Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 67–73

Erxian Tang (二仙汤)—Introduction of a Chinese herbal formula, clinical practice, and experimental studies

  • Li Jie-jia 李捷珈
  • Li Jack Thomas 李晓毅
  • Fu Jian-ping 傅建萍

DOI: 10.1007/s11655-007-0067-z

Cite this article as:
Li, J., Li, J.T. & Fu, J. Chin. J Integ. Med. (2007) 13: 67. doi:10.1007/s11655-007-0067-z


Erxian Tang (二仙汤, EXT) is a Chinese herbal formula developed for the treatment of menopausal syndrome in women. In the past 50 years, EXT has shown positive efficacy in the treatment of many chronic diseases in TCM, involving syndrome types of Shen yin-yang deficiency, yin-deficiency caused yang-flourishing, and disharmony of Chong-Ren meridian. Experimental studies have revealed that EXT has multiple pharmacological actions on such multiple targets as hypothalamus-pituitary-target gland axis, immune function and free radical metabolism, etc.

Key Words

Erxian Tanghypertensionmenopausal syndrome

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Li Jie-jia 李捷珈
    • 1
  • Li Jack Thomas 李晓毅
    • 2
  • Fu Jian-ping 傅建萍
    • 3
  1. 1.Los Angeles (UCLA) Center for East-West MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaUSA
  2. 2.Southern California University of Health SciencesUSA
  3. 3.West Los Angeles Center for Traditional Chinese MedicineUSA