Other Name: Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Bai shao, Zhi gan cao
Ingredients: Paeonia lactiflora root, Glycyrrhiza uralensis root-prep
Other Ingredients: Activated carbon, Botanical wax, Talcum
TCM Functions: Softens the Liver, Nourishes the Sinews, Calms Spasms
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used medium-term for a few weeks to a few months. It is often administered along with a constitutional formula for several months.Contraindications (all):
Contraindicated during the early stages of acute infection or illness, such as cold or flu. Contraindicated for diarrhea due to excess heat.