Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "gu ben wan" , 固本丸, which in english is "replenish the root teapills", is categorized within the "treat dryness" functional grouping and within the "enrich the yin and moisten dryness" sub-category.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Gu Ben Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains gu ben wan from the following manufacturer:
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. Gu Ben 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. Gu Ben Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung dryness, lung yin deficiency and/or stomach yin deficiency.
Gu Ben Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: constipation
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding gu ben wan.
Yin energy is responsible for keeping the organs nourished and moistened. Therefore when yin is chronicly low, dryness is the result.
All formulas in the primary category of "treat dryness" are listed below.
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