Tai Mai Wan

Tai Mai Wan strongly supports energy levels that have been compromised by chronic illness and especially those that involve heat. As the qi and yin have been damaged there may be thirst and fatigue and a general body weakness. Like Sheng Mai San, the major indication for this formula is a chronic cough that has…

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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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Bupleurum and Cinnamon Combination (chai hu gui zhi tang)

Details of Bupleurum and Cinnamon Combination Alternative Names chai hu gui zhi tang chai hu kuei chih tang chai-hu-gui-zhi-tang Bupleurum and Cinnamon Twig Decoction Bupleurum and Cassia Twig Decoction saiko-keishi-to saiko keishi to Saiko-keishi-tō 柴胡桂枝湯 さいこけいしとう TJ10; TJ-10; TJ 10 Benefits relaxes tense muscles that cause a sense of dull stuffiness in the upper abdomen…

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Delicate Body Type

A man can be as delicate as a woman, and a woman can be as hearty as a man. One’s body type is genetic and more reflects one’s parents than their gender. [What’s your body type?] The delicate body type is called the ectomorph in biomedicine. Note the sensitivity that this delicate man has to…

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