Free Flow™ Formula

free_flow“Flow” refers to the free flow of Liver-Qi: this formula moves Liver-Qi and eliminates stagnation. It is a variation of Xiao Yao San Free and Easy Wanderer Powder.


Xiang Fu Rhizoma Cyperi
Yan Hu Suo Rhizoma Corydalis
Chai Hu Radix Bupleuri
Dang Gui Radix Angelicae sinensis
Bai Shao Radix Paeoniae albae
Bai Zhu Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae
Fu Ling Sclerotium Poriae albae
Zhi Ke Fructus Aurantii
Yi Mu Cao Herba Leonuri
Bo He Herba Menthae haplocalycis
Wu Yao Radix Linderae
Mu Dan Pi Cortex Moutan
Gou Qi Zi Fructus Lycii
Zhi Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae preparata
Zhi Zi (Shan) Fructus Gardeniae

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Stagnation of Qi.


Pacify the Liver, move Qi, eliminate stagnation, nourish Liver-Blood.

Tongue: Normal-coloured or slightly red on the sides. It may also be pale, if there is pronounced Liver-Blood deficiency. The tongue body may be pale on the whole, but slightly red on the sides.
Pulse: Wiry on the left and weak or choppy on the right.
The pulse may also be choppy on the whole and only very slightly wiry, if Liver-Blood deficiency is pronounced.

Classical Antecedent

Dan Zhi Xiao Yao San (Moutan & Gardenia Free and Easy Wanderer Powder)

Differences from Classical Antecedent

Stronger Action.

This product is a dietary (food) supplement, to be taken as directed by a qualified practitioner. It is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any disease. Not to replace a varied diet. Not to be taken if nursing or if pregnant. Not to be consumed continuously for longer than 3 months.