Si Jun Zi Tang by Blue Poppy’s Great Nature Classics is a formula that comes from Song Dynasty Tai Ping Hui Men He Hi Ju Fang (Tai Ping Imperical Grace Formulary).
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) is the sovereign medicinal in this formula. It is sweet, warm, and greatly supplements the source or original qi. It also fortifies the spleen and nourishes the stomach.
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) is the minister. It is bitter, warm, and fortifies the spleen and dries dampness.
The assistant is Fu Ling (Poria) which is sweet and bland, seeps dampness and fortifies the spleen. Used together, Fu Ling and Bai Zhus ability to fortify the spleen and eliminate dampness are strengthened, thus promoting movement and transformation.
The messenger or guide in this formula is mixfried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae). It is sweet, warm, and regulates the center.
Action: Supplements the source or original qi, fortifies the spleen, nourishes the stomach, and dries dampness.
Pattern: Spleen qi vacuity Tongue: An enlarged tongue with teeth-marks on its edges and/or cracks in its center
Pulse: A forceless, possibly fine pulse
Contraindications: Use with care in case of concomitant heat or dryness.
Chinese Symptomology: Fatigue, Lack of strength, Dizziness standing up, Easy bruising, Shortness of breath, Possible lack of appetite, Possible loose stools.
Western Symptomology: Gastrointestinal weakness, indigestion, chronic gastritis, anemia, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea.
Adults take 3 capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Si Jun Zi Tang Ingredients in 3 capsules:
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 204 mg
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 204 mg
Fu Ling (Poria) 204 mg
Mixfried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 138 mg