Kan Essentials Lift the Qi

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Lift the Qi 

ABOUT THE HERBS

Lift the Qi (Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang) was first published in the 13th century work, Treatise on the Spleen and Stomach, written by Li Dongyuan. Its incorporation of Four Gentlemen Decoction (Si Jun Zi Tang) speaks to its Spleen Qi or digestion-supporting effects. Chinese red ginseng root and rhizome, White atractylodes rhizome, Tangerine dried rind of mature fruit and Chinese licorice root and rhizome constitute four of the Six GentlePets (Liu Jun Zi Tang) formula, a quintessential Spleen Qi tonic. Astragalus root, together with White atractylodes rhizome, boosts Wei Qi production, supporting a healthy immune system. Dong quai root nourishes Liver Blood that has been weakened by flagging Spleen Qi. Bupleurum root moves Liver Qi that has become stagnant from the lack of Blood. Cimicifuga rhizome also helps mobilize this stagnant Qi, which has sunk down to and become trapped in the lower abdomen.\

CHINESE HERBAL ACTIONS

Supplements original Qi, raises sinking Spleen Qi, moves Liver Qi.

PHYSICAL INDICATIONS

• Occasional digestive disturbances, loss of appetite, diarrhea and/or constipation.

• Occasional depression, anxiety, separation anxiety, emotional sensitivities such as noise, phobias, aggression, mild territoriality.

• Occasional sluggishness, tired limbs, fatigue, restless sleep.

• Supports a healthy immune system.

PULSE

Often toned and usually relaxes immediately upon acupuncture of Spleen 4.

TONGUE

Often pale or lavender. 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

None.

INGREDIENTS

Pinyin Name

Common Name

Hong ren shen

Chinese red ginseng root and rhizome

Dang qui shen

Dong quai root

Huang qi

Astragalus root

Bai zhu

White atractylodes rhizome

Chai hu

Bupleurum root

Chen pi

Tangerine dried rind of mature fruit

Gan cao

Chinese licorice root and rhizome

Sheng ma

Cimicifuga rhizome

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