Restful Sleep Formula (An Xin Pian)

Platycladi Semen (Oriental Arbor Vitae Seed, Biota Seed / Bai Zi Ren) 20%
Longan Arillis (Longan Fruit / Long Yan Rou) 13%
Albiziae Flos (Mimosa Tree Flower, Silk Tree Flower / He Huan Hua) 13%
Ophiopogonis Radix (Ophiopogon Tuber / Mai Men Dong) 10%
Jujubae Fructus (Jujube Date, red / Hong Zao, Da Zao) 9%
Rehmanniae Radix (Rehmannia, unprocessed / Sheng Di Huang) 9%
Glycyrrhizae Radix Preparata (Chinese Licorice Root, honey-fried / Zhi Gan Cao) 8%
Ginseng Radix (Asian Ginseng Root / Ren Shen) 6%
Zingiberis Rhizoma Recens (Ginger, fresh / Sheng Jiang) 6%
Cinnamomi Ramulus (Cassia Twig, Chinese Cinnamon / Gui Zhi) 6%

Chinese Medical Actions
Supplements qi and heart blood, calms the spirit, clears heat, aids sleep.

Appetite, poor
Complexion, pale
Constipation, with dry stool
Fatigue, from sleeplessness
Memory, poor
Sleep, restless or disturbed

Tongue: Pale.
Pulse: Thin and weak.

Note: This formula should be taken consistently over a period of time to address deficiency of qi and heart blood created by a pattern of sleeplessness. It will be important to address other possible causes for insomnia, such as pain or other patterns of disharmony. For insomnia due to liver yin deficiency, use Zizyphus Formula. In cases with liver fire, use Bupleurum D Formula. For heart and kidney yin deficiency, use Heavenly Emperor’s Formula. For insomnia with depression, use Salvia Ten Formula. In cases of insomnia with liver wind and liver yin deficiency, use Gastrodia and Uncaria Formula. With shen disturbance or heart qi and yin deficiency, use An Mien Formula.