Herbal Formula Database
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:
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:
All formulas in the primary category of "calm the spirit" are listed below.
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