Dr. Joseph D. Denis - BS; OMD; Dipl. acu (NCCAOM); ND.
PROSTATE FORMULA: (Qiang Lie Xian Fang) is designed to promote
heathy function of the prostate. From the perspective of Oriental medicine , the prostate gland is primarily nourished by the spleen, kidney, and liver channels. With modern lifestylesand advancing years, certain patterns occurs which affect the prostate gland. Decline of spleen yang can bring about an accumulation of dampness in the lower burner. Further decline of kidney yang, a normal occurence with aging and stress, diminishes urinary function and sexual energy. This formula treats dampness and stasis in the lower burner brought about by deficiency of spleen and kidney yang. This condition is characterized by sexual dysfunction, or frequent or inhibited urination. In western medicine, this often corresponds to Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) or enlarged prostate. For many men, these symptoms begin around age 40.  PROSTATE FORMULA supplements the yang and drains accumulated dampness to protect against the effects of aging on the process.  Ingredients: Cuscutae Semen (Chinese Dodder Seed, Chinese
Cuscuta/ Tu Si Zi) 11.9% -  Epimedii Herba (Epimedium/ Yin Yang Huo)
11.9% - Serenoae Fructus ( Saw Palmetto Berry) 11.9% -  Codonopsis
Pilosae Radix ( Codonopsis/ Dang Shen) 11.9%  - Angelicae Sinensis Radix
( Dong Quai , Tang Kuei/ Dang Gui) 9.6%  - Dioscoreae Hypoglaucae Rhizoma ( Tokoro Yam Rhizome/ Bei Xie) 9.6%  - Poria
( Poria, Hoelen, Tuckahoe/ Fu Ling) 7.1% -  Alpiniae Oxyphyliae Fructus
( Black Cardamon, Alpinia Fruit/ Yi Zhi Ren ) 7.1%  - Linderae Radix ( Lindera Tuber, Chinese Allspice/ Wu Yao) 7.1% -  Glycyrrhizae Radix
( Chinese Licorice Root/ Gan Cao) 4.8%.  Contraindications: If heat is present, clear heat before using this formula. NOTE: The American Institute for Cancer  Researh considers diets high in fats, salt, animal products , alcohol, and tobacco to be detrimental to prostate health. Chinese Medical Actions: Supports spleen and kidney yang, drains dampness, moves blood.