BLACK PEARL – Citrus and Crataegus (Bao He Wan)


For a dysfunctional digestive system from overeating or drinking with signs such as belching, bloating, reflux, nausea, vomiting, feeling really full or like food isn’t digesting.

Signs & Symptoms

  • Cholecystitis chronic
  • Gastritis
  • Indigestion
  • Abdominal and epigastric distension
  • Acid reflux
  • Halitosis
  • Indigestion due to chronic cholecystitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Digestion, poor
  • Epigastric pain
  • Poor appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting

Dosage & Course of Treatment

8 - 12 pills, 3 times daily, half to one hour away from food.

In severe cases and in the early stages of treatment (first 1 – 2 weeks) the dosage may be increased by 50 - 100%.

Course of treatment: For acute conditions 1 – 2 weeks at high dosage. For chronic conditions may be used for longer periods when combined with a tonic formula (see ‘Combinations’ below)

Cautions & Contraindications

Do not take at the same time as iron supplements as the tannins in Crataegus fruit interfere with the absorption of iron.

This formula contains Hordeum Vulgare, one of the two plants commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine may result in trace amounts of gluten appearing in formula regardless of the part used.

Thus these formula should be avoided by people with sensitivity or caeliac disease

The two herbs are: Triticum Aestivum and Hordeum Vulgare .


Citrus reticulata, fruit peel 55.8 mg
Crataegus pinnatifida, fruit 73.2 mg
Forsythia suspensa, fruit 45.7 mg
Hordeum vulgare, sprout 65.0 mg
Pinellia ternata, tuber 44.0 mg
Poria cocos, hyphae (hoelen, tuckahoe, Indian bread) 45.7 mg
Raphanus sativus, seed 45.7 mg


*The above information is for reference only. Please consult with your Chinese medicine practitioner prior to taking this formula.

Additional information

Weight 80 g
Dimensions 50 × 50 × 90 mm


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