Calm is one of the most effective and popular herbal formulas for stress. It relieves Liver qi stagnation, which manifests in a wide range of clinical signs and symptoms, including but not limited to stress, anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, PMS, insomnia, fidgeting, and irritability. Calm has a quick onset of action. Most patients experience relief within a few hours, though it may take a few days to reach maximum effect. Prior to purchasing this product, book a consultation with our one of our herbalist or acupuncturist in order to determine whether this herbal formula will be of benefit to you.
- Stress, anxiety, nervousness, restlessness
- General symptoms associated with stress, such as poor appetite, headache, tension, insomnia, etc.
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) with breast distention, irritability and/or mood swings
WESTERN THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS:
- Mild sedative effect to relieve nervousness and irritability
- Anxiolytic function to relieve stress and anxiety
- Analgesic action to relieve pain, headache and muscle tension associated with stress
CHINESE THERAPEUTIC ACTIONS:
- Spreads the Liver qi
- Nourishes Liver blood
- Clears heat
- Harmonizes middle jiao
DOSAGE: Take 3 to 4 capsules three times daily on an empty stomach with warm water. Dosage may be increased to 6 to 8 capsules three times daily if necessary to alleviate symptoms for a few days. Once stabilized, reduce dosage back down to 3 to 4 capsules three times daily.
INGREDIENTS: Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba), Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae), Bo He (Herba Menthae), Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri), Dang Gui (Radicis Angelicae Sinensis), Fu Ling (Poria), Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan), Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens), Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Preparata), Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae)
CAUTIONS: Calm is a qi-regulating formula, and prolonged use (4 to 6 months) may cause qi deficiency in some patients. Such patients with stressful lifestyles or jobs who cannot be without Calm should be advised to take a qi tonic formula, such as Immune + or Cordyceps 3at 1 to 2 capsules daily, to help maintain optimal qi levels in the body. Patients who are on anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapies, such as Coumadin (Warfarin), should use this formula with caution, as there may be a slightly higher risk of bleeding and bruising.