Indications: Shen Disturbances, Heart Heat, Liver Attacking the Heart. Adaptogenic and nervine-type herbs have traditionally been used to normalize the stress response to life's challenges. Because stressors cannot always be eliminated in life, your ability to adapt to stressors well can have a huge impact on your overall health and wellness as stress has been linked to every chronic disease known. Adaptogenic herbs have also been used to help address stress from changes in weather, stress from moving, or changes of environment.
Featuring withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, or Indian ginseng!
Related Article: Learn how Chinese medicine addresses stress
Note: Organs mentioned are energetic organ systems according to TCM, not western medicine.
Withania somnifera root - ashwaganda - certified organic
Acanthopanax senticosus root - wu jia pi -certified organic
Foeniculum vulgare seed - xiao hu xiang - certified organic
Schisandra chinensis fruit - wu wei zi - certified organic
Lavender officinalis flower - xun yi cao – certified organic
Melissa officinalis herb - níng méng you cao - certified organic
Althaea officinalis root - marshmallow - certified organic
Avena sativa herb - yan mai cao - certified organic
Quantity-4 oz./114 gr. - Approximately 1000 teapills
Bottle lasts about 5 weeks
Serving Size: 8 Teapills
Servings Per Container: 125
Directions: Take 8 teapills 3 times per day or as directed by a health care professional.
Other Ingredients: 30% Certified Organic Brown Rice Flour
Warning: This formula has not been evaluated for use in pregnant or nursing women.
Keep Out of Reach of Children.
Store in a cool dry place 56-82ºF.
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Formula Break Down
- Withania somnifera root, or ashwaganda is an Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb that is protective and regenerative to the nervous system with calming qualities for the mind while rejuvenating to the body.
- Acanthopanax senticosus root, wu jia pi, or eleuthro (formerly Siberian ginseng) is in a class of herbs called "adaptogens" used to better adapt to emotional and environmental stressors.
- Foeniculum vulgare seed, xiao hu xiang, or fennel seed nourishes the Liver and promotes digestibility of formula.
- Schisandra chinensis fruit, or wu wei zi
- Prunella vulgaris herb, xia ku cao, or selfheal soothes Liver-Heat.
- Lavender officinalis flower, or xun yi cao "calms the Spirit" according to Chinese medicine and relieves Heart Qi constraints.
- Melissa officinalis herb, níng méng you cao, or lemon balm soothes and restores nerves, promotes clear thinking, Calms the Spirit, and breaks up Heart Qi constraints.
- Althaea officinalis root, or marshmallow aids with the absorption of formula.
- Avena sativa herb, yan mai cao, or oat straw is a sweet, warm herb that is neurorestorative, neuro-nourishing, and neuro-harmonizing.
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