Sheng Mai San

Sheng Mai San is not for your run-of-the-mill tiredness. With only a few herbs it strongly supports energy levels that have been severely tapped. In TCM theory, this means the qi and yin have been compromised giving signs of thirst and fatigue that may go into a body weakness. A major indication for this formula…

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Placebos, Nocebos, and Your Herbs

“Placebos” and “nocebos“, describe how our brains comply with our health goals to generate rapid and profound changes. The placebo response is a poorly-understood response by the body that generates temporary healing and/or the perception of progress in one’s health status. The key point is that there is sudden improvement (which is our goal) but…

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Ginseng root vs. Codonopsis root

Eagle Herbs formulas that call for ginseng (人参, 人蔘, rénshēn) often include real ginseng, not the cheaper alternative called Codonopsis pilosula (党参, dǎngshēn)*. Codonopsis root is not a true ginseng, though it does roughly the same thing for the digestion as ginseng. It is cheaper which is good for those who want to save money,…

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Settle the Emotions Pill (Ding Zhi Wan)

Details of Settle the Emotions Pill This formula is for anxiety or jumpiness, specifically for someone with a timid or indecisive nature. Availability status: in stock Order Settle the Emotions Pill 100 grams powder (no capsules) @ $30.00 200 grams powder (no capsules) @ $55.00 100 grams (200 capsules) @ $40.00 Discount: 200 grams powder…

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Taishan Bedrock Powder (Tai Shan Pan Shi San)

Details of Taishan Bedrock Powder Alternative Names Great Mountain Bedrock Powder Tai Shan Pan Shi San Powder that Gives the Stability of Mount Tai About this formula: the mention of the “Tai Shan”, or “great mountain” is an image of stability in Chinese culture like the “Rock of Gibraltar” is used by a financial services…

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Tang-Kuei and Arctium Formula (xiao feng san)

Details of Tang-kuei and Arctium Formula   Alternative Names Wind Dispersing Powder xiao feng san hsiao feng san syuhu san shofusan This formula does four things that all support healthy skin. They work together to address the internal organs as well as the external skin. (This is also a very popular formula for dogs with…

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