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ME-523 Fu Kang    
Comment:
ME-523 is a modification of Tang-kuei and Cyperus Formula which has been used extensively in Japan since the late 1800's for treating menopausal syndrome. The modification of Tang-kuei and Cyperus Formula is especially suited for treating menopausal women with hot flash, restlessness, sweating, fatigue, dizziness.
Indications:
Menopausal disturbances including hot flashes, mood swings, etc.
Dosage:
4-6 tablets three times per day, before meals
Functions:
Traditional:
Strengthens the body, clears heat and disperses stagnant qi.
Modern:
Strengthens the body, reduces hot flash and other menopausal disturbances.
Ingredients:
Ginseng Ginseng Radix Ren Shen
Atractylodes Atractylodis Rhizoma Bai Zhu
Licorice Glycyrrhizae Radix Gan Cao
Tang-Kuei Angelicae Radix Dang Gui
Cnidium Ligustici Rhizoma Chuan Xiong
Coptis Coptidis Rhizoma Huang Lian
Scute Scutellariae Radix Huang Qin
Rhubarb Rhei Rhizoma Da Huang
Cinnamon Cinnamomi Ramulus Gui Zhi
Saussurea Saussureae Radix Mu Xiang
Areca Seed Arecae Semen Bing Lang Zi
Cyperus Cyperi Rhizoma Xiang Fu Zi
Clove Caryophylli Flos Ding Xiang
   
Chinese Medical Description:
 
Ginseng, Atractylodes, Licorice
Strengthens the Spleen and tonifies Qi
Tang-Kuei
Nourishes and invigorates the Blood
Cnidium
Promotes blood circulation and flow of Qi
Coptis
Clears heat and relieves irritability
Scute
Clears Heat and dries Dampness
 
Rhubarb
Purges Heat and removes accumulation
Cinnamon
Cures flushing up and promotes the flow of Yang Qi; relieves sensations of heaviness in the body
Saussurea, Areca Seed, Cyperus
Regulates Qi
Clove
Warms the Middle Jiao and Kidneys