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Gui Zhi Fu Ling Pian (桂枝茯苓片) is a regarded ancient Chinese medicine that removes Blood stasis. It is mostly used to support a healthy gynecological function. It has been used for centuries to support comfort in the uterus or during menstruation. It works to remove blood stasis. Blood stasis, according to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory, is a root cause for discomfort associated with the menstrual cycle. Think of blood stasis as a stagnant swamp. Oxygen-rich blood is unable to flow freely while metabolic wastes accumulate like algae in a pond.
The standard dosage is 4 tablets or pills each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 15 to 20 days.
A proprietary blend of Cassia twig, Poria sclerotium, Tree peony root bark, Peach seed, Chinese peony root without bark.
The first herb in this formula (the formula's namesake), Gui Zhi (Cinnamon twig), is warm in nature. It warms Yang energy, warms and unblocks the channels. It also promotes sweating and releases the muscle layer.
Fu Ling (Poria) is the second major herb appearing in the formula name. It strengthens the Spleen and leaches out dampness. Together the two herbs set the foundation to move Blood and remove stasis.
Tao Ren (Peach kernel) strongly invigorates the blood and dispels blood stasis. It also moistens the intestines and moves the bowels.
Mu Dan Pi (Tree Peony bark) clears heat and cools the blood. It also invigorates the blood and dispels blood stasis.
Bai Shao (Peony root) harmonizes the Liver, regulates menstruation, and relieves discomfort.