gut microbiome builder

We are very excited to see an article about ginger that confirms what Chinese medicine has know for a long, long time. (We just had different terms for it.) We know that many people like to take probiotics and this is a natural way to re-build the stomach and large intestine without flooding it with…

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Modified Shen Ling Bai Zhu San

Details of Modified Shen Ling Bai Du San  This formula is a modification of Shen Ling Bai Zhu San . We have modified it for accompanying nausea and more diarrhea control. The formula may take a week or two to have an effect and may be taken safely for over a month to fully resolve the…

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Patient Nausea

Created for a specific patient with problems with nausea and vomiting. Xuan Fu Hu 15 Chen Pi 9 Ban Xia 9 Bai Zhu 9 Gan Jiang 3 Yuan Zhi 9 Mu Gua 6 Mu Xiang 3 Dang Shen 3 Da Zao 3 Huang Lian 6 Huang Qin 3 Availability status: in stock Order for a…

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Hiccough and Belch formula

Created for a patient with specific problems with hiccoughing and belching. Bai Zhu 12 Xuan Fu Hua 25 Ban Xia 9 Chen Pi 9  Tai Zi Shen 6 Availability status: in stock Order Hiccough and Belching Formula 100 grams powder @ $35.00 200 grams powder @ $60.00 100 capsules (50 grams) @ $32.00 200 capsules…

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Si Jun Zi Tang with Ren Shen

Si Jun Zi Tang is the base for many formulas. We offer two versions- this one with Ren Shen and one with Dang Shen.  Si Jun Zi Tang is a common first formula for tonifying the Spleen and Stomach Qi.  I would suggest the Dang Shen as most Westerners tolerate it better than Ren Shen…

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Si Jun Zi Tang with Dang Shen

Si Jun Zi Tang is the base for many formulas. We offer two versions- one with Dang Shen and one with Ren Shen.  I would suggest the Dang Shen as most Westerners tolerate it better than Ren Shen which can make people “stuffy”. Although Spleen Qi deficiency is a common diagnosis and is associated with…

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Digestive Support #3 subbing Chai Hu and Ren Shen

Digestive Support #2 subbing Chai Hu and Ren Shen About this formula- This is the same as Digestive Support #2 but substituting Chai Hu and Ren Shen Get there with confidence. This formula provides herbal support for stress-induced diarrhea, tenesmus (sense of incomplete bowel movements), IBS, fatigue, and a lack of appetite due to the…

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Chai Hu Shu Gan without Gan Cao

Chai Hu Shu Gan for people who prefer without Gan Cao. Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan Chai Hu – 柴胡- Radix Bupleuri Xiang Fu – 香附- Cyperi rhizome Zhi Ke – 枳壳 – Frutus Aurantii Chen Pi – 陈皮 -Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Chuan Xiong – 川芎 – Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong Bai Shao-白芍- Radix Paeoniae Alba (Gan…

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Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan

Details of Aconite, Ginseng and Ginger Combination This is a variation of Li Zhong Wan but it is more warming. (You can read about in more detail in the link.) Anyone who is thinking of using this I would suggest you may want to start with Li Zhong Wan and see how you do and then bump…

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Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan

Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan is the basis for Shu Gan Wan. Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan and Shu Gan are formulas that are often sold as a “patent” or over the counter pill and there are many variations of them. You really have to look at the label and see what you are getting. We…

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Jian Pi Wan without Gluten

This formula is a gluten free version of Jian Pi Wan. Read about Jian Pi Wan here. We have omitted Shen Qu (which contains wheat) and Mai Ya (which is a malt product). The rest of the formula should be fine for those sensitive to gluten. However, just to be sure I would suggest buying…

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Gluten free Bao He Wan

Gluten free Bao He Wan is modified without Shen Qu but added Mu Xiang. Give it a try… Try a small amount and tell us what you think. You can read about Bao He Wan here. This is for digestive issues to be taken right after a meal. Shan Zha Lai Fu Zi Mu Xiang…

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Bao He Wan

This is a classic formula for those who have trouble digesting their meals. Take this right after a meal. Good for bloating. The name literally means “harmonious bag” (bag being your stomach). For those concerned about Gluten then we have a “gluten free Bao He Wan” you can purchase.   Bao He Wan Shan Zha Lai…

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Jian Pi Wan

This formula: Strengthens the Spleen Harmonizes the Stomach Reduces Food Stagnation Stops diarrhea Helps Bloating (We also have a modified gluten free version here.) Bai Zhu – Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and dries Dampness. Fu Ling – Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen Dang Shen – Tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi.  For Spleen and Stomach…

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Jian Pi Ling Modified for loose stool

Details of Modified Jian Pi Ling Jian Pi Ling Modified supports a normal intestinal function.It differs from the regular Jian Pi in that it emphasizes firming the stool, helping diarrhea, frequent bowel movements and stopping bleeding. Alternative Names Jianpiling Availability status: in stock Order Modified Jian Pi Ling 100 grams powder @ $30.00 200 grams powder @…

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Digestive support #3

This has a number of herbs that “cool the stomach” and intestines as well as firm up the stool.   Ge Gen (Rx. Puerariae Lobatae) Huang Lian (Rz. Coptidis) Huang Qin (Rx. Scutellariae) Mu Xiang (Rx. Aucklandiae) Zhi Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae Prep.) DOSAGE: Eagle Herbs is now supplying a 2 gram “little spoon”. (Please wash…

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Info – Acupuncture and Gastric Motility

For those with Stomach and Intestinal issues, I would suggest finding a licensed acupuncturist that you can see on a regular basis (eg: once a week for a few months). This is along article about studies done that shows its benefits: Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders and Acupuncture Jieyun Yin, MD and  Jiande D Z Chen, Ph.D. Author…

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Modified Major Construct Combo

This is a combination of two formulas Major Construct the Middle and Ginseng and Cinnamon. If you are taking this, start with a low dosage and work your way up to best meet your comfort level. I have put in some Coptis- Huang Lian which contains Berberine as well as Zhi Shi  (Aurantii) which regulates the intestines….

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Holiday Herbal Formulas

#1 on our list for Holiday Herbal Formulas is Bao He Wan. Bao He Wan is a traditional and effective formula for overeating. I often give it to people who find themselves bloated after a big meal. “This formula is called a “digestive” formula in Chinese medicine. This says that it helps the body digest. This means…

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Zhi Shi Ping Wei San

This is a very good formula for overeating or those who have trouble digesting food, feel bloated after eating and/or have trouble losing weight even when they exercise. Shan Zha Fructus Crataegi Gu Ya Fructus Setariae Germinatus Mai Ya Fructus Hordei Germinatus Cang Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis Zhi Shi Fructus Aurantii Sheng Jiang Rhizoma Zingiberis Yi…

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Yi Guan Jian – Linking Formula

Yi Guan Jian  – Linking Formula This is one of my favorite formulas. It is usually used for heartburn symptoms but a very special kind that doesn’t respond well to antacids. There may be rather peculiar symptoms like the feeling of heat rising to the chest. In many cases there can even be the feeling of mild…

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