Black Pearl Zizyphus Polygala Formula pill 35g




This formula is a variant of Ding Zhi Wan (Stabilise the Mind Formula), which was first recorded in 'Prescriptions Worth a Thousand Gold Pieces for Emergencies' (bei ji qian jin yao fang), by Sun Si-miao, 652 C.E., a 30 volume work that, together with an additional 30 volume supplement, is a compilation of medical knowledge to that date.

The synergistic actions of the ingredients are as follows:

  • Pseudostellaria root (tai zi shen), Ziziphus seed (suan zao ren), Poria cocos (fu ling & fu shen): tonify the Heart Qi and calm the spirit
  • Albizia flower (he huan hua), Ziziphus seed (suan zao ren): nourish the Heart and Liver Blood to calm the spirit.
  • Polygala root (yuan zhi), Anemone rhizome (chang pu): open the mind and senses, calm the Spirit, direct the actions of the herbs in the formula to the Heart.

  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to invigorate heart-blood
  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to nourish heart Qi
  • Traditionally used in Chinese medicine to balance spirit


Each pill contains extract equiv. to dry:

Albizia julibrissin, flower (he huan hua) 78.6mg
Ziziphus jujuba var. spinosa, seed (suan zao ren) 58.6mg
Wolfiporia cocos, hyphae (fu ling, fu shen) 117.2mg
Pseudostellaria heterophylla, root (tai zi shen) 58.6mg
Polygala sibirica, root. (yuan zhi) 32.5mg
Anemone altaica, rgiz. (shi chang pu) 32.5mg

Avoid caffeine containing beverages (i.e. coffee, tea, cola drinks, guarana), especially in the afternoon

TGA Listed product with Aust L 342369.

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