Tang-Kuei & Bupleurum Fotmula by Sun Ten also known as Xiao Yao San soothes the liver, relieves liver qi stagnancy, tonifies blood and spleen, and harmonizes the stomach.
Xiao Yao San translates as Free and Easy Wanderer has been used for more than a thousand years to bring the mind and body back into balance. The formulas name came from a chapter of the Zhaungzi, which is an ancient book of Taoist short stories urging freedom from constraints. Just as water freely flows around obstacles, this formula helps you to take problems in stride and go with the flow.
Supports Normal Menstruation
Soothe the Liver
Relieve Liver Qi Stagnancy
Tonify Blood and Spleen
Harmonizes the Stomach
Chai Hu: a root that relieves constraint and promotes energy flow; popular herb for relieving depression
Dang Gui: angelica root helps relieve anemic symptoms and stimulate blood circulation
Bai Shao: peony root regulates the menstrual cycle and relieves painful spasms
Bai Zhu: an herb that helps increase energy and reduce edema
Fu Ling: a sweet herb that balances the digestive system and promotes mental tranquility
Zhi Gan Cao: honey-fried licorice helps boost energy, relieves spasms, and balances formula
Ingredients: Bupleurum root (chai hu), Dong quai root (dang gui),Chinese peony root without bark (bai shao), Bai-zhu atractylodes rhizome (bai zhu),Poria sclerotium (fu ling), Chinese licorice root & rhizome (gan cao), Chinese mint aboveground parts (bo he), Ginger fresh rhizome (sheng jiang).
Dissolve 1 to 2 grams in a cup of hot water to make a tea 2 to 3 times daily.