Gui Pi Tang by Blue Poppy’s Great Nature Classics is a
formula that comes from Yan Hong-hes Song dynasty Ji Sheng Fang (Formulas to
Aid the Living).
Within this formula, Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng), Huang Qi (Radix Astragali), Bai
Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae), mixfried Gan Cao (Radix
Glycyrrhizae), Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis), and Da Zao (Fructus
Jujubae), are all sweet and warm, supplement the spleen, and boost the qi.
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis), is sweet and acrid. It warms and nourishes
the liver and engenders heart blood.
Fu Ling (Poria), Suan Zao Ren (Semen Zizyphi Spinosae), and Long Yan Rou
(Arillus Longanae), are sweet and level or neutral in nature. They nourish the
heart and quiet the spirit. Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae), joins and frees the
flow between the heart and kidneys. It also stabilizes the mind and
tranquilizes the heart.
Mu Xiang (Radix Auklandiae), rectifies the qi and arouses the spleen. This
ingredient is added because qi boosting, blood supplementing formulas use
enriching, ingredients which may stagnate the qi and hinder the spleen and
stomachs function of movement and transformation.
Properties: This herbal formula may be used for any condition due to blood
deficiency, like side effects of chemotherapy and radiation; heavy blood loss.
May also be used for conditions of bruising, as well as depression.
Actions: Strengthens Spleen, tonifies Heart, nourishes Blood, calms the Heart’s
Pattern: 1) Heartspleen dual vacuity, taxation damage of the heart and spleen,
qi and blood insufficiency, 2) spleen not containing the blood.
Branch: Spleen, Heart
Chinese Symptomology: Insomnia, interrupted sleep, drowsiness, heart
palpitations, tired, achy or painful limbs, general fatigue, anemia, menstrual
disharmony; irregular perspiration, dizziness, headache, tinnitus, poor vision,
appetite disorders, nausea and bowel problems, memory loss, and overthinking.
Western Symptomology: Bodily fatigue, heart palpitations, amnesia, poor
appetite, insomnia, anemia, uterine bleeding, blood in the stool.
Adults take 3 capsules 2 times per day or as directed by your healthcare
Gui Pi Tang Ingredients in 3 capsules:
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali) 81 mg
Long Yan Rou (Arillus Longanae) 81 mg
Fu Ling (Poria) 81 mg
Suan Zao Ren (Semen Zizyphi Spinosae) 81 mg
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng) 60.7 mg
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) 60.7 mg
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) 60.7 mg
Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae) 60.7 mg
Da Zao (Fructus Jujubae) 60.7 mg
Mu Xiang (Radix Auklandiae) 40.8 mg
Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis) 40.8 mg
Mixfried Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) 40.8 mg