Ge Gen Tang (Kudzu Decoction) – For Both Men and Women
Function of the Formula:
Releases the exterior, dispels wind-cold, releases the muscle layer, generates fluids (sweating) (tai yang)
Symptoms that are indicated for this formula:
Chils and fever, stiff and rigid neck, shoulders and upper back, diarrhea, muscle spasms, body aches, runny nose with clear nasal discharge, headache, wind-cold bi, intolerance of wind or cold
Tongue: thin, white
Pulse: floating, tight
Related Biomedical Applications (**This formula releases wind-cold in Chinese medicine and is not used to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent disease):
Influenza, common cold, upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, tendonitis or bursitis of the shoulder, nasal obstruction, stiff neck, torticollis, bells palsy, trigeminal neuralgia, rheumatoid arthritis, tension headache, fever
Herbs: ge gen, ma huang, gui zhi, sheng jiang, bai shao, da zao, gan cao
Pregnancy, wind-heat invasion, lin syndrome, caution with hypertension, sweating, weakness, use only for a short time
$38 US dollars for 200 grams of powder (A typical daily dose is between 5 and 15 grams or 1-3 teaspoons). 200 grams is the equivalent of 400 – 500mg capsules. Formula should be taken in two equally divided doses throughout the day and is mixed with water or juice and swallowed.
For chronic conditions, herbs may need to be taken for 2 weeks up to 2-3 months to see lasting progress.
For maximum results, formula should be taken with appropriate Chinese food therapy, dietary and lifestyle changes.
Shengfoong Chinese herbs and formulas are GMP certified and is currently the only government certified large scale producer of crude Chinese herbs. Products are safe and sanitary with exceptional potency and effectiveness with quality that is guaranteed. Shengfoong is used by Chinese medical doctors and acupuncture physicians worldwide. All products are rigorously tested for pesticides and heavy metals and adhere to the highest national standards. These are pure products and contain only small added amounts of cornstarch to avoid clumping.