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. The four treatment principles inherent in this formula include the following:…

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Cyperus and Atractylodes Combination (Yue Ju Wan)

Details of Cyperus and Atractylodes Combination Alternative Names Yue Chu Wan Yue Ju Wan Stagnation-Relieving Pill Xiong Zhu Wan Cyperus and Atractylodes Pill Ligusticum Chuanxiong and Atractylodes Pill Escape Restraint Pill This is the formula for the so-called “six stagnations”. Yue Ju Wan was created for “excess” types (even though they may feel tired a…

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Scutellaria Decoction (Huang Qin Tang)

Scutellaria Decoction (Huang Qin Tang) Detoxifying since 220 AD. Huang Qin Tang (Scutellaria Decoction) is a simple modification of the #1 formula in Shang Han Lun style Chinese herbalism. The Shang Han Lun (Treatise on Cold Injury) is one of the key Chinese medicine “bibles” (or “classics” as the Chinese say). Huang Qin Tang is…

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Astragalus and Siler Formula (Yu Ping Feng San)

Details of Astragalus and Siler Formula Notes: This formula’s name suggests that, like a screen door, good air can pass through, but insects remain outside. This formula isn’t about repelling insects exactly, but it is about forming a screen to keep out other problems carried by the wind. It also promotes appropriate skin functions such…

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Top Quality Lindera Powder (Tian Tai Wu Yao San)

Details of Top Quality Lindera Powder Notes: this particular formula has been modified for the treatment of lower back discomfort, middle back discomfort, lower abdominal discomfort or discomfort in the scrotum that is improved by warmth and/or aggravated by cold. Some report a sensation of cold associated with this kind of pain, others describe a…

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Minor Bupleurum Combination (xiao chai hu tang)

Details of Minor Bupleurum Combination Alternative Names xiao chai hu tang hsiao chai hu tang shosaikoto syo saiko to sho-saiko-to xiao-chai-hu-tang TJ-9; TJ9; TJ 9 shosaiko-toh Shō-saiko-tō 小柴胡湯 しょうさいことう xiǎo chái hú tāng wán 小柴胡汤丸 Availability status: in stock Order Minor Bupleurum Combination Anxiety Modification Add Long Gu (OsDraconis) and Mu Li (Concha Ostrae) for…

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Major Rhubarb Combination (Da Cheng Qi Tang)

Details of Major Rhubarb Combination Alternative Names Major Purgative Decoction Major Order the Qi Decoction da cheng qi tang ta cheng chi tang dai zyoki to daijokito Dai-jōki-tō 大承気湯 だいじょうきとう TJ133; TJ-133; TJ 133 Availability status: in stock Order Major Rhubarb Combination 100 grams powder (no capsules) @ $30.00 200 grams powder (no capsules) @…

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Restore the Left (Kidney) Pill (Zuo Gui Wan)

Details of Restore the Left (Kidney) Pill Alternative Names Zuo Gui Wan In ancient Chinese medicine texts, the body fluids are said to arise from the left Kidney. Hence, to “restore the left” means to hydrate the body or at least support the Kidney functions to that end. The Kidneys are the body’s “root of…

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Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill (You Gui Wan)

Details of Restore the Right (Kidney) Pill Alternative Names You Gui Wan “Restore the Right Pill” is a reference to an ancient theory that the Yang-warmth of the body comes from the right Kidney (while the yin-fluids come from the left.) The Kidney yang-warmth in the body looks like metabolic heat in modern medicine. However,…

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