Herb Formulas Notebook

Nei Bu Huang Qi Tang

(Astragalus Decoction to Tonify the Interior)

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Source: Formulas Bequeathed by the Unorthodox Genius Liu Jian-Zi (499)
Author: Liu Jian-Zi

Category: Formulas that Tonify Qi and Blood

Pattern: Qi and Blood deficiency caused by discharging ulcers and sores

Key Symptoms: Discharging ulcers and sores with pain at the location of the sore, fatigue, laconic speech, spontaneous sweating, dry mouth
Secondary Symptoms: Also used for fever and uterine bleeding

Tongue: Pale with thin coating
Pulse: Thin and frail

Huang Qi 9-18g (dry fried)
Mai Men Dong 9-12g
Shu Di Huang 9-12g
Fu Ling 9-12g
Ren Shen 6-9g
Zhi Gan Cao 3-6g
Bai Zhu 6-12g (dry fried)
Yuan Zhi 6-12g (dry fried)
Chuan Xiong 6-9g
Rou Gui 3-6g
Dang Gui 6-12g (wine washed)
Sheng Jiang 3sl
Da Zao 1pc

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Augments and tonifies the Qi, promotes tissue growth.

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