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Herbal Formulas

The following Herbal Formulas are based on the Chinese Theory of the Five Elements which holds that all things in Nature, including human beings, are composed of Five basic Elements.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the human body corresponds to the Five Elements by being composed of five distinct Energy and Organ Networks. Health can be achieved when a person's Dominant and Deficient Elements are brought into balance through taking the right Herbal Formula.

To determine your Formulas, please go to our Questionnaire.

Following are Herbal Balance Program, Inc. Formulas geared to each of the Elements:


            
  • Patient Pioneer for those with a WOOD profile
  • Mindful Magician for those with a FIRE profile
  • Motivated Mediator for those with an EARTH profile
  • Adventurous Alchemist for those with a METAL profile
  • Fortified Philosopher for those with a WATER profile
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    Wood Formula (Tension Relief)
    Patient Pioneer

    Speeds up metabolism, relaxes the nerves, relieves tension and neck stiffness, reduces headaches, relieves fidgeting, improves circulation.

    The Patient Pioneer formula, a combination of herbs specifically selected for the liver and the gallbladder, is the right remedy to balance the Wood Constitution's needs and to bring good health back into your life.

    The Patient Pioneer increases the liver's ability to metabolize fats, proteins, carbohydrates and bile acids, detoxifies the liver, reduces abdominal bloating, relieves headaches, promotes blood circulation and relieves tension and neck stiffness. Additionally, it calms the nerves and relieves anxiety and restlessness. The Patient Pioneer creates balanced confidence with heightened mental acuity accompanied by physical calm in stressful situations, without drowsiness or lethargy.

    Bupleurum, Mentha, Peony and Moutan remove Liver Ch'i stagnation which is associated with feelings of anxiety, anger, depression, impatience and irritability, sometimes dizziness and emotional instability. These herbs increase the flow of energy, relax muscles and tendons and bring emotional relief.

    Atractylodes, Hoelen, Ginger and Pinellia strengthen the function of the Spleen / Pancreas, improve digestion, reduce abdominal bloating and cramping and eliminate phlegm and retention of water and increase the flow of energy. Hoelen calms the mind, benefits memory and reduces headaches and dizziness.

    Balancing the Wood Constitution strengthens self-confidence, increases generosity and compassion.

    We recommend that you follow our Herbal Balance Program which includes our specialized herbs, the acupressure points and the foods that are beneficial to your Element as printed in the Five Element booklets.

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    Fire Formula (Calming - Centering)
    Mindful Magician

    Improves memory / focus / concentration, relieves heart palpitations, insomnia, mental confusion and nightmares.

    The Mindful Magician formula, a combination of herbs specifically selected for the heart and small intestine, is the right remedy to balance the Fire Constitution's needs bringing good health back into your life.

    The formula strengthens the functions of the nerves and the brain to increase the capacity to memorize, to concentrate, to be focused. In addition, it relieves heart palpitations, agitation, mental confusion, nightmares and insomnia.

    The Mindful Magician provides nutritional support for those individuals who endlessly work, sleep too little, eat sporadically, find it difficult to rest and thus exhaust themselves. The stagnated heart energy produces nervousness and feelings of disassociation. The Mindful Magician regulates proper flow of blood through the arteries and thus balances the flow of energy through the heart creating calmness and peacefulness of mind.

    Zizzyphus creates a calm mind, strong focus, and increases the ability to concentrate. Polygala, Longan and Gypsum prevent insomnia and heart palpitations, remove phlegm and ease irritability uneasiness. Astragalus and Atractylodes improve a constant energy flow and create endurance. Pinellia and Perilla remove the phlegm.

    Balancing the Fire Constitution strengthens the qualities of leadership, self-motivation and innovation and enhances peacefulness of spirit.

    We recommend that you follow our Herbal Balance Program which includes our specialized herbs, the acupressure points and the foods that are specifically beneficial to your Element as printed in the Five Element booklets.

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    Earth Formula (Strengthening - Energizing)
    The Motivated Mediator

    Increases energy level and endurance, aids digestion, enhances muscle tone, relieves gastrointestinal distress.

