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Saiko-keishi-to (TJ 10)

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Background

  • Saiko-keishi-to is a Japanese herbal formula that is a part of the ever-evolving system of traditional Japanese medicine, called Kampo. A Kampo drug is a standardized and regulated multi-herb formula. Kampo formulas are an essential component of Japanese integrative medicine and are often given to patients alongside Western treatments in even the most mainstream of Japan's hospitals.
  • Saiko-keishi-to is made up of nine herbs: bupleurum root, pinellia tuber, scutellariaroot, jujubefruit, ginger rhizome, ginseng root, cinnamon bark, peony root and glycyrrhizaroot.
  • The Chinese name for the formula is chai-hu-gui-zhi-tang. There is no English translation of the formula.

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References

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