Summary

  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to release exterior and dispense external heat, soothe the liver and harmonise the stomach
  • This formula was originally used in the treatment of the lesser Yang syndrome in acute febrile diseases due to invasion by exogenous cold
  • The skilful combination of warming and cooling, as well as tonifying and dispersing ingredients, lend this formula its unique and wide ranging therapeutic applications
  • May be used as a foundation formula in treating perimenopausal syndrome, post-viral debility, frequently seen in cases of newly diagnosed chronic fatigue syndrome

Indications: 

  • Common cold or influenza with lingering low grade fever
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome, post viral debility
  • Bronchitis
  • Tonsillitis
  • Otitis media
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gastritis, duodenitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Puerperal fever
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Perimenopausal syndrome

TCM Syndromes: 

  • Lesser Yang (shao yang) stage pathogen
  • Gallbladder Qi invasion of the stomach

Key clinical features:

  • Irritability
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Poor appetite
  • Wiry pulse

Dosage & warnings

3 capsules twice daily 1 hour away from meals

Caution for those on any type of sedative drug

Only take as directed.

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This product is listed with the TGA - AustL 148093. The TGA publishes product info, including excipients under the "Other ingredients" subheading (not typically listed on the product label). Download the TGA public summary below.