Li Zhong Wan by Blue Poppy’s Great Nature Classics is a formula that comes from Zhang Zhong-jings late Han dynasty Shang Han Lun (Treatise on Damage [Due to] Cold).
Within this formula, Ren Shen, Bai Zhu, and mix-fried Gan Cao fortify the spleen and supplement the qi, while Gan Jiang warms yang.
Actions: Fortifies the spleen and warms the middle
Pattern: Middle burner yang vacuity
Tongue: Pale tongue, white coating
Pulse: Submerged, thin
Branch: Spleen, Stomach
Contraindications: Because this formula contains ingredients that warm and dry, it should not be used for externally-contracted conditions with fever or yin deficiency. For sudden turmoil disorder, its use should be discontinued once the vomiting and diarrhea have stopped.
Chinese Symptomology: Signs & symptoms of middle burner yang vacuity include: Diarrhea with watery stools, nausea and vomiting, no thirst, lack of appetite, abdominal pain liking warmth and pressure, a pale tongue with white fur, a deep, forceless pulse.
Adults take 3 capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Li Zhong Wan Ingredients in 3 capsules:
Gan Jiang (dry Rhizoma Zingiberis) 187.5 mg
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 187.5 mg
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 187.5 mg
Mix-fried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 187.5 mg