Si Jun Zi Tang Wan - Four Gentlemen Teapills

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Si Jun Zi Tang Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "si jun zi tang wan" , 四君子汤, which in english is "four gentlemen teapills", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the qi" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Si Jun Zi Tang, Si Jung Zi Tang, Szu Chun Tzu Tang, Four Noble Ingredients Decoction, Major Four Herb Combination.

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

  • General qi tonification formula - weak extremities, lassitude, pale face, poor appetite, loose stools.
  • Due to the strenghtening functions can bolster immunity.
  • Spleen qi deficiency is the backdrop of many conditions such as chronic fatigue syndrome, gastritis, IBS, abdominal pain.
  • Possibly menstrual issues such as PMS or menorrhagia.
  • Chronic hepatitis.

Our shop contains si jun zi tang wan from the following manufacturer:

($28.00) Add To Cart View Si Jun Zi Tang - Sun Ten

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. Si Jun Zi Tang Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBai Zhu (Atractylodes (White) Rhizome)

Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, edema. Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating - spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency. Calm…

ViewFu Ling (Poria, China Root)

Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat. Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, …

ViewRen Shen (Ginseng Root)

Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating, weak pulse (often used alone for this condition after severe blood loss). Tonify lung qi - wheezi…

ViewZhi Gan Cao (Honey Fried Licorice Root)

This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas.  See Gan Cao for complete information.

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. Si Jun Zi Tang Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence spleen qi deficiency.

Si Jun Zi Tang Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue, hepatitis (b or c), immunity, irritable bowel syndrome (ibs), menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding) and/or premenstrual syndrome (pms)

As noted above, si jun zi tang wan is within the tonify functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "tonify the qi", which contains the following formulas:

ViewBu Zhong Yi Qi Wan (Tonify the Middle and Augment the Qi Formula)

Coldness of the limbs, borborygmus with loose stools or diarrhea due to spleen yang deficiency. Spontaneous or easy sweating, general fatigue, changes in appetite due to spleen qi deficiency. Pale …

ViewGu Zhi Shu Song Wan (Osteoporosis Tablets)

For bone disorders includeing osteoporosis and osteopenia. May help reduce or prevent further bone loss.

ViewSheng Mai Yin Wan (Replenish Pulse Pills)

Dry mouth, dry skin, dark or scanty urine from yin and fluid deficiency. Fatigue, shortness of breath, and spontaneous sweating.

ViewShen Ling Bai Zhu Wan (Ginseng, Poria & Atractylodes Pills)

Diarrhea, loose stools, or mucus/greasy stools from damp accumulation in the spleen/stomach. Borborygmus, low appetite, fatigue, and/or pale complexion resulting from spleen qi deficiency. Colitis,…

ViewTe Xiao Bi Min Gan Wan (Specially Effective Nasal Allergy Pills)

Generally useful for a range of allergy symptoms - seasonal allergies, rhinitis, sinusitis, dry or watery eyes, sinus headaches, etc.  Can be used both as a preventative and as a symptomatic aid for …

ViewXiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan (Aucklandia, Amomi & Six Gentlemen Pills)

A modified version of the base, zhi zhu wan, which is used to treat qi stagnation and food retention from qi deficiency.  This modification includes herbs which add more movement and damp drying. Di…

ViewXiang Sha Yang Wei Wan (Aucklandia Amomi Nurture Stomach Pills)

Low appetite, apathy towards eating due to spleen qi deficiency. Acid reflux, indigestion, epigastric pain, tendency to feel full even with small quantities of food. Food stagnation due to overeati…

All formulas in the primary category of "tonify" are listed below.

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