An Shen Ding Zhi Wan - 安神定志丸 – Calming Poria Formula (Capsules)

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Item Number: A004-c
Chinese Name: 天王补心丹, An Shen Ding Zhi Wan
English Name: Calming Poria Formula
Treatment Principles: Calms the Shen and the mind; Strengthens Qi; Alleviates fearfulness
TCM Pattern: Heart and gallbladder Qi deficiency due to mental stress, shock or startle.
Potency: Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1 capsules.
Available in: Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules (100g/bottle)

What is An Shen Ding Zhi Wan?

An Shen Ding Zhi Wan, meaning “Calming Poria Formula” originated from China in the Qing Dynasty. 

Consisting of six herbs, this formula is designed to calm the spirit and stabilize the emotions.

What are the benefits of An Shen Ding Zhi Wan?

An Shen Ding Zhi Wan is traditionally used in TCM for calming the spirit, nourishing the heart, and tranquilizing the mind.

This formula is often recommended by practitioners for conditions involving restlessness, insomnia, anxiety and palpitations. It is believed to support mental wellness, and to provide nutritional support in the management of conditions such as stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, and depression.

What is the dosage and method for taking An Shen Ding Zhi Wan?

The generally recommended dosage of An Shen Ding Zhi Wan in capsule form is four capsules, two to three times daily; or as loose granules, 4.5 g mixed with hot water, 2-3 times per day. However, always follow your healthcare provider's instructions, as the dosage can vary based on your condition and response to treatment.

Please see What's the Recommended Dosage for Granule Herbs? for more information.

When can I expect to see results?

An Shen Ding Zhi Wan typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does An Shen Ding Zhi Wan have any side effects?

While An Shen Ding Zhi Wan is generally considered safe for most people, it can cause side effects in some individuals. Women who are pregnant, nursing, or postpartum as well as people with liver disease, should avoid or use An Shen Ding Zhi Wan with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about An Shen Ding Zhi Wan before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy An Shen Ding Zhi Wan

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum An Shen Ding Zhi Wan capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules (100g/bottle)

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase An Shen Ding Zhi Wan, look for suppliers who provide clear information about the product's origin, purity, and testing procedures to ensure you're getting a high-quality product. Please read Where to Buy Chinese Herbs Safely for more tips on how to source herbs safely.

An Shen Ding Zhi Wan from Treasure of the East is:
✔️ ISO Lab Tested & GMP Certified
✔️ Bio-Authentic with Full Traceability
✔️ Sustainably Sourced from Dao Di Farms


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    *The information provided here is for healthcare professional practitioners only. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

    Treasure of the East’s herbal extracts are full-spectrum, water-based extracts produced by Tianjiang Pharmaceutical. Unlike standardized extracts, which contain a concentrated quantity of a single marker chemical, full-spectrum herbal extracts contain all the active chemical constituents of whole herbs in concentrated form.  Treasure of the East herbs are full-spectrum and extracted using only purified water (more information).

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