Marrow Plus

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Marrow Plus™ (90 Tablets) – Ji Xue Teng Herbal Supplement.

Taken for symptoms due to bone marrow suppression as caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy. 


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Marrow Plus™ (90 Tablets) – Ji Xue Teng Herbal Supplement.

Therapeutic Actions –  Taken for symptoms due to bone marrow suppression as caused by chemotherapy or radiation therapy.  Helps offset side effects from pharmaceuticals such as AZT, DHPG, anti-tumor agents, and other drugs that suppress white blood cells or red blood cells, e.g., Chemotherapy for Leukemia.  May also be used for various anemias, to help regenerate blood following a blood transfusion.  Also used for chronic pain and numbness.

Chinese Therapeutic Effects – Vitalizes and Tonifies Blood, Tonifies Qi, Strengthens the Spleen and Kidney.

Formula Rationale – This formula is based on the clinical experience of Misha Cohen, OMD.  L.Ac., in treating persons with AIDS and Cancer and who are receiving chemotherapeutic agents that suppress bone marrow function.  This formula is used in the Quan Yin Herbal Program for HIV-Positive persons as an adjunct to Enhance.  It will be researched at UCSF supported by a grant from the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine and Health Concerns.

The chief herb Spantholobus (Ji Xue Teng), both vitalizes and tonifies blood.  In china this herb is commonly used during cancer therapy to stimulate bone marrow function when it is suppressed by radiation or chemotherapy.  Ho-Shou-wu nourishes the blood and replenishes liver and kidney essence. Salvia (Dan Shen) moves blood and eliminates blood stasis in addition to promoting the repair and regeneration of tissues.  Codonopis (Dang Shen) and Astragalus (Huang Qi) replenish Qi and strengthen spleen and stomach function, which is necessary to the production of blood.  Both herbs are known to increase white blood cell count.  Codonopsis in particular is used in China to treat patients with low WBCs due to radiation or chemotherapy, and is also administered to increase RBCs.  The Rehmannias (Shu and Sheng Di Huang) nourish essence and strengthen the kidney, so that blood is regenerated.  Tang Kuei is a strong blood tonic, and helps increase the body’s folic acid and vitamin B-12 levels, so that anemia is alleviated in many cases.  Lycium (Gou Ji Zi) nourishes the blood.  Lotus seed (Lian Zi, Citrus (Chen Po), Red Date (Da Zao), and Oryza (Gu Ya) strengthen the spleen and aid in the digestion of the formula’s herbs.  Gelatinum (E Jiao) strengthens the blood and essence and has been shown to increase RBCs and hemoglobin.

Information from:  Health Concerns Clinical Handbook

 

These statements have not been evaluated b y the Food and Drug Administration.  This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Weight 0.23 lbs
Dimensions 1.6 x 1.6 x 3.25 in

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