Names Of Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan


Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Peony and Licorice Decoction
  • Pinyin Name: Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan
  • Chinese Character: 芍藥甘草丸
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How Is Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan Categorized?

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How Is Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan Used Clinically?

Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan Usages and Indications

  • Cramping and/or muscle spasms that are due to fluid deficiency.
  • Frozen shoulder, trigger finger.
  • General tightness or cramps especially along the tendons or ligaments.
  • Restless leg syndrome for patients who present with yin and blood deficiency as the primary cause.

Conditions and Patterns Potentially Related With Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan

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Shao Yao Gan Cao Wan Has 2Ingredients

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White Peony Root

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Blood category


  • Nourishes the blood and regulates menstrual problems due to blood deficiency (pale, lusterless complexion and nails) - menstrual dysfunction, vaginal discharge, uterine bleeding - very common herb for gynecological disorders (Si Wu Tang).
  • Calms liver yang, alleviates pain from constrained liver qi or disharmony between the liver and the spleen due to liver yang rising - cramping and spasms (limbs and abdomen), abdominal pain from dysentery, headache and dizziness.
  • Preserves yin, adjusts ying and wei levels - vaginal discharge and spermatorrhea, exterior wind-cold from deficiency with continuous sweating, spontaneous sweating, night sweats.

This formula has cautions, see details

Zhi Gan Cao

Honey Fried Licorice Root

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category


  • This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas.  See Gan Cao for complete information.

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