed)
  • NOTES: Multiple variations of this famous formula exist. Herbs such as Lu Jin, Hu Gu, Bai Hua She, Qian Nian Jian, Chuan Shan Jia, Hai Long, and San Leng appear in various versions while measurements of herbs such as San Qi, Bai Hua She, Tao Ren, Zi Ran Tong, and Gui Zhi are adjusted. Wu Ling Zhi, Long Gu, and Gua Lou Ren may also be substituted for other herbs. At PlumDragon, we stock all these herbs, have records of all the variations, and make the formulas to specification. Our Ku Yu Cheong half-gallon and herb pack include Bai Hua She and Hai Long in the above method unless a specific variation is requested.  
Shaolin External Iron Palm Wine
  • Qiang Huo (Notopterygium)
  • 4 oz Du Huo (Pubescent Angelica)
  • 4 oz Mu Gua (Chinese Quince)
  • 4 oz Da Huang (Rhubarb)
  • 3 oz Chi Shao (Red Peony)
  • 3 oz Wu Jia Pi (Acanthopanax)
  • 2 oz African Bird Pepper
  • 28 g Ban Xia (Pinellia)
  • 14 g Pu Huang (Cattail Pollen)
  • 14 oz Cao Wu (Kusenoff Aconite)
  • 14 g Chuan Wu (Aconite)
  • 14 g Tian Nan Xing (Arisaema)
  • 14 g Zhi Zi (Cape Jasmine/Gardenia)
  • 14 g Ding Xiang (Clove Bud)
  • 9 g Zhang Nao (Camphor)
Shattering Palm Iron Palm Dit Da Jow Ingredients
  • Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 2 oz Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 2 oz Du Huo (Angelica Pub)
  • 2 oz Bai Zhi (White Angelica)
  • 1.5 oz Dang Gui (Angelica Sin)
  • 1 oz Jing Jie (Schizonepeta)
  • 1 oz Gan Jiang (Ginger Root)
  • 1 oz
Lau Family Die Da Jiu Fang Training Wine
  • A sincere thanks to Bob Asbridge for contributing this formula!
  • San Qi (Pseudoginseng)
  • 2 oz Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 1 oz Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 1 oz Xue Jie (Dragon Blood)
  • 1 oz Hong Hua (Safflower)
  • 18 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 18 g Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Tail)
  • 18 g Ze Lan (Bugle Weed)
  • 18 g San Leng (Bur-Reed)
  • 18 g E Zhu (Zedoaria)
  • 18 g Zi Ran Tong (Pyrite)
  • 18 g Su Mu (Sappan Wood)
  • 18 g Da Huang (Rhubarb)
  • 18 g Niu Xi (Achyranthes)
  • 18 g Chuan Po Shi (Cudrania)
  • 18 g Chuan Shan Long (Japanese Yam)
  • 18 g Yu Jin (Turmeric Tuber)
  • 18 g Xiang Fu (Cyperus)
  • 18 g Sheng Di Huang (Rehamnnia)
  • 18 g Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)
  • 18 g Mu Gua (Quince Fruit)
  • 18 g Xi Xin (Wild Ginger)
  • 18 g Wei Ling Xian (Clematis)
  • 18 g Bai Zhi (White Angelica)
  • 18 g Fang Feng (Siler Root)
  • 18 g Qiang Huo (Notopterygium)
  • 18 g Du Huo (Angelica Pub.)
  • 18 g Wu Jia Pi (Acanthopanax)
  • 18 g Cau Wu (Aconite Kusnezoff)
  • 18 g Chuan Wu (Sichuan Aconite)
  • 18 g Song Jie (Pine Branch)
  • 18 g Ji Xue Teng (Millettia)
  • 18 g Mu Dan Pi (Mountain Peony)
  • 18 g Zhi Ke (Bitter Orange Peel)
  • 18 g Tu Bie Chong (Eupolyphaga)
  • 18 g Mu Xiang (Auklandia)
  • 18 g Yan Hu Suo (Corydalis)
  • 18 g Gu Sui Bu (Drynaria)
  • 18 g Xu Duan (Dipsacus)
  • 18 g Luo Shi Teng (Star Jasmine Vine)
  • 18 g Tian Nan Xing (Arisaema)

