Po Chai Pills (Pochaipills) is a domestically and internationally renowned Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) made with premium ingredients that are gentle on the body.
It’s a reliever for indigestion, heartburn, vomiting, diarrhoea, bloating and hangover. So what goes into the making of Pochaipills that hails it as one of the Chinese gastrointestinal expert?
Pochaipills is 100% manufactured in Hong Kong and has become a permanent go-to family medicine for generations. As a compound medicine, Pochaipills is made with more than 10 premium Chinese medicinal ingredients.
Pochaipills is made with more than 10 premium Chinese medicinal ingredients.
Here are some of the main ingredients and what they do.
1. Herba Pogostemonis (Guang Huo Xiang)
Harvested mostly from the Guangdong and Hainan provinces in China, Herba Pogostemonis , or Wrinkled Gianthyssop Herb, helps relieve gastric, abdominal bloating, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and dysentery (infection of the intestines resulting in severe diarrhoea). It’s also said to be effective against chills such as flu, cough, fever, head and body ache.
2. Rhizoma Atractylodis (Cangzhu) & Radix Angelicae Dahuricae (Baizhi)
Rhizoma Atractylodis and Angelicae Dauricae are described as spicy or pungent, bitter, warm and aromatic.
It acts as a discomfort reliever for the spleen and stomach, helping with loss of appetite, bloating, indigestion, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and weariness. It also dispels “wind-damp-cold (bi-syndrome)”, which means head and body aches, fever, and chills and induces sweating.
3. Citri Grandis Exocarpium (Hua Ju Hong)
The Citri Grandis Exocarpium, also known as Pummelo Peel, is pungent, bitter and warm. It helps regulate Qi, soothe the upper part of the body cavity, dry dampness and resolve a cough caused by damp- or cold-phlegm.
4. Flos Chrysanthemi (Ju Hua) & Herba Menthae (Bohe)
Flos Chrysanthemi , also known as chrysanthemum flower, is sweet, bitter and a slight cooling herb that is used in TCM to drain wind (gas) and clear heatiness.
Herba Menthae or peppermint, has a refreshing smell with a cool and pungent flavour. It aids in dispersing wind-heat, improve eyesight, relieve a sore throat, expel wind and relieve itching.
5. Poria (Fuling) & Semen Coicis (Yiyiren)
Poria is a type of mushroom long used in TCM, a form of alternative medicine that originated from China. It aids treatment for health problems, such as diarrhoea, fatigue, insomnia and stress.
Semen Coicis or Coix seed, is mild cold in nature, sweet and bland in flavour. It helps promote body fluids redistribution, expel dampness, invigorating spleen, stop diarrhoea, clear heat and more.
6. Massa Medicata Fermentata (Shen Qu) & Fructus Oryzae Germinatus (Daoya)
Massa Medicata Fermentata, also known as Medicated Leaven, is a famous Chinese herb that is said to be good for overcoming indigestion, gastritis, gastroenteritis, diarrhoea and more. It was developed by Liu Yi, a skilful physician in the Han Dynasty.
Fructus Oryzae Germinatus or Rice Grain Sprout has been used in TCM to promote the digestive system, dispel diarrhoea, increase appetite, strengthens spleen and stomach.
So many people using Pochaipills throughout the world for generations cannot be wrong, even if travelling overseas, they pack them as they trust the remedy more than what may be available at the destination pharmacy.
Pochaipills Additional Remedies
Pochaipills are also effective for relief of diarrhoea, vomiting, gastrointestinal discomforts, cold symptoms, fever, headache, shortage of breath, phlegm, stomach discomfort, malnutrition in children, indigestion, motion sickness, acclimatisation issues. Pochaipills offers effective relief for symptoms and helps regulate gastrointestinal health.
Pochaipills were founded in 1896 during the Guangxu reign, Qing dynasty, Pochaipills is a domestically and internationally renowned Chinese medicine made with premium ingredients that are gentle on the body. It has been trusted by generations of Chinese with a different background in different countries around the world.
Pochaipills is 100% Hong Kong made and a Chinese gastrointestinal expert with over a century of experience. It enjoys an excellent reputation across the world and has become not only a permanent “must-have” in the family medicine cabinet but a trusted medicine to bring along during travels, cementing its place as a classic brand of Hong Kong.
Pochaipills have evolved with time and undergone many changes in packaging and design. From the original (1) wax paper packaging, it transformed to a sealed (2) glass bottle design before moving to the (3) separate plastic bottle design used today that makes it easier to use and carry without affecting the high product quality.
Pochaipills are good for dissolving internal and external symptoms
The Pochaipills formula is effective against external contaminants while at the same time, nourishes the body for better regulation.
The formula also has a laxative effect* that promotes the removal of toxins from the body while ensuring gastrointestinal health. It is gentle on the body and ensures health through regulation.
The comprehensive formula takes care of both outside and inside the body. Soothing and gentle, it promotes the removal of toxins and moistures*, dissipating the six negative influences*to regulate gastrointestinal health to increase the immunity of users.
*Notes: 1) Laxative effect: relief constipation 2) Removal of toxins and moisture: herbs that remove excess moisture 3) Six negative influences: wind, chill, heat, moisture, dryness, fever
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Pochaipills in Conclusion
All in all, Pochaipills is a balanced formula, mainly providing relief for diarrhoea, vomiting and other gastrointestinal discomforts. It also helps combat external contaminants while at the same time, nourishes the body for better regulation.
This article is brought to you by Pochaipills, your trusty stomach discomfort reliever.
Disclaimer: You should consult your physician or other health care professional before consuming these herbs separately.