Sijunzi Tang Wan

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Sijunzi Tang Wan (simplified Chinese: 四君子汤丸; traditional Chinese: 四君子湯丸) also called the Four Gentlemen, is a brown pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "replenish qi and invigorate the functions of the spleen".[1] It tastes slightly sweet. It is used where there is "deficiency of qi of the spleen and stomach marked by anorexia and loose bowels".[2] SiJunzi Tang Wan is the base for many spleen qi deficiency formulas in Traditional Chinese medicine.[3]

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix CodonopsisSi 党参 200
Rhizoma Atractylodes macrocephala (stir-baked) 白术 (炒) 200
Poria (Fu Ling) 茯苓 200
Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata 炙甘草 100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.
  2. ^ Long Zhixian, Li Qingye, Liu Zhanwen. "Formulas of Traditional Chinese Medicine" (方剂学 fāngjì xué), Academy Press (学苑出版社 xuéyuàn chūbǎnshè), Beijing University of Traditional Medicine. 2005. ISBN 7-5077-1270-2.
  3. ^ Chen, John K; Chen, Tina T (2009) Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications. Art of Medicine Press. ISBN 0-9740635-7-6.