Suan Zao Ren Tang - 酸枣仁汤 - Sour Jujube Decoction (Granules)

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What is Suan Zao Ren Tang?

Suan Zao Ren Tang, known as "Goodnight Blend" or sour jujube decoction, is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) developed by the renowned ancient physician, Hua Tou during the Eastern Han Dynasty (200AD). Its chief herb, Suan Zao Ren, is among five herbs in the formula that work together to nourish blood and yin.

What are the benefits of Suan Zao Ren Tang?

Suan Zao Ren Tang is widely known for its calming and nourishing effects. In TCM, Suan Zao Ren Tang nourishes Heart blood and Liver blood, calms the spirit, clears heat and nourishes yin. TCM practitioners often recommend Suan Zao Ren Tang for restless sleep, anxiety, night sweats, forgetfulness and other conditions associated with blood and yin deficiency.

What is the dosage and method for taking Suan Zao Ren Tang?

The generally recommended dosage for Suan Zao Ren Tang is 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.

Suan Zao Ren Tang may be taken in capsule form or loose granules (dissolved in hot water).

When can I expect to see results?

Suan Zao Ren Tang typically starts to show effects within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Suan Zao Ren Tang have any side effects?

While Suan Zao Ren 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 Suan Zao Ren Tang with caution.

As with any Chinese herb, we recommend consulting with a qualified practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) about Suan Zao Ren Tang before any course of treatment is started. 

Where to buy Suan Zao Ren Tang

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Suan Zao Ren Tang capsules as well as granules in 100g bottles and bulk packaging

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Suan Zao Ren 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.

Suan Zao Ren Tang from Treasure of the East is:
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Item Number: S190
Chinese Name: 酸枣仁汤, Suan Zao Ren Tang
English Name: Sour Jujube Decoction, Goodnight Blend
Functions: Nourishes liver blood, nourishes the Heart, calms the Shen, clears Heat in the liver and heart, eliminates irritability
Potency: Concentrated 5:1; Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract.
Available in: capsules, 100g granules, and bulk packaging.


Suan Zao Ren (Chao) Spiny Jujube Kernel (Processed)
Chuan Xiong Chuanxiong Rhizome
Fu Ling Poria
Zhi Mu Anemarrhena Rhizome
Gan Cao Licorice Root


TCM Pattern:

Restless sleep due to heart and liver blood deficiency, stress due to liver Yin deficiency with empty Fire disturbing the heart, anxiousness due to liver blood deficiency with deficiency Heat rising.

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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