Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "sha shen mai dong wan" , 沙参麦冬玩, which in english is "glehnia and ophiopogonis decoction", is categorized within the "treat dryness" functional grouping and within the "gently disperse and moisten dryness" sub-category.
You may also see this formula referenced by: Sha Shen Mai Dong Tang, Adenophora and Ophiopogon Combination.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Our shop contains sha shen mai dong 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. Sha Shen Mai Dong 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. Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung dryness, lung yin deficiency and/or stomach yin deficiency.
Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: acid reflux disease (gerd), asthma, cough, diabetes type ii, epigastric pain, lung cancer, pneumonia, sore throat and/or wheezing (dyspnea)
As noted above, sha shen mai dong wan is within the treat dryness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "gently disperse and moisten dryness", which contains the following formulas:
All formulas in the primary category of "treat dryness" are listed below.
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