Ba Zhen Tang

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) - Alternative Medicine Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Tonify Qi and Blood

Ba Zhen Tang

Eight Treasure Decoction

Main Action of Ba Zhen Tang Strongly tonifies Qi and blood of the body Mainly used for deficiency disorders. Indications and Symptoms for Ba Zhen Tang Pale complexion, palpitations with anxiety, poor appetite, shortness of breath, general fatigue, chills, fever, emaciation, vertigo, light headedness, scanty menstruation, uterine bleeding Tongue - pale body, white coating Pulse - Thin, weak, deep, frail (may be large but without strength)

Herbal Ingredients of Ba Zhen Tang

Ba Zhen Tang is made up of Si Wu Tang and Si Jun Zi Tang.

SiJun Zi Tang:

Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng, Ginseng Root)

- 6 -9g. -tonify lung and spleen Qi

Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractyloids Macrocephaelae, Atractylodes (White) Rhizome)

 - 9 -12g. -tonify spleen Qi, dry dampness

Fu Ling (Sclerotium Poriae Cocos, China -Root, Poria, Hoeien)

- 12 -15g. -tonify spleen, dry dampness

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Honey Fried Licorice Root)

- 3 -6g. -tonify Qi, harmonizes middle burner

 Si Wu Tang:

Shu Di Huang (Rehmanniae Glutinosae Conguitae, cooked Rehmannia)

- 15-18g. -nourish blood

Bai Shao Yao (Radix Paeoniae Lactiflorae, WhitePeony Root, Peony)

- 12 -15g. -nourish blood

Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Chinese Angelica Root, tang -kuei)

- 12 -15g. -nourish blood

Chuan Xiong (Radix Ligustici Chuanxiong, Szechuan Lovage Root, Enidium)

- 6 -9g. -invigorates blood, moves Qi


Cooking Preparation of Ba Zhen Tang Ba Zheng Tang should be cooked with 3 slices of Sheng jiang and 2 pieces of da zao. Generally Ren Shen is replaced with a larger dosage of Dang Shen as the cost is much cheaper.


Additional information On Ba Zhen TangThis Chinese medicine Herbal formula is usually used for chronic illness which has lead to a deficiency of the individuals Qi and blood but can be effective for any pattern with this diagnosis.