Xiao Yao Pian (Wan) disperses liver Qi stagnation. While studies have yet to fully reveal how it works in modern biomedical terms, researches have suggested that Xiao Yao Wan may regulate menstruation by regulating the secretion of hormones. In a study of 51 subjects, levels of estrogen (E2) and prolactin were significantly reduced after use of Xiao Yao Wan whereas no change was observed in the level of testosterone.1.
Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan is derived from Xiao Yao Wan by the inclusion of additional herbs that clear heat. So in addition to perform the same function of Xiao Yao Wan, Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan may also reduce the Heat that causes symptoms like hot flashes.
Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan is indicated in China Pharmacopoeia2 for soothing the liver and clearing heat, strengthening the spleen and nourishing the blood. It is used for Liver Qi stagnation which causes distension pain in the chest, hypochondria, irritability, loss of appetite, weakness, and irregular menstruation.†
For more information on Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan, please refer to the related formula Xiao Yao Wan.
| Radix Bupleuri Chinensis |
Radix Angelicae Sinensis
Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis
Cortex Moutan Radicis
Fructus Gardeniae Jasminoidis
Herba Menthae Haplocalycis
Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens
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(Mu Dan Pi)
The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed (e. g., in an acute phase or with heavy body weight).
As the herbal formula is a mild tonic, results may only be noticeable after 2 weeks. It is suggested to take 4 to 6 bottles in full dose as the first regimen. The dose may then be reduced.
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