120 capsules x 5000mg. from Blue Poppy Classics
Indications: Chest and rib-side pain, stomach duct distention and fullness, dry, parched mouth and throat, acid regurgitation, chronic hepatitis, hepato- and/or splenomegaly, liver cirrhosis, menstrual irregularities, perimenopausal syndrome, etc.
Applications in Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Liver blood-kidney Yin vacuity with concomitant liver depression qi stagnation
Nourishes and enriches liver blood and kidney yin at the same time as it courses the liver and rectifies the qi
This formula should not be used for distention and pain due to phlegm or dampness.
Signs & symptoms of liver blood vacuity include:
Pale skin, lips, inner eyelids, tongue
Muscle cramps, especially at night
Prematurely grey hair
Signs & symptoms of kidney yin vacuity include:
Low back and knee soreness and limpness
Frequent but scanty urination
A red tongue with scanty fur
A fine pulse
Signs & symptoms of liver depression qi stagnation include:
A bowstring pulse
Breast and/or rib-side distention and pain
Within this formula, Sheng Di, Gou Qi Zi, and Dang Gui nourish liver blood and enrich kidney yin. She Shen and Mai Men Dong also enrich yin and engender fluids, remembering that blood and fluids share a common source and that blood and essence share a common source. Chuan Lian Zi courses the liver and rectifies the qi without plundering yin.
Sheng Di (uncooked Radix Rehmanniae) 114 mg
Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii) 91 mg
Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae) 91 mg
Mai Men Dong (Radix Ophiopogonis) 91 mg
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 68 mg
Chuan Lian Zi (Fructus Toosendam) 45 mg
2 capsules, 2 times a day
120 capsules x 5000mg. (500mg. x 10:1 concentration ratio)
Note: All Blue Poppy brand products come with the manufacturing date marked (MFG or Manuf. Date), the expiration date is 5 years from the date indicated on the bottom or side of the packaging.