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Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang 沙參麥門冬湯 - Glehnia and Ophiopogonis

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Adenophora and Ophiopogon Combination

Shen Clinic TCM advice

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SHA SHEN MAI MEN DONG addresses dry lungs by moistening the Lung YIN.  As the skin is directly related to the Lungs (in TCM), this formula may also be used to help moisten the skin.  

Generally used for
  • Dry Cough
  • Dry Skin
  • Dry Mouth
  • Vaginal Dryness
Formula Actions
  • Clears and Nourishes the Lungs and Stomach
  • Generates Fluids
  • Moistens Dryness
  • Stomach and Lung Yin Deficiency
  • Dryness Injuring the Lungs and Stomach
  • Atrophy disorder (Wei Syndrome) due to Lung Heat with Fluid Deficiency



  • Contraindicated in phlegm-damp patterns.
  • Use with caution in Spleen deficient patients with a tendency to loose stools, diarrhea, poor appetite or chronic digestive weakness.

Pregnant or nursing women should consult their health care provider before taking any supplement.

SHA SHEN MAI MEN DONG is intended for health care professionals or for those knowledgeable of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

TCM is powerful and reliable, but it can be complex. Self-diagnosis and self-treatment aren't recommended for chronic, recurring, or serious illness. Best to Start an E-mail Consultation now.



Granules: 2-4 grams, taken 2-3 times a day, dissolved in liquid, best on an empty stomach, or as prescribed

Whole Herbs: Using a container made of ceramic, glass, or stainless steel (no aluminum, iron or copper) boil 1 packet of herbs in 2-3 quarts of water for about 30 minutes, or until 2 cups of medicine remain. Strain herbs; save and refrigerate for a possible second boiling. (Good quality herbs can often be boiled a second time.) 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

Autumn Rain teapills:
8 pills, 3 x day. best on an empty stomach, or as prescribed.


SHA SHEN MAI MEN DONG Recipe Ingredients

 MAI MEN DONG Ophiopogon japonicus tuber 20%
YU ZHU Polygonatum odoratum rhizome 18%
NAN SHA SHEN Adenophora tetraphylla root 20
BEI SHA SHEN Glehnia littoralis root 12
SANG YE Morus alba leaf 12
TIAN HUA FEN Trichosanthes kirilowii root 12
BAI BIAN DOU Dolichos lablab seed 12
GAN CAO Glycyrrhiza uralensis root 6% 

What’s the Difference Between Sha Shen Mai Men Dong PIAN, WAN, SAN, and TANG?

  • 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)

* Information is not meant to substitute for the advice of your health care 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.


Pills, Granules, or Whole Herbs: 100 pills: SHA SHEN MAI DONG WAN - Herbal Times