Stomach Ease

  • Stomach Ease (Ping Wei San)

    Herbal CreaturesStomach Ease is a high potency formula containing herbs traditionally used to enhance digestive function.

    A blend of herbs used for:

    • Epigastric or abdominal distension
    • Poor appetite, anorexia, vomiting, belching
    • Loose to watery stool
    • Lethargy, exercise intolerance
    • How it works  

      How it works  

      Stomach Ease is based on a Chinese herbal formula called Ping Wei San, used to treat a variety of digestive disorders. It is often used as a base formula and it combines well with other formulas. In veterinary herbal medicine, this formula is frequently used to treat poor appetite or indigestion following surgery or antibiotic therapy. As a warming formula, it is also useful in cases where animals have been fed a diet of predominately cold or raw foods, and their digestion has subsequently been affected.

      Traditional understanding 

      In TCM, it is considered very important to keep the digestive fire alive. Excess consumption of raw or cold foods, antibiotic use or surgery can all dampen this fire, weakening digestive function. The herbs in this formula are warm and aromatic, to 'cut through' any stagnant fluids or 'dampness' that has accumulated, and stimulate proper digestive function.

    • Ingredients

      Pharmaceutical Name

      Pinyin Name

      Dosage (Gram)

       

       

      Rhizoma Atractylodis

      Chao Cang Zhu

      50.0

       

      Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae

      Chen Pi

      25.0

       

      Cortex Magnoliae Officinalis

      Jiang Chao Hou Po

      37.5

       

      Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparatum

      Zhi Gan Cao

      12.5

    • Directions for use

      • Take 3 spoons (9 grams) once daily in wet food.
        Acute symptoms: Take 3 spoons (9 grams), 3 times daily in wet food.
      • For all ages and weights, an extra dose may be taken to enhance results or as professionally advised.
      • Always consult with a qualified veterinary practitioner before taking herbal medicines and nutritional supplements.
      • Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist consult your veterinary practitioner.

       

      References

      • Scheid, Volker et al (Chinese herbal Medicine Formulas and Strategies 2nd Ed), 2009;
      • Chen, John K et al (Chinese Herbal Formulas for Veterinarians), 2012; pp 858-861.

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