Eight Gentlemen Herbal Blend For Chronic Gastrointestinal Disorders in Dogs, Cats, and Horses

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What is the Eight Gentlemen Herbal Blend?

Eight Gentlemen is a TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) herbal blend that treats chronic gastrointestinal disorders in dogs, cats, and horses.

It is an amazing formula to help animals with the Western medical diagnosis of chronic gastrointestinal disorders.

The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine indications for Eight Gentlemen are:

  • Abdominal pain or fullness
  • Poor appetite
  • A deep, weak pulse
  • Spleen Qi Deficiency with Stagnation of Cold-Damp
  • A pale, wet tongue
  • Vomiting

At our clinic, pets often receive an Eastern exam (Traditional Chinese Medicine) in combination with the standard veterinary exam.

Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy is very different than our standard Western medical philosophy.

Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on balance and finding the cause of the problem rather than simply masking symptoms with prescription medicines.

Through Eastern examination techniques, we can choose herbal blends that will both treat symptoms and at the same time correct the imbalances in your pet’s body that are causing the symptoms.

Eight Gentlemen is only one of the many TCM herbal blends available for our doctors to choose from based on the results of the Eastern exam.

Eight Gentlemen is a uniquely formulated herbal blend. The individual herbs work synergistically to relieve symptoms of chronic gastrointestinal disorders while at the same time addressing the underlying causes of the symptoms.

The Chinese principles of treatment for this Eight Gentlemen are to:

  • Tonify Qi
  • Strengthen Spleen
  • Move Qi
  • Eliminate Damp

What Herbs are in Eight Gentlemen?

The main ingredients in the Eight Gentlemen herbal formula are:

  • Bai Zhu (Atractylodes) to tonify Qi and strengthen Spleen
  • Ban Xia (Pinellia) to transform phlegm and stop vomiting
  • Chen Pi (Citrus) to move Qi and dry up damp
  • Chuan Mu Xiang (Vladimira Souliei) to move Qi and resolve pain
  • Da Zo (Jujube) to harmonize
  • Dang Shen (Codonopsis) to tonify Qi
  • Fu Ling (Poria) to drain Damp and strengthen Spleen
  • Gan Cao (Glycyrrhiza) to harmonize
  • Gian Jiang (Zingiberis) to harmonize
  • Sha Ren (Guang) Amomum to eliminate damp

Our clients have seen wonderful improvements in the health conditions of their pets using herbal blends to take care of a variety of health issues.

Please contact our clinic at any time if you have questions about herbal remedies!

Source: Dr. Xie’s Jing Tang Herbal

Written by: Becki Baumgartner

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