Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang Granules

Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang Granules

Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang Granules

Brand E-Fong Granule Single Herbs
Unit Size 100g
Dosage As Directed
Potency 5:1
Chinese Symptomology Pain in the calves with Blood Deficiency or injury to the Yin.
Western Symptomology Spasms of the calves; abdominal muscle spasms; pain in the abdomen and back; irritability; mild chills; cramps in the hands.
Actions Supplements the blood and emolliates the liver, relaxes urgency (or cramping) and stops pain
Pattern Liver blood vacuity
Chinese name 芍藥甘草湯
English name Peony & Licorice Decoction

Within this formula, Bai Shao (Radix Alba Paeoniae) nourishes the blood and enriches yin, emolliates the liver and stops pain. Mixfried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) supplements the qi. Together, these two medicinals harmonize the liver and spleen and nourish the sinews. This formula is typically added to other formulas when there is spasm of the sinews and/or abdominal pain. This formula comes from Zhang Zhong-jings late Han dynasty Shan Han Lun (Treatise on Damage [Due to] Cold).

Pharmaceutical Latin Pin Yin Dosage Actions
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 6-30g

Nourishes the Blood, preserves Yin, softens the Liver and alleviates pain.

With Bai Shao, Regulates the Liver and Spleen and nourishes the sinews. With Zhi Gan Cao for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach and muscle spasms, especially in the calf, due to Blood Deficiency.

Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 6-20g

Tonifies and augments the Qi of the Middle Jiao, especially that of the Spleen.

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