Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian
( HawthoPower™ )
Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian
(HawthoPower™ )
200 mg 200 Tablets | Item #: AH034D
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Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian (Hawthopower™, formerly Shan Zha Jiang Zhi Pian, 山楂健脂片) is a Chinese herbal supplement used to support a healthy lipid metabolism and a healthy weight.
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What does it do?

Hawthopower™ is an all natural Chinese herbal formula with Hawthorn berry as a main ingredient. Hawthorn (Crataegus) fruits are consumed all over the world in various forms. Hawthorn is also a well known herb in both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Western herbalism. In TCM, Hawthorn berries support digestion to remove food retention in the stomach, and support blood circulation to disperse blood stasis. In the West, herbalists primarily use Hawthorn berries along with the Hawthorn leaf and flower to support heart health.

The action of Hawthorn berry is enhanced by inclusion of several other Chinese herbs such as Dan Shen (Salvia root) and Shou Wu (Polygoni Multiflori root) in the Hawthopower™ formula as outlined below. The formulation is based on the principle of TCM.

Dan Shen (Salvia root) is perhaps the best known and the most commonly used Chinese herb for invigorating blood and removing blood stasis.

Shou Wu (Polygoni Multiflori root) is a famous Chinese herb that tonifies the liver and kidneys.

Huang Lian (Coptis rhizome) is a key Chinese herb that drains fire and dampness and resolves toxicity. It is the rich source of berberine.

Da Huang (Rhubarb root) drains fire and removes toxins. The Chinese herb moistens intestines to support bowel movement.

Mu Li (Oyster shell) nourishes the Yin energy and calms the liver.

Does research support Hawthopower?

Extracts made from Hawthorn berries have been shown in many studies to support normal lipid metabolism, healthy cholesterol levels and heart function.


Chinese hawthorn fruitCrataegus pillnatijida(Shan Zha)
Chinese salvia root & rhizomeSalvia miltiorrhiza(Dan Shen)
Fo-ti cured root tuberPolygonum multiflorum(Zhi He Shou Wu)
Oyster shell (Mu Li)
Chinese rhubarb cured root & rhizomeRheum officinale(Zhi Da Huang)
Coptis rhizomeCoptis chinensis(Huang Lian)
Semiaquilegia adoxoides rootSemiaquilegia adoxoides(Tian Kui Zi)
Chinese arisaema cured rhizomeArisaema erubescens(Zhi Nan Xing)
Other ingredients: corn starch (non-GMO), dextrin, magnesium stearate.
We use as little fillers/binders as possible which together amounts to 7% of the tablet weight.

Guang Ci Tang® Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian (Hawthopower™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.

Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Shan Zha Jian Zhi Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.

Hawthopower™ is a Guang Ci Tang signature formula.

Shan Zha Jian Zhi Pian tablets are made with 100% natural herbs that are tested for authenticity, quality, and potency. A traditional water decoction is prepared with the herbs to reproduce the time-tested efficacy of the formula, and this water decoction is concentrated with our proprietary technology to form a potent extract that is made into easily absorbed tablets, which are remarkably effective, easy to use, and safe. The tablets are produced by Guang Ci Tang® in our state of the art cGMP-certified facility and imported in accordance with U.S. FDA guidelines. When you choose Guang Ci Tang® products, you are taking advantage of a wonderful fusion of science and tradition that incorporates the highest standards in the field of Chinese medicine today.

Check for an independent US lab test report.
Please note that our tablets may appear neutral in finishing and a little brittle. You may observe a tiny bit of fine powder at the bottom of your bottle and occasionally one or a couple of broken tablets after transportation. This is because unlike other manufacturers, our tablets are not coated as part of our effort to minimize the use of excipients and to make them as pure as possible. These tablets can also be easily dissolved in hot water to serve as tea.

Guang Ci Tang® Advantages

Effective. Safe. Affordable

  • True 5:1 concentration
  • Double the strength of other brands
  • Minimal fillers and binders
  • No pharmaceuticals, sugar, or dyes
  • Comprehensive lab testing (e.g., heavy metals,etc.)
  • Made in a cGMP certified facility
  • Unbeatable value
  • Safely used in the USA since 1995
How to use it?

The standard dosage for Hawthopower™ is 5 tablets each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 14 to 20 days.

The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed. Consult your practitioner for precise dosage recommendations based on body weight and other factors.

Hawthopower™ is a tonic and therefore it usually takes time before its effects become apparent.


Side effects

Hawthopower™ has been safely used with few adverse effects.


1. Not for use during pregnancy.


Hawthopower™ is gluten free


Use with caution if your digestion function is weak (e. g., diarrhea.)
Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
Keep out of reach of children.
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