Hawthorn and Fennel Formula (Shan Zha Xiao Hui Xiang Fang)

Coicis Semen (Job’s Tears Seed, Chinese Pearl Barley, Coix / Yi Yi Ren) 14%
Astragali Radix (Astragalus / Huang Qi) 12%
Aurantii Fructus Immaturus (Bitter Orange, immature fruit / Zhi Shi) 10%
Crataegi Fructus (Chinese Hawthorn Fruit / Shan Zha) 9%
Nelumbinis Folium (Lotus Leaf / He Ye) 8%
Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhizoma (White Atractylodes Rhizome / Bai Zhu) 8%
Foeniculi Fructus (Fennel Fruit / Xiao Hui Xiang) 7%
Cassiae Semen (Sickle-Pod Senna / Jue Ming Zi) 6%
Alismatis Rhizoma (Asian Water Plantain / Ze Xie) 6%
Rhei Radix et Rhizoma (Chinese Rhubarb / Da Huang) 5%
Raphani Semen (Radish Seed / Lai Fu Zi) 5%
Camelliae Folium (Green Tea Leaf / Lu Cha) 4%
Cinnamomi Ramulus (Cassia Twig, Chinese Cinnamon / Gui Zhi) 3%
Glycyrrhizae Radix (Chinese Licorice Root / Gan Cao) 3%

Chinese Medical Actions
Transforms dampness, moves qi and blood, disperses food stagnation, moves stool, supplements the spleen, clears liver heat, regulates the appetite, adjusts metabolism.

Abdominal distention or bloating
Cholesterol, elevated
Digestion, weak
Food stagnation
Metabolic Syndrome
Stagnation, in the digestive system
Toxicity, feeling of

Contraindications: DO NOT USE DURING PREGNANCY OR WHILE NURSING. Discontinue use or decrease dosage if diarrhea occurs.

Note: Can be combined with an appropriate constitutional formula such as Women’s Precious FormulaSea of Qi FormulaTang Kuei and Salvia FormulaFree and Easy Wanderer Plus FormulaEssential Yang Formula, etc. Best taken 30 minutes before meals. More effective weight loss will be experienced if the patient drinks 8 glasses of water per day. Healthy weight loss occurs gradually. It is important to recommend that patients establish a routine of consistent and regular aerobic exercise and to make healthy choices in their eating habits.