CHAI HU BIE JIA TANG 柴胡鱉甲湯 - Bupleurum and Tortoise Shell Decoction

$ 59.00
SELECT OPTION: Choose CHAI HU BIE JIA QIAN Powders, or Whole Herbs
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Generally used for
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer
Formula Actions
  • Nourishes the Blood
  • Invigorates the Blood
  • Cools the Blood
  • Clears Heat
  • Relives toxins
  • Resolves Phlegm
  • Softens hardnesses
  • Nourishes Yin
Possible Indications for Use
  • Nasopharyngeal Mass, often found on the side of the neck
  • Liver Blood Stagnation with Phlegm


Pharmaceutical / English Name
Pin Yin Name
Carapax Trionycis Bie Jia 25
Rx. Polygoni Multiflori He Shou Wu 20
Rx. Atractylodes  Bai Zhu 10
Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi 10
Sm. Persicae Tao Ren 10
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 10
Rx. Bupleuri Chai Hu 5
Rx. Rehmanniae Sheng Di Huang 5
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 5

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Safety and Side Effects of CHAI HU BIE JIA QIAN

Pregnant and nursing women should consult their healthcare provider before using any supplement.

For the best outcome and to minimize any chance of side effects, you are urged to Start a TeleVisit or E-mail Consultation when using this formula.  Without training in the use of these medicinals, self-diagnosis and self-prescribing aren't generally recommended. 

How to Dose and Administer CHAI HU BIE JIA QIAN

Granules: 2-4 grams, taken 2-3 times a day, best on an empty stomach

Whole Herbs: Using a container made of ceramic, glass, or stainless steel (no aluminum, iron or copper) boil 1 packet of herbs in 2-quarts of water or until 2 cups of medicine remain.  Bie Jia or Gui Ban should be pre-boiled for 30-60 minutes

Strain herbs; save and refrigerate for a second boiling. Drink 1 cup in the AM. And 1 cup in the PM. If desired, repeat the following day, using the saved herbs from the refrigerator.

* What’s the Difference Between, PIAN, WAN, TANG, SAN, SHUI and GAO?

  • PIAN = Tablet (modern looking pill)
  • WAN = Pill (old-style or handmade pill, or black teapill)
  • TANG = Water Decoction (boiled whole herbs)
  • SAN = Powder (milled or granulated)
  • SHUI = Tincture (extract with alcohol or other solvent)
  • GAO = Paste (topical unguent or plaster) 

*Information is for educational purpose and is not meant to substitute for the advice of your healthcare provider. These statements have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.



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