HERBAL FORMULA FOR “BURNED OUT”
This herbal formula is for patients that have the feeling of being burned out which may have symptoms such as lack of drive, interest and satisfaction, fatigue and premature aging. It can also be caused by tension, stress, anxiety, overwork and a lack of rest or sleep. Looking at this through Chinese medicine this is caused by consumption of Qi, blood, yin, yang and kidney essence which may effect the Spleen, Stomach, Heart and a Kidney. This formula will address these areas. When there is Stomach and Spleen deficiency it can show symptoms such as general weakness, fatigue and anorexia. When there is Heart blood and qi deficiency it may contribute to night sweats, forgetfulness, anxiety. Deficiency of yin and yang leads to premature aging. Kidney deficiency leads to sexual disorders and decreased libido. In today’s times it is very common to have patients in who are burned out and this is a great formula for them to take daily to help in there recovery.
Description of herbal formula according to traditional herbal medicine:
Radix Ginseng: It is the most effective and potent herb to tonify Qi. It can strengthen the Spleen and Lungs, improve mental functions. It is excellent to help the body adjust to various stressful situations and has been shown to improve both physical and mental functions.
Rhizoma Dioscoreae: Tonifies and nourishes Spleen and Stomach Qi and yin to enhance the transportation and transformation functions of the Spleen and Stomach to treat lack of energy, fatigue, loose stools and other conditions that maybe characterized by deficiency of the middle Jiao.
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata: Nourishes blood to treat blood deficiency and consequent lack of nourishment to the liver and heart. Proper circulation of blood is dependent on the volume of blood being circulated.
Fructus Lycii: Tonifies the liver and kidney yin. It is excellent for deficient patients who need mild tonics for a prolonged period of time. Nourishes the Kidney and benefits Qi.
Rhizoma Acori: Opens the sensory orifices, improves mental functions and increases alertness and cognitive functions.
Cortex Eucommiae: Tonifies the liver and kidney to strengthen sinews and bones. Treats weakness and soreness in the knees and lower back.
Fructus Corni: Tonifies the kidney essence and liver blood for symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, light headedness, soreness and weakness of the knees and lower back and impotency.
Radix Astragali: This is a great tonic herb. Used for Spleen qi deficiency and tonifies the defensive qi to protect the body and improve the immune system. Regulates water circulation, and numbness of the muscles caused by insufficient nourishment of the qi and blood.
Poria: Strengthens the Spleen and promotes absorption of nutrients from food, strengthen Qi and the immune system.
Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Tonifies the Heart and Liver blood for symptoms such as anemia, pale complexion, brittle nails, dry hair, dizziness, blurred vision, and palpitations.
Radix Codonopsis: When there is Qi deficiency it is not uncommon to see symptoms such as weak extremities and fatigue. Dang shen tonifies the Qi and restores the constitution.
Cortex Moutan: Clears heat and reduces irritability, anger and other heat signs.
Recommended to drink 2-4 cups daily.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.