Peony and Licorice Combination (bai shao yao gan cao tang)



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Details of Peony and Licorice Combination
Bai shao's sour taste relaxes the Liver which alleviates muscle spasms.
Bai shao’s sour taste relaxes the Liver which alleviates muscle spasms.

Alternative Names

  • shao yao gan cao tang
  • paeonia and licorice combination
  • peony and licorice decoction
  • shao yao kan tsao tang
  • syakuyaku kanzo to
  • Shakuyaku Kanzo To
  • SKT extract
  • TJ 68; TJ-68; TJ68
  • shakuyaku-kanzo-to
  • shakuyakukanzoto
  • Shakuyaku-kanzō-tō
  • 芍薬甘草湯
  • しゃくやくかんぞうとう
  • sháo yào gān cǎo wán
  • 芍藥甘草丸
  • bai shao gan cao tang


  • relaxes muscle spasms
  • spasms and pain from endometriosis
  • supports joint health


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

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

  • These two herbs, used together are often applied to any muscle spasm. In fact, these two herbs can simply be added to existing formulas (that don’t already have them) to expand the benefits of that formula to include muscle spasms.
  • If you have high blood pressure, you shouldn’t take this formula at high doses for more than a month as it can aggravate that issue. Click on that “caution” link above.
Recommended for these body types:
Slightly Hearty
Slightly Hearty
Slightly Delicate
Slightly Delicate

Recommended for these thermal natures:

<span=”RecommendedDoseSchedule”>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 (?):

  • 50 grams powder (capsules only): 4 to 14 days.
  • 100 grams powder (capsules or powder): 8 to 25 days
  • 200 grams powder (powder only): 19 to 56 days

Additional information

Weight 120 g
Dimensions 0.2 × 0.2 × 0.2 in
granules or capsules sizes

100 grams granules: $34, 200 grams granules: $60, 100 capsules (50 grams): $35, 200 capsules (100 grams): $58, 5 bottles 200 grams granules: $275, 5 bottles 200 capsules: $260

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