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Xiang Sha Yang Wei Pian
An All Natural Chinese Herbal Supplement
Xiang Sha Yang Wei Pian (Xiang Sha Yang Wei Wan, StomachVigor™, 香砂养胃片) is a famous Chinese medicine that warms the Middle Energizer to harmonize the Stomach.
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    What does it do?

    Nourish Your Stomach and Support Digestion

    Eat, drink, and be merry. It's one of life's greatest rules to live by….

    But it's hard to enjoy life when you get stomach discomforts after a meal.

    Thankfully, there is an all-natural herbal solution to get you back on track to having a happy belly. It's called StomachVigor™, which is a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) formula that addresses the root cause of digestion imbalances and improves the functionality of your digestive system.

    Happy Stomach, Happy Spleen, Happy Meals….

    The synergy of the 15 herbs in StomachVigor helps to harmonize the Stomach-Spleen relationship.

    In a perfect state of homeostasis, which is when all body systems are functioning normally, the Stomach and Spleen balance each other perfectly.

    A properly functioning Spleen is essential for nutrient absorption and transformation of nutrients into energy. Strong Spleen function supplies the body abundant Qi.

    But when Spleen is deficient, adsorption and transportation of nutrients is impaired. Consequently, stagnant nutrients accumulate in the Spleen and Stomach and become cold and damp in nature. When this occurs, your belly can be distended or bloated even hours after a meal. Lack of appetite and a sour sensation backing up into your mouth can also occur and your taste buds become dull. StomachVigor help support Spleen and Stomach comfort because the herbs are warming and remove dampness. The formula acts like a metabolic reboot of your Spleen and reinvigorates appetite and taste.

    How Does StomachVigor Work?

    StomachVigor is a contemporary TCM formula, designed for modern digestive concerns. It's one of the most nutritious formulas for digestive imbalance, containing 14 herbs. The formula is an expansion of the original TCM digestive-aid remedy, Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang (Stomakinder™). However, Zhi Shi, Huo Xiang, Hou Po, Xiang Fu, and Dou Kou are added. Consequently, StomachVigor has a stronger action of moving Qi, warming the middle, and removing dampness.

    Bai Zhu (Atractylodes rhizome), Fu Ling (Poria), Dang Shen (Codonopsis root) and Zhi Gan Cao (Processed Licorice) are fairly mild and harmonious when combined and are frequently used in Qi tonifying formulas. Bai Zhu and Fu Ling not only tonify Qi but also dispel dampness and phlegm which often result from long-standing Spleen Qi deficiency.

    Chen Pi (Tangerine peel) and Cang Zhu (Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizome) transform dampness. Aromatic Mu Xiang (Aucklandia) and Sha Ren (Cardamom seed) also transform dampness, and also promote the movement of Qi. They are especially beneficial for strengthening the Qi of the middle jiao. Mu Xiang specifically resolves stagnant Qi of the Spleen, Stomach and Intestines.

    Zhi Shi (Immature Bitter Orange) relieves abdominal distention, while Huo Xiang, although best known in the west as patchouli, an all-natural fragrant essential oil, transforms turbidity. This is a critical function as turbidity occurs when nutrients cannot be properly decomposed and turn into undigested metabolites. Huo Xiang can help transform these metabolites into usable energy. Hou Po (Magnolia Bark) also helps with distention and promotes Qi movement. Xiang Fu (Cyperus Rhizome) unblocks stagnant Qi and helps relieve major digestive disturbances. Another herb that has similar actions to the other herbs in this section is one that many people are familiar with as a cooking spice: cardamom, aka Dou Kou. In TCM applications, it warms the Middle Jiao and descends Qi, which stimulates digestive churning in the Stomach.

    Finally, the last grouping of herbs is Sheng Jiang (Fresh Ginger) and Da Zao (Chinese Date). The former stops hiccups while the latter nourishes the blood.

    What is the formula composition?

