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SL-749 An Shen  
Comment:
SL-749 is a modified Zizyphus Combination which is an 1,800- year-old formula. Zizyphus Combination has the effects of relieving irritability and pacifying the spirit. It is commonly used in the treatment of insomnia, palpitations and night sweats. Experimental studies showed this recipe can inhibit the hyper-function and over excitation of the nervous system. Zizyphi Spinosi Semen, its principal herb, has a sedative and hypnotic effect and can inhibit the excitability induced by caffeine. It is also shown that this herb has a synergistic effect with barbital. Other ingredients, Albizziae Cortex, Poria and Polygoni Multiflori Caulis, are known for their ability of soothing emotion and relaxing the body.
Indications:
Insomnia, restlessness, constrained emotion, palpitation and neurosis.
Dosage:
6 tables twice per day, late afternoon and before bed time.
Functions:
Traditional:
Pacifies the spirit, relieves irritability and induces sleep.
Modern:
Tranquilizes the mind and induces sleep.
Ingredients:
Zizyphus Zizyphi Spinosi Semen Suan Zao Ren
Polygonum Polygoni Multiflori Caulis Yi Jiao Teng
Albizzia Albizziae Cortex He Huan Pi
Hoelen Poria Fu Ling
Cnidium Ligustici Rhizoma Chuan Xiong
Schizandra Schizandrae Fructus Wu Wei Zi
Coptis Coptidis Rhizoma Huang Lian
Anemarrhena Anemarrhenae Rhizoma Zhi Mu
Rehmannia Rehmanniae Radix Sheng Di Huang
Licorice Glycyrrhizae Radix Gan Cao
   
Chinese Medical Description:
 
Zizyphus, Polygonum, Albizzia, Hoelen
Nourishes the Heart and tranquilizes the mind
Cnidium
Invigorates the Blood
Schizandra
Calms the Shen/Spirit
Coptis
Clears Heart Fire
 
Anemarrhena
Nurtures Yin and clears Heat
Rehmannia
Nourishes Yin and Blood; clears Heat
Licorice
Clears Heat and harmonizes the formula