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Gui Pi Pian (Wan)
An All Natural Chinese Herbal Supplement
Gui Pi Wan (Gui Pi Pian, Gui Pi Tang, SpleenVive™, 归脾片) is a regarded Chinese herbal formula that strengthens the Spleen and the Heart. It is used to nourish the Blood, replenish Qi, and calm the mind in cases of overwork or stress.
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    What does it do?

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the Heart controls the Blood and stores Shen (the Spirit), and the Spleen absorbs the nutrients from food and transports them to the Blood. When the Heart function is weak, one may develop signs that include Blood deficiency, poor sleep, mental fogginess, and a pale complexion. When the Spleen function is weak, digestion is impaired, and consequently, the Blood is not well nourished and may not hold well in the blood vessels.

    Gui Pi Pian (Wan) strengthens the Spleen and the Heart, nourishes Blood and Qi, and calms the mind. How it acts in modern biochemical terms is not yet understood. Gui Pi Wan has been indicated in China Pharmacopoeia1 for use in the case of Heart and Spleen deficiency, whose presentation may include these several characteristic signs: 1. difficulty in staying focused and easily forgetting what is learned; 2. not falling asleep easily; 3. lack of energy with a pale face; 4. loss of appetite. This TCM pattern of deficiency is often observed in those who study hard (students) or overwork and feel overwhelmed.

    Does research support SpleenVive?

    In a clinical study involving such cases of the Heart and Spleen deficiency in TCM diagnosis, improvement was observed in 91 out of 100 cases after the administration of Gui Pi Tang.2

    What is the formula composition?

    A proprietary blend of

    Codonopsis root(Codonopsis pilosula)(Dang Shen)
    bai-zhu atractylodes rhizome(Atractylodes macrocephala)(Bai Zhu)
    Astragalus root(Astragalus membranaceus)(Huang Qi)
    Chinese licorice root(Glycyrrhiza uralensis)(Gan Cao)
    Poria sclerotium(Poria cocos)(Fu Ling)
    Polygala root(Polygala tenuifolia)(Yuan Zhi)
    Jujube seed(Ziziphus jujuba)(Suan Zao Ren)
    Longan Fleshy seed cover(Dimocarpus longan)(Long Yan Rou)
    Dong quai root(Angelica sinensis)(Dang Gui)
    Costus root(Saussurea costus)(Mu Xiang )
    Jujube fruit(Ziziphus jujuba)(Da Zao)
    Ginger rhizome fresh(Zingiber officinale)(Sheng Jiang)
    What is Available?
    Guang Ci Tang® Gui Pi Pian (SpleenVive™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

    Guang Ci Tang® Gui Pi Wan (SpleenVive™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 pills @ 5:1 strength.

    At a true 5:1 concentration, both products represent the most potent form of Gui Pi Pian (Tang/Wan) on the market. One tablet or pill is equal to 1 gram of raw herb. Both tablets and pills have the same formulation.

    Gui Pi Pian 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

    Check for an independent US lab test report.

    How do I use it?

    The standard dosage for Gui Pi Pian (Wan) is 6 tablets or pills each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 11 to 17 days.

    Gui Pi Pian (Wan) is a mild tonic and therefore it takes time before its effects become apparent.

    1. Use it under the direction of a herbalist if you are pregnant, child, have diabetes, or high blood pressure.
    2. Not suitable for use if you have a fever.
    3. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
    4. Better to use before meal.
    5. Better to avoid oily food like French fries.
    6. If any adverse symptom occurs, discontinue use.
    7. Keep out of reach of children.


