Old Age Support

Old Age Support

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  • Old Age Support (You Gui Wan)

    Herbal Creatures™ Old Age Support is a high potency formula containing herbs traditionally used to treat age-related symptoms representing a decline in body function.

    A blend of herbs used for:

    • Fatigue, lethargy, decreased activity
    • Aversion to cold, cold extremities
    • Impotence, low sperm count, urinary incontinence
    • Weakness of the back and limbs, peripheral oedema of the rear legs
    • How it works

      How it works

      Old Age Support is based on a Chinese herbal formula called You Gui Wan, used to warm and invigorate bodily function and support the body through the aging process.

      The formula has demonstrated immunostimulant, adaptogenic, cognitive, antiplatelet and hepatoprotective effects. The key ingredient, Radix Rehmanniae Praeparata is antihypertensive, anti-inflammatory, anticholesterolaemic, cardiotonic, adrenal tonic, hepatoprotective, hypotensive, anti-ageing and is a cerebral blood flow stimulant. It is one of the most valuable herbs in TCM and is present in this formula at a large dose.

      Veterinary clinical applications include Equine Cushing’s disease, infertility, impotence, nephritic syndrome, chronic nephritis, diabetes mellitus, canine hypothyroidism and Addison’s disease.

      Combinations

    • Ingredients

      Pharmaceutical Name

      Pinyin Name

      Dosage (Gram)

      Fructus Lycii Preparatum

      Chao Gou Qi Zi

      11.4

      Rhizoma Diosscoreae Preparatum

      Chao Shan Yao

      11.4

      Radix Angelicae Sinensis

      Dang Gui

      8.5

      Cortex Eucommiae

      Du Zhong

      11.4

      Radix Aconiti Lateralis Preparata

      Zhi Fu Zi

      17.0

      Cornu Cervi Pantotrichum

      Lu Jiao Jiao

      11.4

      Cortex Cinnamomi

      Rou Gui

      11.4

      Fructus Corni

      Shan Zhu Yu

      8.5

      Radix Rehmanniae Preparatum

      Shu Di Huang

      22.7

      Semen Cuscutae

      Tu Si Zi

      11.4

    • 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

      Chen, John K et al (Chinese Herbal Formulas for Veterinarians), 2012; 539-543.

      Reid, Tony (Black Pearl̴å¬ Pill Range Clinical Guide 4th Ed), 2012; 174-175.