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Ren Shen Bai Du Pian
(Ginseng Relaxe™)
An All Natural Chinese Herbal Supplement
Ren Shen Bai Du Pian (Ren Shen Bai Du Wan, Ren Shen Bai Du San, Ginseng Relaxe™, 人参败毒片) is a classic Chinese medicine for treating colds or flu when chills and head stiffness are evident alongside a fever.
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    What does it do?
    In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), our body is vulnerable to the attacks of pathogenic factors. The body normally forms a natural line of defense to ward off the attacks from the surface. When the defense gets weaker, it is more susceptible to the attacks and easily contracts cold and flu. The pathogenic factors can be wind, heat, cold, dampness etc in TCM terms and some of these in modern medical terms belong to bacteria and viruses (e. g., cold viruses and flu viruses).

    Ren Shen Bai Du Wan is a classic Chinese medicine that acts both to relieve the attacks of pathogenic factors and to build up the defense. The Chinese medicine was originally formulated to help kids whose underlying Qi energy and the defense function are still developing to relieve the symptoms caused by the invasion of the wind-cold-dampness. The symptoms are typically manifested as fever but feeling chill with shivering, no sweating, stiffness and pain in the head and neck, soreness and pain of the body, stuffy nose, cough with phlegm, and coarse voice.

    In this wind-cold type of cold/flu, sore throat is not evident but chills and head stiffness are the most differentiating signs. Aversion to cold occurs even when the room temperature has changed a little. One then feels the need to put on more clothes or raise the room temperature higher.

    In the formula, Ren Shen (Ginseng) or Dang Shen (Codonopsis) acts to enhance the Qi energy or help the body clear away the pathogenic influences. Qiang Huo (Notopterygium root) and Du Huo (Angelica Pubescens) are warm and bitter, work together to expel wind and remove dampness. Ren Shen Bai Du Wan is indicated in China Pharmacopoeia1 for nourishing the Qi energy, relieving the exterior symptoms with sweating, dispersing wind and eliminating dampness. Although it is mainly used for cold/flu, Ren Shen Bai Du Wan is also helpful in clearing skin eruptions like dermatitis and suppurative infections.

    What is the formula composition?

    A proprietary blend of

    Radix Ginseng or Codonopsis
    Rhizoma Et Radix Notopterygii
    Radix Angelicae Pubescentis
    Radix Bupleuri Chinensis
    Radix Peucedani
    Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong
    Fructus Aurantii
    Radix Platycodi Grandiflori
    Sclerotium Poriae Cocos
    Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis
    Rhizoma Zingiberis Recens
    (Ren Shen or Dang Shen)
    (Qiang Huo)
    (Du Huo)
    (Chai Hu)
    (Qian Hu)
    (Chuan Xiong)
    (Zhi Qiao)
    (Jie Geng)
    (Chi Fu Ling)
    (Gan Cao)
    (Sheng Jiang)
    What is Available?
    Guang Ci Tang® 40 grams in 400 mg 100 tablets (pian) or 200 mg 200 pills (wan).

    Ren Shen Bai Du Pian (Wan) tablets are made with 100% natural herbs that are tested for authenticity, quality, and potency. A traditional water decoction is prepared with the herbs to reproduce the time-tested efficacy of the formula, and this water decoction is concentrated with our proprietary technology to form a potent extract that is made into easily absorbed tablets, which are remarkably effective, easy to use, and safe. The tablets are produced by Guang Ci Tang® in our state of the art cGMP-certified facility and imported in accordance with U.S. FDA guidelines. When you choose Guang Ci Tang® products, you are taking advantage of a wonderful fusion of science and tradition that incorporates the highest standards in the field of Chinese medicine today.

    Guang Ci Tang® Advantages
    Effective. Safe. Affordable
    • True 5:1 concentration
    • Double the strength of other brands
    • Minimal or no fillers and binders
    • No pharmaceuticals, sugar, or dyes
    • Comprehensive lab testing (e.g., heavy metals,etc.)
    • Made in a cGMP certified facility
    • Unbeatable value
    • Safely used in the USA since 1995

    How do I use it?
    Take 5 to 7 pills or 3 to 5 tablets each time, three times daily.

    The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed (e. g., in an acute phase or in case of heavy body weight).

    For children, dose should be reduced accordingly to the weight.

    Differentiation in Usage
    Ren Shen Bai Du Wan and Ge Gen Tang Wan are similar. Both are suitable for common cold/flu with chills and aches/stiffness in the head, neck, and the limbs. Other cold remedies like Cold Signoff™ are for cold/flu with sore throat but little chills.

    Side Effects
    Ren Shen Bai Du Pian (Wan) has been safely used with few adverse effects when used as directed.


    Allergy Info
    Ginseng Relaxe™ is gluten free

    In the Media

    1. For best results avoid oily, cold, and spicy food.
    2. For best results avoid smoking and alcohol.
    3. For best results avoid drinking tea and eating carrot.
    4. Not suitable for cold with sore throat, thirst and thick yellow phlegm.
    5. Concern should be relieved within several days if the Chinse herb fits the concern.
    6. Use with caution during pregnancy.
    7. Use with caution for people with hypertension and heart disease.
    8. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you have diabetes, chronic liver or kidney disease.
    9. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
    10. Keep out of reach of children.


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