The Western Medical indications for Four Gentlemen are fatigue and muscle atrophy.
The Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine indications are:
- Loss of body weight
- Muscle atrophy
- Qi deficiency
- A weak pulse
- A pale tongue
Four Gentlemen and Eastern Philosophy
Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy differs from standard Western medical philosophy.
For example, 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, Dr. Smith chooses herbal blends to treat your pet’s symptoms. At the same time, the herbs correct the imbalances causing the symptoms.
Four Gentlemen herbal blend is only one of the many TCM herbal blends available for Dr. Smith to choose from based on the results of the Eastern exam.
How Four Gentlemen Helps Muscle Atrophy in Dogs, Cats & Horses
Four Gentlemen is an herbal blend specially formulated with herbs specifically chosen to work synergistically to relieve the symptoms of fatigue and muscle atrophy while at the same time addressing the underlying causes of these symptoms.
The Chinese principles of treatment for Four Gentlemen herbal blend are tonifying Qi and strengthening Spleen.
The main ingredients in the Four Gentlemen Formula are:
- Bai Zhu (Atractylodes) to strengthen Spleen and tonify Qi
- Dang Shen (Coonopsis) to tonify Qi
- Fu Ling (Poria) to drain Damp and strengthen Spleen
- Huang Qi (Astragalus ) to tonify Qi
Four Gentlemen herbal blend is based on the ancient formula Si Jun Zi Tang from Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang (Imperial Grace Formulary of the Tai Ping Era).
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