SST Overview

Why Honso® SST?

  • The only SST in US market that is made in Japan
  • Original Japanese quality and specifications
  • Backed by US clinical trials
  • Track record of safety
  • Under Japanese pharmacopeia


Sho-saiko-to (SST) has been used for decades in Japan as a key alternative health solution to support the liver*. Sho-Saiko-To (SST) is a highly researched herbal solution to maintain a healthy liver function*, with over 200 scientific research papers published.

Honso® SST uses the same Japanese professional strength and quality standard to ensure an authentic approach to herbal medicine. The synergetic botanical formula includes Bupleurum Root, Pinellia Tuber, Scutellaria Root, Ginseng, Jujube, Licorice, and Ginger. Sho-saiko-to Herbal Extract is made in Japan and encapsulated and packaged in the United States.

The Seven Active Ingredients:


Bupleurum            Pinellia            Scutellaria            Licorice                Ginger              Jujube              Ginseng

Key Benefits

  • Sho-Saiko-To (SST) is the most recognized botanical formula for liver support in Japan*.
  • Sho-Saiko-To (SST) is an internationally researched herbal solution for maintaining healthy liver function*.
  • Honso® SST is the only authentic product using Japan’s standardized SST botanical extract.
  • All natural ingredients manufactured to pharmaceutical GNP standards

Recommended Use:

As a dietary supplement, take 3 vegi-capsules twice daily with meal.

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 6 Vegi-Capsules (3 vegi-caps twice daily)

Amount Per Serving**    % DV

SST Proprietary Blend:

4,200 mg                        †

Bupleurum Root      Pinellia Tuber
Scutellaria Root      Ginseng Root
Jujube Fruit            Licorice Root
Ginger Root

Contains magnesium stearate and silicon dioxide. Contains no wheat, corn, soy, yeast, dairy, artificial flavors or artificial sweeteners. Vegetarian friendly and gluten free. † Daily value not established.

For More Information:

Go to to read all research regarding Sho-Saiko-To
Go to Sloan-Kettering’s Research Page
Go to Wikipedia to read about Sho-Saiko-To

Consult with your doctor about possible interactions between SST (sho-saiko-to) and prescription drugs you may be taking, such as interferon. Do not use during pregnancy unless recommended by your doctor. Keep out of direct light and out of the reach of children. Store in a cool and dry place. Sho-saiko-to may cause interstitial pneumonitis. Concurrent use of interferon may increase this risk.

SST standardized herbal extract made in Japan
Encapsulated and packaged in the USA

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