Chinese: Nu Shen San

English: Goddess Powder

Source: Asada Sohaku Keikenho (Experiential Prescriptions of Asada Sohaku)

Pulse: fine, rapid

Tongue: red tip

Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength, saijyoki, saikaki

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Hot flashes
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Stiff neck and shoulder
  • Metabolic syndrome

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.