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Jian Dan Gu Chun Pian
An All Natural Chinese Herbal Supplement
Jian Dan Gu Chun Pian (CholestAssure™, formerly Jiang Dan Gu Chun Pian, 健胆固醇片) is a Guang Ci Tang's signature formula to support cholesterol levels that are already within the normal range.
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    What does it do?

    Support Healthy Cholesterol Levels

    Today everyone recognizes how important it is to keep a healthy level of cholesterol. Though some cholesterol is needed to have efficient cell membrane structure, to produce steroidal hormones, and other critical functions.

    Lifestyles matter. Diet and exercise are the first suggested approaches to help maintain normal cholesterol levels, for example, by reducing intake of fat in the diet and eating a primarily plant-based diet. Natural herbal supplements such as CholestAssure™ may also play a role in keeping serum cholesterol and triglycerides at levels that are already within the normal range.

    Signature Formula Contains All Natural Herbs

    CholestAssure™ is not a classic traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). This botanically-sourced natural remedy for maintaining healthy cholesterol and triglycerides is our signature formula. The reason why ActiveHerb does not use a classic TCM formula is quite simple. In TCM, there is no focus on cholesterol. Cholesterol is not mentioned in classical TCM texts.

    Beyond getting a blood test for cholesterol levels, many people do not realize that they even have excess serum cholesterol or triglycerides as it may not manifest any symptom.

    From a TCM perspective, cholesterol may belong to "internal phlegm," and its buildup in the blood vessels may add to "blood stasis." Thus, Chinese herbs that remove phlegm and blood stasis have help support a healthy cholesterol metabolism from the blood. Indeed, studies have found that many Chinese herbs may play such a role, including each of the herbs in CholestAssure™.

    If you want to harness the power from nature to support your cholesterol, look no further than CholestAssure™.

    How Does CholestAssure™ Work?

    Hawthorn fruit (Fructus Crataegi, Sheng Shan Zha) is used in TCM to improve digestion and remove food retention in the stomach, as well as promote blood circulation to disperse blood stasis. Because it unblocks stagnation, it is particularly beneficial for those who eat fatty, greasy foods.

    Fleeceflower root (Radix Polygoni Multiflori, He Shou Wu) is a Liver and Kidney tonic and nourishes the Blood and Jing. This famous TCM herb also moistens the Intestines and unblocks the bowels.

    Goji berry (Fructus Lycii, Gou Qi Zi) is a tonic for Liver and Kidney Blood.

    King Solomon's Seal (Rhizoma Polygonati, Huang Jing) is a tonic for Spleen Qi and nurtures Stomach Yin.

    Reishi (Ganoderma, Ling Zhi), a medicinal mushroom, tonifies Heart Qi, nourishes Heart Blood and calms the Spirit.

    Alisma rhizome (Rhizoma Alismatis Orientalis, Ze Xie) leaches out dampness, and drains Kidney Fire.

    Turmeric (Rhizoma Curcumae Longae, Jiang Huang) invigorates Blood and promotes the movement of Qi.

    Safflower (Flos Carthami Tinctorii, Hong Hua) invigorates the Blood and dispels Blood Stasis.

    Chinese Angelica root (Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Dang Gui) both tonifies and invigorates the Blood.

    Szechwan Lovage Rhizome (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, Chuan Xiong) invigorates the Blood and moves Qi.

    Does Research Support CholestAssure™?

    The Chinese herbs used in CholestAssure were found in studies benficial in supporting a healthy, normal cholesterol metabolism.

    What is the formula composition?

    A proprietary blend of

    Chinese hawthorn fruitCrataegus pillnatijida(Shan Zha)
    Polygonatum rhizomePolygonatum sibiricum(Huang Jing)
    Fo-ti cured root tuberPolygonum multiflorum(Zhi He Shou Wu)
    Reishi fruiting bodyGanoderma lucidum(Ling Zhi)
    Lycium fruitLycium barbarum(Gou Qi Zi)
    Asian water plantain rhizomeAlisma orientale(Ze Xie)
    Turmeric rhizomeCurcuma longa(Jiang Huang)
    Dong quai rootAngelica sinensis(Dang Gui)
    Sichuan lovage rhizomeLigusticum chuanxiong(Chuan Xiong)
    Safflower flowerCarthamus tinctorius(Hong Hua)
    Other ingredients: .
    We use as little fillers/binders as possible which together amounts to % of the tablet weight.
    What is Available?
    Guang Ci Tang® Jian Dan Gu Chun Pian (CholestAssure™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

    At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Jian Dan Gu Chun Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.

    Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Jian Dan Gu Chun Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.

    CholestAssure™ is a Guang Ci Tang signature formula.

    Jian Dan Gu Chun Pian tablets are made with all natural herbs that are tested for authenticity, quality, and potency. A traditional water decoction is prepared with the herbs to reproduce the time-tested action 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.

    Please note that our tablets may appear neutral in finishing and a little brittle. You may observe a tiny bit of fine powder at the bottom of your bottle and occasionally one or a couple of broken tablets after transportation. This is because unlike other manufacturers, our tablets are not coated as part of our effort to minimize the use of excipients and to make them as pure as possible. These tablets can also be easily dissolved in hot water to serve as tea.

    Guang Ci Tang® Advantages
    Pure. Potent. Proven.
    • True 5:1 concentration
    • Double the strength of regular brands
    • Minimal fillers and binders
    • No pharmaceuticals 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 CholestAssure™ is 6 tablets each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 11 to 17 days. The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed. Consult your practitioner for precise dosage recommendations based on body weight and other factors.

    CholestAssure™ is a tonic and therefore it usually takes time before its effects become apparent.

    1. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
    2. Keep out of reach of children.


    Disclaimer: Product reviews solely reflect the views and opinions expressed by the contributors and not those of ActiveHerb and are provided for informational purposes only. ActiveHerb does not verify or endorse any claims made in these reviews. Please read the full product reviews disclaimer.
    CholestAssure™ (Jiang Dan Gu Chun Pian) is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 13.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't Tolerate Statins -->This Lowered My Cholesterol Due to liver issues, I can't tolerate taking statins and was trying to find another route to lower my frighteningly-high cholesterol and triglycerides. My acupuncturist recommended CholestAssure - and in 4 months, my total cholesterol dropped from 376 to 210, triglycerides from 740 to 315. THIS WORKS
    Date published: 2017-05-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great Did not believe that herbs can lower cholesterol, but when I took my annual physical, it was significantly lower
    Date published: 2014-11-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Seems to Help I don't like the possible side effects of statins, so I decided to try CholestAssure. I've been taking the recommended dosage once in the morning and once at night for six months. My total cholesterol was down after three months. My doctor is satisfied with the results so I'm continuing it.
    Date published: 2017-07-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from cholestassure, hypertensure combo been using these products for 3 months and it works
    Date published: 2015-06-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Product I will know more when I get new labs in August, but seems like a great herb...little "crumbly" but I am happy with it
    Date published: 2015-06-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from After taking CholestAssure I feel amazing. After taking CholestAssure I feel amazing. My blood pressure is down but I am yet to test cholesterol.
    Date published: 2011-12-29
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from It worked! I have been purchasing CholestAssure for my mom to control of cholesterol without taking her prescription that she does not want to take. She was keeping her cholesterol in good range with this herb but recently it shot up. It may be that she reduced the dose and stopped exercising regularly. She is back on her routine. I will update with any changes.
    Date published: 2019-03-01
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from What a disappointment. I bought this herbal medication after a blood test in May 2016, showing an elevation of my cholesterol. I took these pills religiously for three months and had another cholesterol test. No improvement. Oh well, "back to the drawing board."
    Date published: 2016-09-03
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    Product Q&A

    Does it come in pill form? I don't like tablets.

    Asked by: Marie
    It is now only available in tablets which have the advantage of faster absorption and can be dissolved and served as tea. Thank you.
    Answered by: ActiveHerb_Answers
    Date published: 2019-03-18

    Hi I'm already taking Red Yeast Rice but it's not quite doing the job. Would this be compatible or should I stop taking that when trying this? Thanks

    Asked by: JamesL
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