    The Motivated Mediator formula, a combination of herbs specifically selected for the spleen / pancreas and stomach, is the right remedy to balance the Earth Constitution's needs and to bring good health back into your life. The Motivated Mediator reduces phlegm congestion and helps normalize appetite and weight.

    The Motivated Mediator nourishes and promotes the energy required by the body to properly digest foods and helps to regulate the blood sugar metabolism. It strengthens the function of the spleen / pancreas and stomach to increase the metabolic function. This formula creates a more evenly balanced energy level that will last throughout the day.

    Astragalus enhances nutrition, improves blood circulation, increases energy flow and endurance. Atractylodes reduces diarrhea, retention of water, increases the Qi (energy) flow. Ginseng increases the energy flow, increases mental performance, endurance, increases resistance to stress. Raphanus, Crataegus and Pinellia promote digestion of proteins and carbohydrates, increase gastric secretion of digestive enzymes, eliminate bloating.

    Balancing the Earth Constitution increases the ability to stabilize the mind and the emotions.

    We recommend that you follow our Herbal Balance Program which includes our specialized herbs, the acupressure points and the foods that are beneficial to your Element as printed in the Five Element booklets.

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    Metal Formula (Breathe Easy)
    Adventurous Alchemist

    Unblocks sinuses, stops coughing, acts as a decongestant / expectorant, improves the voice, aids the lymphatic system.

    The Adventurous Alchemist formula, a combination of herbs specifically selected for the lungs and large intestine, is the right remedy to balance the Metal Constitution's needs and to bring good health back into your life.

    The Adventurous Alchemist provides the proper flow of lung energy to assure a strong defense system and helps combat colds, flu, exposure to wind and weather and other factors causing assaults to the respiratory system in our environments. The Adventurous Alchemist relaxes the lungs and lessens the congestion in the chest, cleans out mucus, unblocks sinuses, acts as a decongestant and expectorant, and deepens and strengthens the capacity to breathe.

    The Adventurous Alchemist helps to alleviate the emotional imbalance of excessive grief or sadness resulting in depression.

    Scute and Gardenia reduce irritability and restlessness, cool fever, reduce insomnia and hypertension. Ophiopogon, Asparagus, Frittilaria and Morus Bark alleviate cough, expel mucus, reduce restlessness, aid dry throat and asthma. Oryza reduces excessive sweating resulting from fevers.

    Balancing the Metal Constitution increases the ability to visualize goals and solve problems independently.

    We recommend that you follow our Herbal Balance Program which includes our specialized herbs, the acupressure points and the foods that are beneficial to your Element as printed in the Five Element booklets.

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    Water Formula (Invigorating)
    Fortified Philosopher

    Reduces back pain, improves bone spinal strengths, increases sexual vitality, improves bladder control.

    The Fortified Philosopher formula, a combination of herbs specifically selected for the kidneys, adrenals and urinary bladder is the right remedy to balance the Water Constitution's needs and to bring good health back into your life. This herbal formula improves the function of the adrenal system, nourishes and promotes vitality and general health, increases vigor and sexual vitality, reduces back pain and strengthens bones and increases the flexibility of the muscles. It strengthens the entire lower body, including legs and knees. Additionally, the Fortified Philosopher moderates emotional imbalance of excessive fear.

    The Fortified Philosopher provides nutritional support for those individuals who tend to exhaust their adrenals through excess stress, whether it is physical, mental or emotional, and find it difficult to rest.

    The herbs Cornus, HoShu Wu, Psoralea and Lycium regulate urinary frequency, improve hearing and reduce vertigo. They reduce impotence and involuntary emission, strengthen the body and tonify vital essence. Rehmanniae tonifies the kidneys and the heart, helps regulate the blood sugar level.

    Balancing the Water Constitution helps increase the powers of observation and ability to motivate others.

    We recommend that you follow our Herbal Balance Program which includes our specialized herbs, the acupressure points and the foods that are beneficial to your Element as printed in the Five Element booklets.

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