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.  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…

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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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Jian Pi Ling

Details of Jian Pi Ling Jian Pi Ling supports normal intestinal functions. Alternative Names Jianpiling   This formula is commonly used for gastric and bowel issues. Anyone with serious bowel issues should check with their physicians for a full western diagnosis. Jian Pi Ling is good if pain is involved and if it is a chronic…

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Coptis and Magnolia Bark Drink (Lian Po Yin)

Details of Lian Po Yin Coptis and Magnolia Bark Drink This is one of those amazing Chinese herb recipes that have yet to be fully appreciated in the West. It is for damp-heat. Many people in developed nations are hot and damp. You can see it on their faces, or rather in their faces. People…

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