The herbal formula "gan mai da zao wan" , 甘麦大枣丸, which in english is "licorice, wheat, and jujube formula", is categorized within the "calm the spirit" functional grouping and within the "nourish the heart and calm the spirit" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Our shop contains gan mai da zao wan from the following manufacturers:
For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Gan Mai Da Zao Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
Tonifies spleen qi - weakness, shortness of breath, reduced appetite, loose stools. Nourishes the blood, calms the spirit - irritability, pale complexion, emotional disturbances, restlessness. Usef…
Stops excessive sweating from deficiency patterns - nightsweats, spontaneous sweating. Nourish the heart - palpitations, insomnia, irritability. Childhood bedwetting.
A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Gan Mai Da Zao Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence heart yin deficiency, liver qi stagnation and/or spleen qi deficiency.
Gan Mai Da Zao Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: anxiety, depression, insomnia, manic depression and/or menopause (hot flashes)
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding gan mai da zao wan.
In TCM the heart is where the mind resides, therefore when the heart is weak the mind becomes disturbed. Another component of the mind is the hun, which resides in the liver. Therefore when both the heart and liver are deficient the mind can become significantly ungrounded and abnormal behavior may result.
As noted above, gan mai da zao wan is within the calm the spirit functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "nourish the heart and calm the spirit", which contains the following formulas:
Insomnia and palpitations Anxiety, possible difficulty with concentration Irritibility and restlessness Tinnitus
For common variants of the modern western lifestyle - in Chinese Medicine terms, calms the spirit, balance liver and kidney yin, for a range of psycho-emotional and physical issues from chronic stres…
Shen related issues when arising from liver blood deficiency - anxiety, insomnia. Menopausal heat contributing to sleep and/or anxiety issues. Palpitations, night sweats, and general dryness.
All formulas in the primary category of "calm the spirit" are listed below.
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