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Rikkunshito extract granules

Rikkunshito extract granules

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嘔吐 消化不良 胃痛 食欲不振

Rikkunshito extract granules

Japanese:六君子湯 rikkunshito
Chinese:六君子湯 liu jun zi tang

Internal capacity

24 packets

Prescription commentary

"Rikkunshito"is a prescription used for gastrointestinal weakness, which is listed in the supplementary section of the Chinese medical book"Manbyou Kaishun", which is said to be a classic of Chinese medicine.

It is effective for gastritis, gastrointestinal weakness, gastroptosis, dyspepsia, anorexia, stomach pain (abdominal pain) and vomiting in people with weak stomach, loss of appetite, blocked pit of the pit, easily tired, anemic and cold hands and feet.


Take with water or hot water before or between meals 3 times a day.

Adult (15 years old and over)
1 package per time
Under 15 years old 7 years old and over
1 time 2/3 packet
Under 7 years old 4 years old and over
1/2 pack once
Under 4 years old 2 years old and over
1 time 1/3 packet
under 2 years old
1 time 1/4 packet

Ingredient name/ingredient display

The following ingredients are included in the 3 packs (1.2g per pack) for an adult per day.
Rikkunshito extract (1/2 amount) … 2,050mg
(Extracted from 2.0 g each of carrots, byakujutsu, sagebrush, and hange, 1.0 g each of chimpi and taisou, 0.5 g of licorice, and 0.25 g of ginger.)
Contains hydroxypropylcellulose and lactose as additives.

medicinal effect

The following symptoms for those with moderate or lower physical strength, weak stomach, no appetite, blocked pit of the pit, easily tired, anemic and prone to cold hands and feet:gastritis, gastrointestinal weakness, gastroptosis, indigestion, anorexia, stomach pain, vomiting.

For those experiencing nausea or vomiting...Pinellia Combination (Hangeshashinto) will be added to the prescription.

For individuals with functional gastrointestinal disorders or dumping syndrome...Buzhong Yiqi Tang (Herbal Formula for Reinforcing the Center and Boosting Qi) will be added to the prescription.

For those with loose stools or muddy stools...Ginseng-to(Ninjinto) will be added to the prescription.

Origin and History

Liu Jun Zi Tang was documented in a medical book called the "Jin Kui Yao Lue" by Zhu Zhenheng, a medical scholar during the Song Dynasty. This book was a compilation of works by the ancient Chinese physician Wang Shuhe, and Liu Jun Zi Tang was introduced within it. Since then, Liu Jun Zi Tang has held a significant place in traditional Chinese medicine and has been utilized by many people.

Ingredients and Effects

Ginseng (Ren Shen):

Ginseng is a commonly used root vegetable in traditional Chinese medicine and formulas like Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang.

It strengthens the body and boosts vitality.

Poria (Fu Ling):

Poria is a type of fungus primarily known for promoting the elimination of dampness and regulating water metabolism.

Atractylodes (Bai Zhu):

Atractylodes, a plant of the ginger family, primarily reinforces the function of the spleen and enhances appetite.

Licorice (Gan Cao):

Licorice is a sweet-tasting plant commonly used in herbal formulations. It has anti-inflammatory properties and aids in digestive regulation.

Tangerine Peel (Chen Pi):

Tangerine peel is made from dried tangerine or orange peels and helps with stomach and intestinal functions, as well as increasing appetite.

Pinellia (Ban Xia):

Pinellia, a plant of the ginger family, regulates the digestive system, alleviating discomfort in the stomach and intestines.

Indications and Effects

When Liu Jun Zi Tang Is Suitable:

Liu Jun Zi Tang, an addition of Chen Pi and Ban Xia to Si Jun Zi Tang, is said to be suitable for those with weakened digestive functions, among other factors.

The combination of Ren Shen, Bai Zhu, Fu Ling, and Gan Cao reinforces what is weak, while Ban Xia and Chen Pi are included to address symptoms such as gastric distension, nausea, vomiting, appetite loss, heartburn, and belching due to gastritis, among other conditions.

Specific Effects and Benefits

Regulates Digestive Health: Liu Jun Zi Tang balances the functioning of the stomach and intestines, alleviating symptoms such as appetite loss, heartburn, and nausea.Regulate bowel movements.

Reinforces Spleen Function: Ingredients like Bai Zhu and Ren Shen support spleen function and enhance digestion and absorption. This, in turn, improves nutrient absorption, contributing to increased vitality and immunity.

Regulates Water Metabolism: With the inclusion of Fu Ling, Liu Jun Zi Tang aids in eliminating excess bodily fluids, alleviating symptoms like edema and weight gain.

Enhances Immunity: Ren Shen has immune-boosting properties and, by replenishing deficiencies, enhances resistance to illnesses.

Alleviates Gastric Inflammation: Components such as Gan Cao and Ban Xia have anti-inflammatory effects, soothing stomach and intestinal inflammation and discomfort.

Reduces Stress and Fatigue: The ingredients in Liu Jun Zi Tang have invigorating properties, enhancing resistance to tiredness and stress.


  • Since Licorice is one of the components, it's essential to monitor serum potassium and blood pressure levels. If abnormalities arise, discontinue use and consult a physician.
  • When using other traditional Chinese herbal formulas or supplements concurrently, be cautious of ingredient overlap.
  • During pregnancy or while breastfeeding, be sure to consult a physician.






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Michael A.
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It's my first time buying with Kampo Station and no complains whatsoever.
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