Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang - 独活寄生汤 - Angelica & Mistletoe Combination (Capsules)
Item Number: D100-c
Chinese Name: 独活寄生汤, Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang
English Name: Angelica & Mistletoe Combination
Treatment Principles: Disperses Wind-Dampness; Scatters Cold; Stops Bi pain; Tonifies the Kidneys and Liver; Tonifies Qi; Nourishes the Blood*
TCM Pattern: Bi Syndrome with Kidney and Liver Deficiency; Bi Syndrome with Qi and Blood Deficiency; Invasion of the muscles and bones by Wind-Cold-Damp; Atrophy disorder
Potency: Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1 capsules.
Available in: Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules. (100g/bottle)
What is Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang?
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang is a traditional Chinese herbal formula developed around 650 AD and documented in Important Formulas Worth a Thousand Gold Pieces.
This formula is primarily used in cases of chronic joint pain due to Wind-Dampness invading the lower body.
What are the benefits of Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang?
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang is used to dispel pathogenic wind-dampness, nourish the liver and kidneys, and strengthen the spleen and stomach.
Modern day uses for Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang include assisting musculoskeletal health and age-related conditions. It's considered beneficial for those suffering from chronic pain, stiffness, or weakness, particularly those related to arthritic conditions or muscle atrophy.
What is the dosage and method for taking Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang?
The generally recommended dosage of Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang 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?
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.
Does Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang have any side effects?
While Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang 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 Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang with caution.
As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang before any course of treatment is started.
Where to buy Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang
If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang, 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.
Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang 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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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).