    1. China Pharmacopoeia 2000.
    2. Chen Q. Renowned Patent Traditional Chinese Medicines: Pharmacology and Clinical Applications (1998).
    SpleenVive™ (Gui Pi Pian) is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 34.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for low-energy combined with insomnia! I had read that SpleenVive is useful for the person who thinks too much, which is supposed to drain the Spleen and ultimately the Heart as well, which leads to general anxiety and insomnia. SpleenVive is great for the combined problems of low-energy (weak Spleen) and insomnia (weak Heart). I was in this state for almost two years before discovering SpleenVive. It took about two bottles at the indicated dose for my symptoms to start to clear up, but once they did I felt great! So many people I know have this condition and I will let them know about SpleenVive. Thank you ActiveHerb for such a great product.
    Date published: 2018-10-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This formula is amazing! I take 6 tablets 3x a day. I could feel a subtle effect almost immediately. After a month, most of my bothersome symptoms are almost resolved. I have had terrible insomnia, low energy, forgetfulness and brain fog for years. This product has addressed all of these for me. When I ran out right before I reordered (after 3 bottles), I noticed my insomnia started up again and I felt more tired and foggy. The night after starting the product again, I slept soundly.
    Date published: 2014-08-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I regain my energy and mind I had low energy, PMS, frog brain, heavy period, memory loss, insomnia and anemia. After taking GUI Pi Pian 6 pills each time twice per day for one and half months, all the symptoms have reduced greatly. I have more energy physically and mentally. My period become normal and I can sleep much better at night. When I stop taking it, I immediately noticed the difference. Thank you for making this product.
    Date published: 2015-09-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I have had trouble sleeping since I was a kid. I have been taking melatonin for years. It helped but not enough to keep me asleep. I went to an acupuncturist who said my spleen was very weak. She gave me Gui Pi Tang. I took it, but to be honest there was not much of a difference. I was supposed to stay on it but it was a little expensive so I searched the internet. I found this company. Saw the amazing reviews along with the fact they add little to no fillers. The Spleen Vive not only had the Gui Pi Tang but Gui Pi Pian as well. I gave it a try and was so glad I did. My response was immediate I thought it was just a coincidence. For the first time in years I slept through the night. I have been taking it for approximately 3 weeks and have stopped taking melatonin and I was taking that every night for many years. I'm sleeping like a baby. You may want to see a chinese herbalist before ordering a formula. Trying to figure it out yourself can be daunting, but once you know what you need I recommend you get it from Active Herb. Excellent, effective, quality product !
    Date published: 2016-10-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blood abundance for my brain I love tcm formulas. I am recovering from general nervous exhaustion and this has helped me dramatically with this condition. I don't know what it does biochemically to my brain, but it feels like it provides it with an abundance of blood. I get a nice brain-massage sensation, a deep sense of confidence and peace. I have been missing this feeling for a while.
    Date published: 2016-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It Works!! I have problem with my digestive system due to weak spleen and stomach. After taking SpleenVive for 3 weeks now, 2-3 times a day depending on my work schedules, I found it working great as my appetite has come back on track and I don't feel food always get stuck in my stomach anymore. Plus, no more bad breath that had been bothering me for years.
    Date published: 2014-07-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it!!!! can't live without it!! I have been using this product for three months and I have to say it has been the best product I've used so far. I used to have a lot of digestive issues, poor sleep and regular headaches and thanks to this product I have reduced all my issues significantly. The dosage I take is six pills three times a day. I really recommend this product. A++++
    Date published: 2016-02-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Same herbs are found at my Doctorate program I attend the top rated doctorate program for traditional chinese medicine and this site is the ONLY site I have found with TOP quality products AND a wide selection along with timely shipping and delivery. THESE ARE THE PEOPLE TO GIVE YOUR HARD EARNED MONEY TO. YOU WILL BE QUITE PLEASED!
    Date published: 2014-04-04
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    Product Q&A

    My husband taking Simvastatin,ranitidine, levothyroxine, doxazosin,amlodipine, isosorbide, hydralazine, carvedilol, bupropion, proscar, furosemide, cetirizine, and humility N, melatonin, and aspirin, is anemic. Can he tolerate sleep give?

    Asked by: Granny
    Hi, Thanks for the question. We are surprised and sorry at seeing your husband taking so many drugs altogether. Believe no one can tell for sure if it is safe to combine them one with another at the first place. Not to mention what a Chinese medicine will add on top of it. Please consult with a Chinese herbalist or your medical doctor.
    Answered by: ActiveHerb_Answers
    Date published: 2019-02-08

    My dog ha cancer of the Liver and he is on Yugan Biayo. Would it be okay for him to take these as well? He has problems with his appetite.

    Asked by: Anonymous
    Thank you for your question. Yes, you may take these 2 at the same time.
    Answered by: ActiveHerb_Answers
    Date published: 2018-05-02

    Everybody loves your products. Some people say that as soon as they stop taking them, the symptoms are back. My question is: are these formulas only treating symptoms then and not healing the underlying conditions?

    Asked by: Agnes
    Hi, Thanks for the question. The formulas do work to restore the underlying balances of various kinds. Even you quickly feel the noticeable change but often times you still need to take a longer period for a complete restoration.
    Answered by: ActiveHerb_Answers
    Date published: 2018-12-28

    I'm currently taking yinvive and hawthopower.  I would like to take spiritcalm and spleenvive in addition to the ones I'm taking now.  Would it be safe to take these four formulas at the same time?  I'm not on any medications.  Thank you.

    Asked by: 2westies
    Thank you for your questions. We do not see any contradiction to take them together. If it is a concern, you can try to take them at different time points.
    Answered by: ActiveHerb_Answers
    Date published: 2018-05-04

    Will this ( or any other formula ) stop or slow down my period which has been going on for 5 weeks. I am 51, perimenopausal and this is the first time this has happened. I do have a fibroid and ovarian cyst. Thanks

    Asked by: Mslynn

    This formula seems perfect for me, ( blood spots, excessive empathy, hypoglycemic, low blood pressure, osteoarthritis, high cholesteriol, poor memory, insomnia, night sweats, etc) except ginseng makes my phlegm so thick I can barely breath......?

    Asked by: Looms
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