Jia Wei Xiao Yao San / Dan Zhi Xiao Yan Wan - 加味逍遥散 - Free & Easy Wanderer Plus (Capsules)

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Item Number: J045-c
Chinese Name: 加味逍遥散, Jia Wei Xiao Yao San
Alternate Name: 丹栀逍遥丸, Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Wan
English Name: Free & Easy Wanderer Plus
Treatment Principles: Soothes the liver and Disperse stagnation; Sedates the Heart and balance emotions; Strengthens the Spleen; Nourishes the Blood; Regulates menstruation; Clears Heat
TCM Pattern: Liver Qi Stagnation turning to Heat; Spleen and Blood Deficiency; Qi Stagnation related Emotional Disorders
Potency: Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract; concentrated 5:1 capsules.
Available in: Capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules (100g/bottle) 
Additional Information: This formula is identical to Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San. "Jia Wei" means added flavor, while "Dan Zhi" refers to the addition of Mu Dan Pi and Zhi Zi (Jiao) to the Xiao Yao San base formula.

What is Jia Wei Xiao Yao San?

Jia Wei Xiao Yao San, known as "Free and Easy Wanderer Plus," is a traditional formula from Chinese Medicine, first recorded in the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

This enhanced version of an earlier formula, Xiao Yao San, incorporates Mu Dan Pi (Moutan Bark) and Zhi Zi, jiao (Gardenia Fruit, processed). It is used primarily to address hormonal imbalances and promote emotional wellness.

What are the benefits of Jia Wei Xiao Yao San?

This herbal formula is traditionally used in TCM to soothe the liver, strengthen the spleen, nourish blood, clear heat and regulate qi.

In modern applications, Jia Wei Xiao Yao San is often used to address underlying imbalances that cause premenstrual syndrome (PMS), anxiety and irritability, as well as digestive irregularities brought on by stress.

What is the dosage and method for taking Jia Wei Xiao Yao San?

The generally recommended dosage of Jia Wei Xiao Yao San 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?

Jia Wei Xiao Yao San typically starts to take effect within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Jia Wei Xiao Yao San have any side effects?

While Jia Wei Xiao Yao San 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 Jia Wei Xiao Yao San with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Jia Wei Xiao Yao San before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Jia Wei Xiao Yao San

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Jia Wei Xiao Yao San capsules (100 caps./bottle) and granules (100g/bottle).

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Jia Wei Xiao Yao San, 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.

Jia Wei Xiao Yao San from Treasure of the East is:
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