Names Of Suan Zao Ren Wan


Suan Zao Ren Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Sour Jujube Decoction
  • Pinyin Name: Suan Zao Ren Wan
  • Alternate Names: Suan Zao Ren Tang, Zizyphus Combination, Zizyphus Spinoza Pills
  • Chinese Character: 酸枣仍唐丸
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How Is Suan Zao Ren Wan Categorized?

Suan Zao Ren Wan Functional Groupings

Sub Categories Within The Calm The Spirit Category

Nourish the Heart and Calm the SpiritSedate and Calm the Spirit

There Are 9 Formulas In Our Calm The Spirit Category

How Is Suan Zao Ren Wan Used Clinically?

Suan Zao Ren Wan Usages and Indications

  • Shen related issues when arising from liver blood deficiency - anxiety, insomnia.
  • Menopausal heat contributing to sleep and/or anxiety issues.
  • Palpitations, night sweats, and general dryness.

Conditions and Patterns Potentially Related With Suan Zao Ren Wan

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Szechuan Lovage Root

Appears in the Herbs That Invigorate Blood category


  • Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis).
  • Expels wind and alleviates pain - headache (temporal, vertex), dizziness, painful obstructions, skin issues.
  • Headache - moves qi upward and alleviates pain; headaches due to wind, heat, cold, blood deficiency.

Fu Ling

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Poria, China Root

Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category


  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Gan Cao

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Licorice Root

Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category


  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

Suan Zao Ren

Sour Jujube Seed

Appears in the Herbs That Nourish The Heart and Calm The Spirit category


  • Nourishes heart yin, tonifies liver blood, quiets the spirit - irritability, insomnia, palpitations, anxiety due to blood or yin deficiency.
  • Prevents abnormal sweating - spontaneous sweating, nightsweats.

Zhi Mu

Anemarrhena Rhizome

Appears in the Herbs That Drain Fire category


  • Clears heat, drains fire - high fever, irritability, thirst, and a rapid flooding pulse in patterns of excessive heat in the lungs and/or stomach; cough due to lung heat with thick yellow sputum.
  • Nourishes yin, moistens dryness - deficiency of lung and kidney yin, night sweats, steaming bone disorder, irritability, afternoon or low-grade fevers, bleeding gums, five-center heat; also for kidney heat signs - spermatorrhea, nocturnal emission, high sexual desire.
  • Generates fluids and clears heat - oral ulcers and inflammation due to yin deficiency, wasting and thirsting disorder.

This formula has cautions, see details

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