Xiang Zheng Qi Wan (Agastaches - Regulate Qi Pills)
What does Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan do?
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan is a Chinese Medicinal Formula commonly used to
treat patients suffering from summer colds, flu, and gastrointestinal
disorders due to seasonal dampness. It functions by regulating the Qi,
eliminating dampness and expelling Wind/Cold. Symptoms that can be associated
with these conditions are: fevers, chills, nausea,
diarrhea, reduced appetite,
discomfort, and a greasy, white
tongue. It has also been suggested as a treatment
for patients who are suffering from acute diarrhea
It should be noted that this treatment
is usually utilized in warm months with high humidity
when the above conditions are more likely to occur. Environment, lifestyle,
and diet are thought to have
a substantial effect on the occurrence of summer colds and gastrointestinal
disorders. It is also advisable to be aware that drinking large amounts
of cold liquids, so common in
hot weather, is thought to adversely
effect the immune
and digestive systems by slowing down
Should my health care professional
be advised before I take Huo
Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
It is always good to keep your health
care practitioner updated
on medications, herbals, supplements or other therapies you may be participating
in. They should be consulted first if you have any of these conditions:
- Acute Diarrhea
- A tendency towards allergic
reactions to other medicines, herbs, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Are there other times my health
care professional needs
to be advised before I take Huo
Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
They should be consulted first if you are:
- Pregnant or trying to get pregnant.
- If you plan to administer
this herb to a child.
When is Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan contraindicated?
- If the patient is suffering
from thirst, dry mouth, fever
without chills, and a yellow
coating on the tongue.
How should I take this product?
Take Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan Pills by mouth. Swallow the pills with a
large drink of warm water.
What should the dosage
Dosages are usually based on the individual, severity of the symptoms
and the type of problem.
Generally, 8 pills 3x daily
What other medicines may interact with Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
What side effects may I notice
from taking Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
If you experience any
uncomfortable side effects, stop
usage immediately and report
them to your health care professional.
What do I need to watch out
for with Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
There are many different brands of Chinese patent
medicines/ formulas and as with medicinal
herbs, care should be taken with purchasing. Incorrectly labeled products
and/or the presence of contaminants, adulterations, or substitutions have
all been reported in conjunction with Chinese patent medicines. Contaminants
s.c. as heavy metals and/or substitutions
with pharmaceutical drugs (over the counter
and prescription) are a serious health hazard.
There have been reported cases of Chinese medicinal
products being sold as Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan that were not in fact this
formula. Use of known, recommended brands may reduce
Patent Medicines Warning"
Where can I keep this product?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container
that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature
between 15 and 30°C (59 and 86°F) unless otherwise indicated.
If there is an expiration
date listed on the product, throw away the unused portion after the expiration
Can you tell me a little more about Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan?
Huo Xiang Zheng Qi Wan is listed in "Imperial Grace Formulary of
the Tai Ping Era" (Tai Ping Hui Min He
Ji Ju Fang), Imperial Medical Department, 1078-1085.AD.
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