When Marco Polo returned from China, he brought with him various herbs and spices. Among them, rhubarb was the most important as constipation was widespread in Europe at that time due to dietary deficiencies of fresh fruit and vegetables
Dr. Shens Rhubarb Pills are for constipation caused by deficiency of YIN or Blood. They are reliable, safer than senna, and more suitable for long-term use. Its a tonic strengthening formula with a laxative effect. Our product is an an herbal blend that brings out the best qualities of Chinese rhubarb.
This herbal laxative, known as RUN CHANG WAN, meaning moisten the intestines pills is a classic formula that moistens the intestines and strengthens the blood. It acts as a mild laxative to treat constipation associated with dry bowels, insufficient bodily fluids, and/or deficiency of the blood.
The Dr. Shen version of this formula substitutes MAI MEN DONG Ophthipogon Tuber, for HUO MA REN cannabis seeds, making the formula more tonifying and also safer for long-term use. Unlike most senna based formulas, this formula is actually good for you, as it tonifies blood and YIN.
Rhubarb Rhizome Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei Da Huang
Moves stool, drains heat, invigorates the blood, and detoxifies fire poison
Raw Foxglove Root Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae Sheng Di Huang
Nourishes Yin and blood, generates fluids, clears heat and cools blood
Ophthipogon Tuber Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici Mai Men Dong
Moistens the intestines, nourishes the yin and clears heat
Tang gui root Angelica sinensis root Dang Gui
Tonifies the blood, and invigorates and harmonizes the blood
Peach Seed Kernel Semen Pruni Persicae Tao Ren
Breaks congealed blood, moistens dryness, and lubricates intestines
Unripe Bitter Orange Fructus Citri Aurantii Zhi Ke
Suggested Use As a dietary supplement 3 tablets, every three or four hours - Or as directed by your healthcare professional.
WarningsKeep out of reach of children. As with all dietary supplements, consult your healthcare professional before use. See product label for more information. Avoid during pregnancy and nursing. If constipation lasts more than a week, consult a physician. Using any laxative during pregnancy should be avoided. Traditional Chinese Medicine, when used properly, is powerful and reliable, but it can also be complex. Self-diagnosis and self-treatment arent recommended for chronic, recurring, or serious illness.
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