Free and Easy Wanderer Plus Teapills (Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan) - 200 Pills/Bottle - Plum Flower
Free and Easy Wanderer Plus Teapills
Jia Wei Xiao Yao San
|Ingredients (Pin Yin)||Mu Dan Pi, Zhi Zi, Bai Shao, Chai Hu, Dang Gui, Fu Ling-Kuai, Gan Cao, Bo He.
|Ingredients (Botanical)||Tree Peony Root Bark, Gardenia Fruit, Chinese White Peony Root, Bai-zhu Atractylodes Rhizome, Bupleurum Root, Chinese Angelica Root, Poria, Hoelen, Tuckahoe, Licorice Root, Chinese Mint.
|Pack Size||200 Pills/Bottle|
|Other Ingredients (Botanical)
||Activated carbon, botanical wax, talcum.
About Easy Wanderer Plus Teapills
Easy Wanderer Plus teapills are often used for liver qi stagnation. They are said to soothe the liver, dispel liver stasis, move qi, clear heat, invigorate the blood, tonify spleen qi, regulate menses, and harmonize the liver and spleen.
Benefits of Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan
One of the most common uses of Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan is for premenstrual syndrome and its side effects. The China Pharmacopoeia indicates the formula for soothing the liver, strengthening the spleen, tonifying the blood, and regulating menstruation. Additionally, some clinical studies have proven that Xiao Yao Wan significantly helps cases of breast hyperplasia. Others say that it helps them relieve their headaches and cases of indigestion.
Some recent studies have shown that the formula helps to relieve feelings of depression and anxiety when combined with antidepressants when compared to antidepressants alone. "The pooled results showed that Xiaoyaosan combined with antidepressants was more effective in comprehensive effect, the score of HAMD and the score of SDS compared with antidepressants alone" (Yuqing Zhang et al., 2012).
Ingredients in Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan
The Chinese herbs in the Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan formula include:
• Dong Quai (Dang Gui) - nourishing the blood
• White Atractylodes (Bai Zhu) - nourishing the liver
• White Peony Root (Bai Shao) - moistening the liver
• Mint Herb (Bo He) - soothing the liver, dispersing stagnated heat
• Honey Fried Licorice Root (Zhi Gan Cao) - invigorating the spleen
• Moutan Root Bark (Mu Dan Pi) - cooling the liver
• Poria (Fu Ling) - helping blood protection
• Fresh Ginger (Sheng Jiang) - warming the stomach
• Bupleurum (Chai Hu) - soothing the liver and spreading liver Qi
• Cape Jasmine Fruit (Zhi Zi)
How to Use Teapills
There is no need to brew or decoct the tea mixture. The teapills are convenient and can be easily taken with you in a purse or pocket. The recommended dosage is 8 teapills, three times daily. They are usually taken with room temperature water right before a meal. The small pills are easy to swallow. Do remember though, these are herbs and at times the herbs are bitter, so you may taste this when you are swallowing the small pea size pill. To learn more, see our page on the Benefits of Teapills.
Chinese medicine is a 5,000 year old art and science. Diagnosis and prescription require a trained professional. If your symptoms do not improve, please consult your acupuncturist, doctor of oriental medicine, or physician. The information here is intended for information only. It is not to be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or to be used in place of medical supervision. Consult with your naturopathic doctor or health care professional. The FDA has not evaluated these statements and products, and they are not intended for the prevention, treatment, cure, or mitigation of disease. California Residents: This product is subject to Proposition 65.
"Xiao Yao Wan (Free and Easy Wanderer)." Chinese Herbs Healing. Web. 15 June 2015. <http://www.chineseherbshealing.com/xiao-yao-wan/>.
Yuqing Zhang, Mei Han, Zhijun Liu, Jie Wang, Qingyong He, and Jianping Liu, “Chinese Herbal Formula Xiao Yao San for Treatment of Depression: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials,” Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, vol. 2012, Article ID 931636, 13 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/931636