Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan - Peony and Licorice Decoction

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Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "shao yao gan cao wan" , 芍藥甘草丸, which in english is "peony and licorice decoction", is categorized within the "harmonize" functional grouping and within the "regulate and harmonize the liver and spleen" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Cramping and/or muscle spasms that are due to fluid deficiency.
  • Frozen shoulder, trigger finger.
  • General tightness or cramps especially along the tendons or ligaments.
  • Restless leg syndrome for patients who present with yin and blood deficiency as the primary cause.

Our shop contains shao yao gan cao wan from the following manufacturer:

  • Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan - HBW
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    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. Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Bai Shao (White Peony Root) - Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to…
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  • Zhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root) - This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the …
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    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. Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence liver blood deficiency and/or liver yin deficiency.

    Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain, back pain, irritability, leg cramps, neck pain and/or sciatica

    As noted above, shao yao gan cao wan is within the harmonize functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "regulate and harmonize the liver and spleen", which contains the following formulas:

  • Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan (Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver) - Liver qi stagnation signs - hypochondriac tension, abdomina…
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  • Da Bu Gan Wan (Major Liver Nutrition Pills) - Brittle nails, yellowing of the skin (jaundice). Abdominal…
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  • Jiang Ya Wan (Repress The Blood Pressure Pills) - Hypertension particularly with ascendent yang and heat sign…
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  • Jia Wei Gui Pi Wan (Augmented Restore The Spleen Decoction) - A combination of jia wei xiao yao wan and gui pi wan - simi…
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  • Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan (Free and Easy Wanderer Pills) - Derived from the base formula, xiao yao wan, an important f…
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  • Pian Tou Tong Wan (Migraine Pills) - Headaches and/or migraines caused by liver yang or liver fi…
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  • Ping Gan Liu Qi Yin Wan (Dang Gui And Pinellia Combination) - Liver qi stagnation with blood deficiency heat - signs of…
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  • Shu Gan Wan (Liver Comfort Pills) - Abdominal and/or Hypochondriac pain, cramps or spasms resul…
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  • Si Ni San Wan (Frigid Extremities Powder Pills) - Important formula for liver qi stagnation - manifesting as …
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  • Tong Xie Yao Fang Wan (Important Pills for Painful Diarrhea / Calm Wind Pills) - Diarrhea, particularly with abdominal cramping. Diarrhea w…
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  • Xiao Chai Hu Tang Wan (Minor Bupleurum Decoction) - Shao Yang Syndrome (or "lesser yang stage") - alternating f…
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  • Xiao Yao Wan (Free and Easy Wanderer) - Depression, anxiety, loss of motivation - resulting from li…
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  • Yi Gan Wan (Restrain The Liver Powder) - Anxiety, palpitations, easily frightened, alternating fever…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "harmonize" are listed below.

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