Change & Enrich (Geng Nian Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San)
This formula is a combination of Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San (Moutan & Gardenia Rambling Powder), Suan Zao Ren Tang (Zizyphus Spinosa Decoction), and Gan Mai Da Zao Tang (Licorice, Wheat & Red Dates Decoction) with additions and subtractions. Xiao Yao San comes from the Song dynasty Tai Ping Hui MinHe JiJu Fang (ImperialGrace Formula ofthe TaiPing [Era]), whileDan Zhi Xiao YaoSan dates from the mid-19th century and is first found in Wen Sheng’s Nei Ke Zhai Yao (Selected Essentials of Internal Medicine).
The latter two formulas both date from the late Han dynasty and come from Zhang Zhong-jing’s Jin Gui Yao Lue (Essentials from the Golden Cabinet). This combination is based on research carried out in China by Zhang Guo-bin of the Ping Ding Shan Municipal Chinese Medical Hospital in Henan over a five-year period from 1995-2003.
Our version is a 9:1 extract
60 or 180 capsules available
CHINESE MEDICINE DIAGNOSIS: Qian hou jue jing zhu zheng (perimenopausal syndrome), dao hou (night sweats), bu mian (insomnia)
PATTERN DISCRIMINATION: Heart-spleen dual vacuity, liver blood-kidney yin vacuity with marked liver depression qi stagnation
THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS: Supplements the heart, spleen, liver, and kidneys, nourishes the blood and enriches yin, courses the liver and rectifies the qi, clears heat and resolves depression, calms the heart and quiets the spirit.
This formula is for perimenopausal syndrome presenting a pattern of liver spleen disharmony, liver blood-kidney yin vacuity, and depressive heat harassing the heart spirit above as well as non-construction and malnourishment of the heart spirit. General signs and symptoms include irritability, depression, hot flashes, night sweats, heart palpitations, and insomnia.
Fu Shen (Wolfiporia Extensa)
Suan Zao Ren (Chao) (Dry-Fried Ziziphus Spinosa)
Ye Jiao Teng (Polygonum Multiflorum)
Fu Xiao Mai (Triticum Aestivum)
Da Zao (Ziziphus Jujuba)
Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra Chinensis)
Lu Ti Cao (Pyrola Rotundifolia)
Chai Hu (Bupleurum Chinense)
Dang Gui (Angelica Sinensis)
Chuan Xiong (Ligusticum Chuanxiong)
Bai Shao (Paeonia Lactiflora)
Bai Zhu (Atractylodes Macrocephala)
Sheng Di Huang (Rehmannia Glutinosa)
Mu Dan Pi (Paeonia Suffruticosa)
Zhi Zi (Gardenia Jasminoides)
Zhi Mu (Anemarrhena Asphodeloides)
Yu Jin (Curcuma Wenyujin)
Shan Zhu Yu (Cornus Officinalis)
Gan Cao (Zhi) (mix-fried Glycyrrhiza Uralensis)
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