Many women, especially young women, experience menstrual cramps. Menstrual cramps in the lower abdomen or back usually start one or two days before menstrual flow, and last through the first two days of the period. Menstrual cramps may be relieved with common painkillers like acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin (Motrin), or ibuprofen (Advil).
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has long been used to reduce menstrual cramps. From traditional Chinese medicine's point of view, menstrual cramps are related to cold accumulation in the lower abdomen. This can be caused by eating too much ice cream during menstruation, or getting wet and cold in rainy weather. This results in Qi stagnation and Blood stasis in the uterus and subsequently menstrual cramps.
Therefore, a main approach of TCM to menstrual pain is to warm the uterus to expel the cold, while promoting blood circulation and Qi flow to remove blood stasis. In a widely reported study in 2007 researchers found that the Chinese medicine was effective for supporting a healthy menstruation† (Read more.)
MensesEase™ is a Chinese herbal medicine formulated in the principle of TCM to maintain a smooth menstruation. MensesEase is indicated in China Pharmacopoeia1 for invigorating blood, expelling cold, regulating menstruation, and alleviating cramps.† The Chinese medicine is used for stagnation of blood caused by cold and abdominal discomfort during menstruation.† MensesEase mainly consists of the following Chinese herbs.
Dang Gui (Angelica sinensis root) is the best known and most commonly used Chinese herb in gynecological applications. The medicinal herb both nourishes and activates the blood and regulates menses.
Bai Shao (Poeny root) nourishes the blood, harmonizes the liver and relieves spasm.† It is often used in TCM for irregular menses.
Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage rhizome) is a unique Chinese herb that both invigorates the Blood and moves Qi. It expels wind and relieves discomfort.†
Shu Di Huang (prepared Rehmannia root) nourishes the Yin energy and tonifies the blood.
Yan Hu Suo(Corydalis rhizome) invigorates the Blood, moves Qi, and alleviates discomfort. Its multiple ingredients are shown to have strong analgesic action.†
Yi Mu Cao (Chinese Motherwort herb) is an important Chinese herb for gynecological applications. It invigorates Blood, regulates menses, and reduces masses.†
Chong Wei Zi (Chinese Motherwort fruit) invigorates Blood and regulates menses as Chinese Motherwort herb.
Xiang Fu (Cyperi rhizome) soothes liver and moves Qi, regulates menstruation and relieves disomfort.†
Hong Hua (Safflower) is known to promote blood circulation and resolve blood stasis.†
Rou Gui (Cinnamon bark) is well known for warming Kidneys and expelling cold in TCM. It also invigorates blood and regulates menstruation.†
Pao Jiang (Roasted Ginger) is commonly used to warm the stomach and disperse cold. It also warms menses and stops bleeding in TCM.†
Dan Shen (Salvia root) is a famous Chinese herb for promoting blood circulation and removing blood stasis. It is often used for irregular menses and menstrual cramps.†
China Pharmacopoeia 2000.
| Radix Angelicae Sinensis|
Rhizoma Cyperi Rotundi
Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae
Radix Aucklandiae Lappae
Rhizoma Zingiberis Preparata
Flos Carthami Tinctorii
Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong
Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae Viride
Cortex Cinnamomi Cassiae
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae
| (Dang Gui)|
(Yan Hu Suo)
(Chong Wei Zi)
(Yi Mu Cao)
(Shu Di Huang)
Guang Ci Tang® Tong Jing Pian (MensesEase™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.
At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Tong Jing Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.
Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Tong Jing Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.
Tong Jing 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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The standard dosage for MensesEase™ is 7 tablets each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 10 to 14 days.
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.
MensesEase™ may be taken starting 5 days before the onset of menses and lasting till 2 days into menses. Repeat the regimen for the second and third menstrual cycle. Alternatively, it may be taken continuously during the whole menstrual cycle.
Side effectsMensesEase has been safely used with few adverse effects when taken as directed.
1. Not for use during pregnancy.
AllergyMensesEase™ is gluten free
For best result, avoid taking cold medicines at the same time.
For best result, avoid taking ginseng at the same time.
Not suitable if menses is heavy at the onset.
Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
Keep out of reach of children.