Xiao Yao Wan - 消遥丸 - Free & Easy Wanderer (Capsules)

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What is Xiao Yao Wan?

Xiao Yao Wan, known as “Free and Easy Wanderer,” is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal formula renowned for managing stress-related symptoms since the Song Dynasty (960-1279). Its blend of eight medicinal herbs work to harmonize the body's Qi, particularly addressing liver-spleen disharmony and mood imbalances.

What are the benefits of Xiao Yao Wan?

Xiao Yao Wan is widely known for its mood-regulating effects. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), Xiao Yao Wan regulates Liver qi, strengthens the Spleen and tonifies blood. TCM practitioners often recommend Xiao Yao Wan for irritability, headache, fatigue, PMS and other conditions associated with Liver qi stagnation with blood and Spleen qi deficiency.

What is the dosage and method for taking Xiao Yao Wan?

The generally recommended dosage for Xiao Yao Wan is 2-3 capsules, 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.

Xiao Yao Wan may be taken in capsule form or loose granules (dissolved in hot water).

When can I expect to see results?

Xiao Yao Wan typically starts to show effects within days. However, like all treatments, its efficacy can vary from person to person.

Does Xiao Yao Wan have any side effects?

While Xiao Yao 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 Xiao Yao Wan with caution.

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

Where to buy Xiao Yao Wan

For practitioners, Treasure of the East offers full-spectrum Xiao Yao Wan capsules as well as granules in 100g bottles and bulk packaging

If you’re a consumer looking to purchase Xiao Yao 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.

Xiao Yao Wan from Treasure of the East is:
✔️ Lab Tested
✔️ Bio-Authentic
✔️ Sustainably Sourced

Chinese Name: 消遥丸, Xiao Yao Wan
Alternate Name: Xiao Yao San
English Name: Free & Easy Wanderer
Certifications: Kosher, Halal
Functions: Soothes the liver resolves constraint regulates mood, nourishes blood and fortifies the spleen, spreads liver Qi, harmonizes the liver and spleen.
Potency: Concentrated 5:1; Full-spectrum, water-based herbal extract.
Available in: Capsules, 100g Granules and Granules in Bulk Packaging

Xiao Yao Wan Ingredients:

Chai Hu Bupleurum Root
Dang Gui Chinese Angelica Root
Bai Shao  White Peony Root 
Fu Ling Poria
Bai Zhu (Chao) White Atractylodes Rhizome (Processed)
Sheng Jiang
Ginger Rhizome
Bo He Mint Herb
Gan Cao (Mi) Licorice Root (Processed)

TCM Pattern:

Depression due to liver constraint, blood deficiency and spleen weakness, liver and spleen disharmony, liver Qi stagnation with blood deficiency, Qi and blood stagnation, fatigue due to blood deficiency


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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