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SHAO YAO GAN CAO WAN - Peony and Licorice


$ 49.00
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Peony and Licorice Formula

WAN=Tablet, SAN=Powder, TANG=Decoction

Choose: Concentrated Granules (dissolves in water), Quality Whole Herbs (requires boiling), and/or Pills

This formula from the SHANG HAN LUN (Cold Induced Disorders) is used to relieve muscle spasms from combined Liver Blood Stagnation and Spleen QI Vacuity. It is also used to neutralize toxicity from unprepared aconite (FU ZI).

With fixed pain, switch out BAI SHAO with CHI SHAO

With accompanying cold add GAN JIANG or ROU GUI

With accompanying heat add a small amount of HUANG LIAN or HUANG QIN

For lower body involvement add NIU XI.

For abdominal support add XIANG FU or ZHI KE

Also Available in Pill Form

SHAO YAO GAN CAO TANG Uses, and Indications of When to Use

  • Muscle Spasms
  • Cramps in Lower Extremities
  • Spasmodic Pain
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Low back pain
  • Calf Spasms

TCM Uses and Properties

  • Harmonizes the Middle Burner
  • Harmonizes the Blood

SHAO YAO GAN CAO TANG Recipe Ingredients

BAI SHAO White Peony  50%
ZHI GAN CAO Baked Licorice 50%


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*These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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