04.Precise Formulation Based on Time-Proved Efficacy

The text above is from a Chinese medical book compiled about 1,800 years ago.It specifies the precise proportions of herbal ingredients in a frequently prescribed preparation, kakkonto.

Above is a portion of the explanatory information that accompanies the kakkonto marketed by Tsumura today. Note the list of active ingredients, which mirrors its ancient predecessor. Tsumura supplies kakkonto and other prescription Kampo preparations as dry extracts, typically packaged in single-dose packets.