Details of Cinnamon and Pueraria Combination/ Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang
Gui Zhi helps keep your skin and exterior warm.
Cinnamon Twig helps keep your skin and exterior warm.

Alternative Names

  • Cassia Twig Decoction plus Pueraria
  • gui zhi jia ge gen tang
  • kuei chih chia ko ken tang
  • keisi ka kakko to
  • keishikakakkonto

This a rather specialized formula that has a broad number of uses. In the Shang Han Lun (line 14) it is said: “Tai Yang Bing. stiff neck and back, spontaneous sweating, aversion to Cold, Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang is best.” (tai yang bing/
xiàng bèi qiáng jī jī / fanhan chu efeng zhě / gui zhi jia ge gen tang zhu zhi. 太阳病
项背强几几,反汗出恶风者, 桂枝加葛根汤主之.)

This translates to: “if there is an external attack aka: cold and/or flu with a stiff neck and back, lot of sweating, wants to cover up all the time then this formula can be recommended.”

 

  • Relaxes and moisten the sinews
  • Release the muscle layer
  • Regulates the Ying (blood) and Wei (qi/ immune defenses)

Ingredients

Gui Zhi 桂枝 (Saigon) cinnamon twig, cassia twig Ramulus Cinnamomi Cassiae

Sheng Jiang 生薑 fresh ginger rhizome Zingiberis Rhizoma

Bai Shao 白芍 white peony root, peony Paeoniae Radix alba [supports pregnancy]

Zhi Gan Cao 炙甘草 licorice root Radix Glycyrrhizae [caution]

Da Zao 大棗 jujube, Chinese date Jujubae Fructus

Ge Gen 葛根 kudzu root, pueraria Radix Puerariae

Recommended for these body types:
Balanced
Balanced
Slightly Delicate
Slightly Delicate

Delicate
Delicate
Recommended for these thermal natures:
Neutral
Neutral
Cool
Cool

Cold
Cold
Adult Dosage

This formula can be used to support health with or without symptoms. If symptoms are present, take 1 level teaspoon of the powder (8 capsules) three times daily. When symptoms are not present, take 1/2 level teaspoon (4 capsules), two times daily. Empty stomach is best for efficient absorption, but not essential. [More…]

At this dosage, your order will last approximately this long (?):

  • 100 grams powder (capsules or powder): 8 to 25 days
  • 200 grams powder (powder only): 19 to 56 days
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