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Herb) Characteristics/efficacy/effects of Jakyak Gamcho Tang






Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang) is a traditional herbal medicine frequently used for muscle spasms and pain relief.

Jakyak (Paeonia lactiflora) and Gamcho (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) are medicinal herbs commonly included in various herbal remedies for pain, such as leg cramps, abdominal pain, back pain, urinary pain, and gallstone pain.


☯ Who would benefit from Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang) and for what symptoms?

It is beneficial for symptoms accompanied by muscle spasms and pain caused by insufficient blood or body fluids due to liver dysfunction.



☯ Effects of Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

It is effective in relieving pain caused by muscle tension, abdominal cramps, muscular rheumatism, sciatica, back pain, dysmenorrhea, abdominal pain, urinary pain, and gallstone pain, which result from muscle tension.


☯ Ingredients in Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

Jakyak (Paeonia lactiflora), Gamcho (Glycyrrhiza uralensis)


☯ Precautions for those who should not take Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

It is mentioned that people who take long-term medications or consume a large amount of herbal medicine (70% of herbal medicines contain Gamcho) may experience side effects such as edema, elevated blood pressure, or muscle disorders. If you have any concerns, consult with a traditional Korean medicine doctor who prescribed the medicine.



☯ Dosage instructions for Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

■ Time of administration

Generally, it is taken on an empty stomach between meals or 30 minutes before meals when the stomach is empty and the absorption from the digestive system is easier.

For individuals with sensitive digestion, taking it after meals or on an empty stomach for medicines that promote bowel movements is recommended.

If you forget to take it between meals, taking it after meals is also suitable.


☯ Side effects of Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

If it does not match your constitution or symptoms, or when combined with other medications, or if you have an allergy-prone constitution, you may experience discomfort. If you feel something is not quite right, stop taking it and consult with the traditional Korean medicine doctor who prescribed it.


☯ The traditional Korean medicine mechanism of Jakyak Gamcho Tang (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang)

Due to insufficient Yin blood in the liver, muscle spasms occur because the liver cannot nourish the muscles properly. By replenishing the Yin blood of the liver, normalizing liver function, and relieving pain.


■ Specific efficacy of the medicinal herbs

Jakyak (Paeonia lactiflora) replenishes the blood and relaxes the muscles.

Gamcho (Glycyrrhiza uralensis) regulates the function of the digestive system, replenishes necessary body fluids, and enhances the effects of Jakyak.

The combination of these two medicinal herbs helps regulate liver function and increases the analgesic effect.




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