 

Internal - Injury

Huo Luo Xiao Ling Dan Jia Wei
  • Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 1 oz Dan Shen (Saliva)
  • 1 oz Jiang Huang (Turmeric)
  • 1 oz Qiang Huo (Notopterygium)
  • 14 g Du Huo (Angelica Pub)
  • 14 g Wei Ling Xian (Clematis)
  • 14 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 14 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 14 g Hong Hua (Safflower)

 

Gu Zhe Tang (Bone Break Decoction)
  • Xu Duan (Dipsacus)
  • 28 g Shu Di Huang (Rehmannia)
  • 14 g Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 14 g Niu Xi (Achyranthes)
  • 14 g Wu Jia Pi (Acanthopanax)
  • 14 g Shan Zhu Yu (Cornus Berry)
  • 14 g Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark) -
  • 14 g Bai Shao (White Peony)
  • 14 g Fu Ling (Poria)

 

Shang Jin Dong Gu Wan
  • Hong Hua (Carthamus/Safflower)
  • 3 oz Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 2 oz Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 2 oz Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 2 oz Ma Huang (Ephedra). Use Gui Zhi (Cinnamon)
  • 2 oz Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 1 oz Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum Root)
  • 1 oz Zi Ran Tong(Pyrite)
  • 1 oz Gan Cao (Glycryrrhizae)
  • 21 g Bai Ji Zi (Mustard Seed)
  • 21 g Tu Bie Chong (Eupolyphagae)
  • 21 g Gan Jiang (Ginger)

 

Shi Chuan Xiu Xue Tang (General Purpose Stop Blood Formula)
  • Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 28 g Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum)
  • 18 g Hong Hua (Carthamus/Safflower)-
  • 18 g Chen Pi (Aged Citrus Peel)
  • 18 g Tao Ren (Peach Kernel)
  • 18 g Zhi Ke (Immature Orange Peel)
  • 12 g Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
  • 12 g Mu Tong (Akebia)
  • 12 g Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 12 g Mu Xiang (Saussaurea)

 

Internal - Tonic / Training

Shou Gong San (Harvest the Training Powder)
  • Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 1.5 oz Chen Pi (Aged Citrus Peel)
  • 1 oz Chen Xiang (Aquilaria Wood)
  • 1 oz Hong Hua (Safflower) --
  • Jiang Xiang (Rose Wood)
  • 0.5 oz Zhi Shi (Immature Citrus Fruit)

 

Seven Seeds Training Tonic
  • Bai Dou Kou (White Cardamon)
  • 1 oz She Chuang Zi (Cnidium Seed)
  • 1 oz Gou Qi Zi (Lycium Berry)
  • 1 oz Tu Si Zi (Cuscuta Seed)
  • 1 oz Wu Wei Zi (Evodia Fruit)
  • 1 oz Fu Pen Zi (Raspberry Fruit)
  • 1 oz Che Qian Zi (Plantain Seed)

 

Tiger Bone Training Wine
  • *NOTE: Formula does NOT use Tiger Bone and is modified for safe internal use. Long Gu and Lu Jiao Jiao are both good substitutions Long Gu (Dragon Bone)
  • 2 oz Dang Gui (Angelica)
  • 1.5 oz Dang Gui Wei (Angelica Tail)
  • 1 oz Shu Di Huang (Cooked Rehmannia Root)
  • 1.5 oz Niu Xi (Achyranthes)
  • 1.5 oz Ru Xiang (Frankincense)
  • 21 g Mo Yao (Myrrh)
  • 21 g Rou Gui (Cinnamon Bark)
  • 21 g Tian Ma (Gastrodia)
  • 14 g Xue Jie (Dragons Blood)