This formula is my go to for initial onset of the common cold with symptoms of sneezing, cold limbs, headache, neck stiffness and sinus congestion. This is also a great formula for allergy relief.
Take 3-5, 1x per day.
Cinnamon Twig Formuala
Cinnamon Twig Formula (Gui Zhi Tang)
Cinnamomi Ramulus (Cassia Twig, Chinese Cinnamon / Gui Zhi) 21.4%
Paeoniae Radix, alba (Chinese Peony, white / Bai Shao) 21.4%
Zingiberis Rhizoma Recens (Fresh Ginger / Sheng Jiang) 21.4%
Jujubae Fructus (Jujube Date, red / Hong Zao, Da Zao) 21.4%
Glycyrrhizae Radix Preparata (Chinese Licorice Root, honey-fried / Zhi Gan Cao) 14.4%
Chinese Medical Actions
Regulates the nutritive (ying) and protective (wei) qi, disperses wind-cold from the muscle layer.