Sheng Mai San by Treasure of the East also known as Ginseng & Schisandra is used for concurrent deficiency of qi and yin, primarily of the Lungs.
Chronic cough not only injures the Lung qi, but is also an manifestation of injured Lung qi together with shortness of breath and spontaneous sweating.
Prolonged, profuse sweating injures the fluids and yin, which is manifested here in the sparse sputum that is difficult to expectorate, and the dry mouth and tongue.
The pulse is deficient, which reflects deficient yin. The same condition can develop over a relatively short period of time if the sweating is profuse, as in summer heat-stroke. The mechanism in such cases is that excessive sweating injures both the Lung qi and the fluids or yin.
Sheng Mai San helps with:
• Respiratory support
• Phlegm-Difficult to expectorate
• Shortness of Breath
• Summer heat
• Astringes Yin
• Boosts Qi
• Promotes fluid production
• Arrests sweating
• Generates fluids
• Clears heat
Actions: Supplements the qi of the heart and lungs, nourishes yin and engenders fluids, quiets the spirit, secures and astringes the heart and lung qi, moistens dryness, clears heat from the heart and transforms phlegm.
Pattern: Concurrent deficiency of qi and yin, primarily of the Lungs.
Tongue: Fat, swollen, possibly tender with teeth-marks on its edges.
Branch: Lung, Spleen, Stomach
Contraindications: This formula should be used with extreme caution in cases with high fever, or in which the pathogenic influence has not been resolved, or has yet to injure the fluids. If it is used in such cases where the external pathogenic influence remains in the system.
Chinese Symptomology: Qi and yin vacuity, primarily of the heart and lungs, fatigue, lack of strength, lassitude of the spirit, shortness of breath, spontaneous perspiration.
Western Symptomology: Chronic bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis, and other forms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, supraventricular arrhythmias, rheumatic heart disease, coronary artery disease, post-bypass debility, viral myocarditis.
Sheng Mai San Ingredients:
Ren Shen – Panax Ginseng Root
Mai Men Dong – Ophiopogon japonicus Root
Wu Wei Zi – Schisandra chinensis Fruit
Adults take 4 to 6 capsules 2 to 3 times daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Consult your herbalist or healthcare practitioner prior to using this product if you are pregnant, nursing or taking medication. Discontinue use if allergic reaction occurs.
Keep out of the reach of children.