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Gui Zhi Tang

Cinnamon Combination Capsules | 桂枝湯
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SKU 212B

Ingredients: Ramulus Cinnamomi (gui zhi), Radix Paeoniae alba (bai shao), Rhizoma Zingiberis recens (sheng jiang), Fructus Jujubae (da zao), Radix Glycyrrhizae praeparata cum melle

Mandarin: 桂枝湯
Pin-Yin: Gui Zhi Tang
English: Cinnamon Combination
Romaji: Keishi To
Kanji: 桂枝湯
Kampo: Yes



  • Discussion of Cold Damage (Shang Han Lun)

How it works:

  • Dispel wind-cold from muscle layer
  • Harmonizes nutritive (Ying) and protective (Wei) qi


Clinical Applications:

  • Taiyang disease
  • Aversion to wind and cold
  • Wei qi deficiency

This formula was developed about 2000 years ago by one of the most renowned physicians of that time, Zhang Zhongjing, to treat taiyang wind-strike pattern. Gui Zhi Tang is an herbal formula with various applications such as bringing harmony to the Wei and Ying qi as well as helping regulate body temperature by releasing wind-cold from the muscle layer.

English Name

Pin-Yin Name

Cinnamon Twigs

Gui Zhi

White Peony

Bai Shao

Fresh Ginger

Sheng Jiang


Da Zao

Baked Licorice

Zhi Gan Cao


Main Ingredient(s):

In this formula, Cinnamon Twigs are used to adjust the Ying and Wei by warming the channels, unblocking Yang, transforming qi, and dispersing wind-cold from the body.

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