Dang Gui Yin Zi - 当归饮子 - Dang Gui Decoction (Granules)

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Item Number: D065
Chinese Name: 当归饮子, Dang Gui Yin Zi
English Name: Dang Gui Decoction
Formula Principles: Nourishes the blood, moistens dryness, clears Heat, dispels Wind, relieves itching*
TCM Pattern: Skin disorders due to Blood Deficiency with External Wind
Potency: Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1 granules.
Available in: Granules (100g/bottle)

What is Dang Gui Yin Zi?

Dang Gui Yin Zi, also known as Dang Gui Decoction, is a classical formula best known for its ability to relieve itch.

What are the benefits of Dang Gui Yin Zi?

Dang Gui Yin Zi is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to nourish the blood, moisten dryness, clear heat and dispel wind.

Those suffering from chronic skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and urticaria may benefit from this formula. Typically, itching is worse at night for this pattern.

What is the dosage and method for taking Dang Gui Yin Zi?

The generally recommended dosage of Dang Gui Yin Zi 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?

Dang Gui Yin Zi typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Dang Gui Yin Zi have any side effects?

While Dang Gui Yin Zi 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 Dang Gui Yin Zi with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Dang Gui Yin Zi before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Dang Gui Yin Zi

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Dang Gui Yin Zi granules (100g/bottle).

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Dang Gui Yin Zi, 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.

Dang Gui Yin Zi 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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