Due to the depletion of Yin fluids, a relative excess of Yang may result in heat signs. Irritability, palpitations and insomnia are commonly seen in such cases. Since this pattern involves primarily the upper burner (thoracic cavity), it is not surprising that this formula is also used for certain conditions involving the Heart such as palpitations and coronary artery disease. Sheng Mai Yin is also one of the only TCM formulas indicated for acute collapse.
Sheng Mai Pian is an elegantly balanced formula consisting of just 3 medicinal herbs. The chief herb is Dang Shen (Codonopsis) or Ren Shen (Ginseng) which both are famous and powerful Qi tonic herbs. Dang Shen is often used as a Ginseng substitute for its similar action, but is also milder and more affordable. Dang Shen tonifies the Qi of the Spleen and Lungs, restoring vital energy and also tonifies Blood. It also promotes the generation of fluids and stops sweating. Its applications include fatigue, tiredness, short of breath, and loss of appetite etc.† Modern studies have found that Codonopsis extracts have a protective effect on the formation of peptic ulcers induced by stress and inhibit the secretion of pepsin in the stomach.1 Codonopsis is also reported to strengthen the immune function and increase the count of red blood cells and the level of hemoglobin.
Mai Dong or Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon) is a deputy herb in this formula which has several functions. Mai Dong nourishes Yin and moistens the Lungs while clearing heat from the Heart and reducing irritability. Pairing Mai Dong with Ren Shen gives Sheng Mai Yin a very strong ability to generate fluids. Mai Dong has been studied for use in cases of coronary artery disease.2
Wu Wei Zi (Schisandra) is an astringent herb that is used to stop sweating by containing Lung Qi. When the Lung Qi is weak, it is often unable to control the pores, allowing spontaneous sweating at any time of day or night, with or without exertion. Wu Wei Zi also stops cough and generated body fluids, in harmony with Ren Shen and Mai Dong.
Wang ZT et al., (1997) Investigations on the protective action of Condonopsis pilosula (Dangshen) extract on experimentally-induced gastric ulcer in rats. Gen Pharmacol. Mar;28(3):469-7
Xin Yi Yao Xue Zha Zhi (New Journal of Medicine and herbology), 1977; 5:39
| Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae|
Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici
Fructus Schisandrae Chinensis
| (Dang Shen)|
(Wu Wei Zi)
Guang Ci Tang® Sheng Mai Pian (Pulsegenic™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.
At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Sheng Mai Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.
Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Sheng Mai Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.
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Pulsegenic™ is a tonic and therefore it usually takes time before its effects become apparent. It may take one month or more before symptoms begin to improve. An initial course of treatment is suggested as 6 bottles taken at the full dose.
Side effectsSheng Mai Pian (Wan) has been safely used with few adverse effects when it is used as directed.
1. Not for use during pregnancy.
AllergyPulsegenic™ is gluten free
Discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs.
Keep out of reach of children.
Use with caution in cases presenting with fever.