Some of the many conditions this formula may be used to treat if its pattern presentation fits include debility after prolonged disease, common cold in a person with bodily vacuity, chronic bronchitis, prolapsed uterus, prolapsed rectum, chronic hemorrhoids, gastroptosis, hernia, chronic gonorrhea, diarrhea, persistent malaria, habitual miscarriage, functional uterine bleeding and other hemorrhagic disorders, abnormal vaginal discharge, various postpartum problems, such as urinary incontinence, lochioschesis, and agalactia, chronic hepatitis, peritonitis, tuberculosis, neurasthenia, impotence, corneal ulcers, cerebral arteriosclerosis, pernicious anemia, leukopenia, chronic nephritis, and myasthenia gravis.
Applications in Traditional Chinese Medicine:
Formula Category: tonifying Qi of Spleen and Stomach.
Tongue: pale with white coating
Formula explanation: Within this formula, Huang Qi is the sovereign. It boosts the qi. Ren Shen, Bai Zhu, and mix-fried Gan Cao fortify the spleen and boost the qi. They are the ministers. Together, they are able to supplement the center and boost the qi. Chen Pi is added to rectify the qi, while Dang Gui is added to supplement the blood. These two are the assistant medicinals. Chai Hu and Sheng Ma upbear and lift downfallen clear yang. Thus they are the messengers within this qi-supplementing formula.
Huang Qi (Radix Astragali)
Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis)
Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae)
Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae)
Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri)
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
2 capsules, 2 times a day
120 capsules x 5000mg. (500mg. x 10:1 concentration ratio)