    A proprietary blend of

    Bai-zhu atractylodes rhizomeAtractylodes macrocephala(Bai Zhu)
    Poria sclerotiumPoria cocos(Fu Ling)
    Codonopsis rootCodonopsis pilosula(Dang Shen)
    Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizomeAtractylodes lancea(Cang Zhu)
    Costus rootSaussurea costus(Mu Xiang)
    Chinese amomum fruitAmomum villosum(Sha Ren)
    Cyperus rhizomeCyperus rotundus(Xiang Fu)
    Bitter orange young fruitCitrus aurantium(Zhi Shi)
    Round cardamom fruitAmomum compactum(Dou Kou)
    Magnolia barkMagnolia officinalis(Hou Po)
    Patchouli aboveground partsPogostemon cablin(Guang Huo Xiang)
    Chinese licorice root & rhizomeGlycyrrhiza uralensis(Gan Cao)
    Tangerine dried rind of mature fruitCitrus reticulata(Chen Pi)
    Jujube fruitZiziphus jujuba(Da Zao)
    Ginger fresh rhizomeZingiber officinale(Sheng Jiang)
    Other ingredients: .
    We use as little fillers/binders as possible which together amounts to % of the tablet weight.
    What is Available?
    Guang Ci Tang® Xiang Sha Yang Wei Pian (StomachVigor™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

    At a true 5:1 concentration, this product represents the most potent form of Xiang Sha Yang Wei Pian (Wan) on the market. One tablet is equal to 1 gram of raw herb.

    Please note that Guang Ci Tang® Xiang Sha Yang Wei Wan in the pill form, which has the same formulation as the tablet, is discontinued.

    Xiang Sha Yang Wei 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 StomachVigor™ is 5 tablets each time, taken 2 to 3 times daily with or before meals. One bottle lasts users 14 to 20 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.

    StomachVigor™ is a tonic and therefore it usually takes time before its effects become apparent. An initial course of treatment is suggested as 4 to 6 bottles taken at the full dose.

    1. Do not take oily (like french fries) and chilly food.
    2. Not suitable for use if you have signs of mouth thirst, dry stool, or hot sensation in the stomach.
    3. Use under supervision of physicians if you have hypertension, heart disease, liver disease, and kidney disease.
    4. It may not suitable for you if the symptoms do not ease in a few days.
    5. Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
    6. Discontinue use if you have an allergic reaction to it.
    7. Keep out of reach of children.


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    StomachVigor™ (Xiang Sha Yang Wei Pian) is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product. I started taking this product, as prescribed, about two months ago. I was diagnosed with IBS years ago. My stomache was always upset and I was constantly going to the bathroom. Since I started taking this product I have felt a definite improvement in my digestion and my trips to the bathroom have been GREATLY reduced. I feel like a normal person again and my wife has also noticed the significant improvement to my stomache that this product has made. Thanks!
    Date published: 2014-02-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helps Digestion My acupuncturist recommended this formula to me, and it really works very well for my heartburn and bloating
    Date published: 2015-06-03
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great products! I keep reordering the product, great results, great service
    Date published: 2014-09-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heartburn problems melt away After years of my doughter having heartburn problems, StomachVigor fixed the issue. She is On Her second bottle and she already feels much better. Great formula !!!
    Date published: 2017-02-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replaced my PPI! I've been using this product for several years and have been able to eliminate use of omeprazole/PPI. I recommended it to my brother and he has had similar success. 5 tablets in the morning is all it takes!
    Date published: 2018-01-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gr8 I am using first pack of tables and 75% of my heart burn has gone. I will use couple of more bottles of the product.
    Date published: 2017-09-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from STOMACH VIGOR •I Had stomach upset ...I take PREVACID 30 mg before sleep ....but I still feel not good •I order stomachvigor :I take morning 5 and noon 5 Prevacid 30 mg at night After 3 week :I fell 80% strong •I suggest that medecine for every one in the word
    Date published: 2018-02-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Jury Still Out I'm still on my first bottle, because I can't get the dosage up past two pills twice a day. If I take more than that I don't feel well. I had a similar problem with the Prostate formula but eventually got up to 5 pills twice per day.
    Date published: 2016-08-14
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