Primary signs of liver depression with heat and stasis include irritability, epigastric pain, costal (rib-side) pain, feeling of oppression in the chest and possibly a bitter taste in the mouth. The tongue will be red, especially on the sides and there may be a yellow coating. The pulse will be rapid and wiry.
This is a modern Chinese formulation based on the classical formula Jin Ling Zi San. Shu Gan Wan is more focused on alleviating pain.
Shu Gan Pian (LiverSoothe™) is composed of twelve medicinal herbs which course the liver Qi, move blood, clear heat and harmonize the stomach.
Chuan Lian Zi (Sichuan Chinaberry fruit) is an important Qi regulating herb. Here, it is paired with Yan Hu Suo (Cordyalis) and Xiang Fu (Cyperus rhizome), both of which are also effective Qi moving herbs. This combination is especially effective for relieving hypochondriac and abdominal pain resulting from Qi depression. Xiang Fu has been studied in particular for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders and has shown effectiveness at relieving abdominal cramps and pain due to Qi stagnation. Bai Shao (white Peony) is included to soften the liver and also relieve pain.
Mu Xiang (Aucklandia root), Hou Po (Magnolia cortex) and Sha Ren (Cardamon seed) are combined with Xiang Fu here to harmonize the liver and stomach and restore appetite. Dou Kou Ren (Amomum seed), in conjunction with Sha Ren and Hou Po dissolves dampness and strengthens the stomach. Chen Pi (Tangerine peel) and Fu Ling (Poria) further help to eliminate dampness, strengthen the middle and promote proper movement of Qi and relieve pain.
Zhi Qiao (Bitter Orange fruit) and Pian Jiang Huang (Curcuma wenyujin) move Qi and blood and alleviate pain.
| Fructus Toosendan|
Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Rhizoma Wenyujin Concisa
Radix Aucklandiae Lappae
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Fructus Amomi Rotundus
Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae
Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
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(Yan Hu Suo)
(Pian Jiang Huang)
(Dou Kou Ren)
Guang Ci Tang® Shu Gan Pian (LiverSoothe™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.
At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Shu Gan Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.
Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Shu Gan Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.
Shu Gan 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.
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Guang Ci TangВ® Advantages
Effective. Safe. Affordable
- True 5:1 concentration
- Double the strength of other brands
- Minimal or no 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
The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed (e. g., in an acute phase). Consult your practitioner for precise dosage recommendations based on body weight and other factors.
LiverSoothe™ 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 4 - 6 bottles taken at the full dose.
Side effectsShu Gan Pian (Wan) has been safely used with few adverse effects.
1. Not for use during pregnancy.
AllergyLiverSoothe™ is gluten free
Discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs.
Keep out of reach of children.
Avoid cold, oily and difficult to digest food for best results.
Not suitable for use if symptoms include dry mouth, thirst or dry stool.