According to Chinese medicine, symptoms like fatigue, poor digestion, abdominal distention, and pale skin point to a spleen qi deficiency. This condition led to the development of a spleen-fortifying formula that has been popular for years.
Chinese name: Kwei Be Wan, Gui Pi Wan (gway pee wahn)
Also known as: Angelica Longana Tea, Bring Back the Spleen Pills
Fatigue, palpitations, poor memory, insomnia
Tonifies spleen qi and heart blood
This ancient classical formula, available in convenient pill form, treats symptoms of deficiency in both the heart and spleen. This sort of imbalance often arises as a result of excessive thinking or preoccupation and is often referred to as "student's syndrome." Symptoms of spleen qi deficiency include fatigue, poor digestion, abdominal distention, loose stools, and pale face. The ingredients used to fortify the spleen are Codonopsis (dang shen), Poria (fu ling), Saussurea (mu xiang), Atractylodes (bai zhu), licorice (gan cao), and Astragalus (huang qi).
The symptoms of heart blood deficiency are insomnia, poor memory, restless dreaming, mental restlessness, and dizziness. These are addressed by the inclusion of Ziziphus seed (suan zao ren), Polygala (yuan zhi), Angelica sinensis (dang gui), and longan fruit (long yan rou).
Since a deficiency of spleen qi involves an impairment of the body's ability to assimilate nutrients through digestion, it often leads to a deficiency of blood. Therefore, the qi tonic herbs synergistically assist the blood tonic herbs in enriching the heart blood, another demonstration of the subtle elegance of traditional Chinese herbal medicine.
Manufacturer: Lanzhou Foci
Dosage: 8 pills, three times a day
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