Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan - 桂枝茯苓丸 - Cinnamon & Poria Formula (Granules)

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What is Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan?

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan, known as Cinnamon & Poria Formula, is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) formulated by Zhang Zhong Jing in the late Han Dynasty. Traditionally, it was used to relieve gynecological issues including menstrual pain, fibroids, and endometriosis, by promoting healthy blood circulation.

What are the benefits of Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan?

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan is widely known as a blood moving formula. In TCM, Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan reduces blood stagnation in the Uterus, promotes blood circulation and softens masses. TCM practitioners often recommend Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan for dysmenorrhea, masses, ovarian cysts, and other conditions associated with blood stagnation in the lower abdomen.

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan is also a commonly used formula for Fertility Cycle Therapy during ovulation (day 12 to day 15). Source: TCM Gynecological Technology and Chinese Herbal Formula Guidance.

What is the dosage and method for taking Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan?

The generally recommended dosage for Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan is 4.5 g mixed with hot water, 2-3 times per day; or if in capsule form, 4 capsules, 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?

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan have any side effects?

While Gui Zhi Fu Ling 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 Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan with caution.

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

Where to buy Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan capsules as well as granules in 100g bottles.

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Gui Zhi Fu Ling 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.

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan from Treasure of the East is:
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✔️ Sustainably Sourced from Dao Di Farms

Item Number: G055
Chinese Name: 桂枝茯苓丸, Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan
English Name: Cinnamon & Poria Formula
Functions: Invigorates the Blood, Transforms Blood Stasis, Softens lumps, Reduces fixed abdominal pain
TCM Pattern: Blood Stasis in the uterus, Tender masses in the lower abdomen due to Phlegm and Blood Stagnation, Irregular menstruation with Blood Stasis
Potency: Concentrated 5:1; Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract.
Available in: Capsules and 100g granules


Gui Zhi Cinnamon Twig
Fu Ling Poria
Mu Dan Pi Moutan Bark
Tao Ren (Dan) Peach Kernel (Processed)
Chi Shao Red Peony Root


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