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Gui Zhi Tang/Cinnamon Twig Formula 桂枝汤/桂枝湯

$15.00

Ginger is not included. Please add 3 pieces of ginger per bag(40g).

Originated from Shang Han Lun (Treatise on Disorders Caused by Cold) written by Zhang Zhongjing(150–219), “Head of All Remedies” Gui Zhi Tang remains the most versatile and quintessential formula. The warming and acrid nature of cinnamon twig along with the ginger, warm the channel and expel the cold, releasing the exterior and transforming Qi into Yang energy.

Gui Zhi Tang works as a preventative treatment for cold during the change of season and especially in cold temperature. It enhances the immunity and strengthens body’s capacity to guard against external pathogens during the flu season. Gui Zhi Tang also has the function to increase blood circulation in the gut and the Heart.

 

INGREDIENTS

Cinnamon Twig (Gui Zhi, 桂枝) 

White Peony Root (Bai Shao, 白芍)

Fresh Ginger (Sheng Jiang, 生姜) (NOT INCLUDED. PLEASE ADD BEFORE COOKING) 

Jujube Date (Da Zao, 大枣)

Dry-fried Licorice Root (Zhi Gan Cao 炙甘草) 

Total weight: 120g with 3 individual bags, 40g/bag

 

 THE HERBS EXPLAINED

Cinnamon Twig (Gui Zhi, 桂枝)- Warms the channel; releases the exterior; invigorates Yang, and relieves pain.

White Peony Root (Bai Shao, 白芍) - Astringes the Yin and adjusts the Ying and Wei.

Fresh Ginger (Sheng Jiang, 生姜)- Releases the exterior, relieves nausea and vomiting, neutralizes and strengthens the actions of other herbs. 

Jujube Date (Da Zao, 大枣) - Harmonizes the Spleen and Stomach, nourishes Blood and Qi.

Dry-fried Licorice Root (Zhi Gan Cao 炙甘草) -Tonifies Qi and harmonizes the middle; neutralizes the harsh properties of the other herbs. 

 

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS  

This product contains three small packages, each package contains 40 grams. The following cooking instruction is for one package(40g). 

1.  Gently rinse the herbs.

2.  Place the herbs along with the ginger in pot. 

3.  Pour 600ml of water into the pot.

4.  Bring to a boil with high heat, then lower to medium heat and cook for another 20-25 min. 

5.  Strain the herbs when ready

6.  Divide the soup into three and drink it up three times a day. 

7.  Always drink hot or warm!


RECOMMENDED DOSE 

Each individual bag is 40 grams for 3 servings. 

If cook all 120 grams, please add 2L of water and follow cooking instructions above. It contains 9 servings in total. 

 

PRECAUTIONS 

Consult your TCM practitioner if pregnant or breastfeeding. This product is not intended to replace your practitioner. It is intended for general well-being and does not involve the diagnosing, prognosticating, or prescribing of medicine for any disease. 

 

FREE FROM 

Sugar, Caffeine, Artificial Flavours, Food Colouring, or Preservatives