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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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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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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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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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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