Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas That Tonify Qi

Tonify the Middle and Augment the Qi decoction

Main Action of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
The functions of this TCM Herbal formula are to tonify the middle jiao Qi and raise sunken yang. The formula is best suited to treat prolapsed spleen and stomach qi deficiency which leads to middle jiao yang Qi sinking. The flesh is deprived of proper nourishment and becomes flaccid and the body begins to collapse inwards. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang is one of the most popular formulas used to today in the treatment of prolapsed organs (stomach, uterus, †¦).

Indications and Symptoms for Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
intermittent fever, fever aggravated with exertion, spontaneous sweat, aversion to cold, thirsty for warm drinks, shortness of breath, laconic speech, tendency to curl up, weak limbs, shiny pale complexion, loose watery stools, diarrhea Tongue - pale, thin white coat Pulse - weak, faint

Herbal Ingredients of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

Huang Qi (Radix Astragali Membranaceus, Milk-vetch Root, Astragalus)

- 12 -24g. -tonify Qi, raises spleen and stomach yang Qi

Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng, Ginseng Root)

- 9 -12g. -tonify spleen Qi

Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractyloids Macrocephaelae, White Atractylodes Rhizome)

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

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Licorice Root)

- 3 -6g. -tonify Qi, harmonize other herbs within this formula

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

- 6 -12g. -tonify Qi and blood, invigorates blood

Chen Pi (Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, Tangerine Peel, Citrus)

- 6 -9g. -regulates Qi, aids digestion of other herbs within formula

Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae, Bugbane Rhizome, Cimicifuga)

- 3 -6g. -raises sunken yang Qi

Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri, Hare's Ear Root, Thorowax Root)

- 3 -9g. -raises sunken yang Qi

Cooking Preparation of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
All the natural herbs within this formula should be ground into a coarse powder and cooked in two bowls of water down to one bowl of water. The strained liquid should be taken warm between each meal. Two to three times more Dang Shen (Radix Codonopsis Pilosulae) is often substituted for Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) due to Ren Shens expense.

Additional Information on Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
This is a very popular Herbal formula which has whole schools of practice based on this formula alone. As mentioned above Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang is one of the most used formula today for any condition of prolapsed organs but is most commonly prescribed in prolapse of the anus, rectum and uterus. Many of the symptoms will have the on again and off again characteristic which generally related to exertion and the use of the individuals Qi. When the appropriate symptoms are present this alternative medicine Herbal formula is able to treat the following diseases and disorders: debility after severe illness, chronic b ronchitis, first and second degree prolapsed uterus, prolapsed rectum, gastric prolapse, recurrent miscarriage, functional uterine bleeding, leukorrhea, post -partum problems, urinary incontinence, lochioschesis, chronic hepatitis, corneal ulcers, cerebral arteriosclerosis, pernicious anemia, leukopenia, chronic nephritis and myasthenia gravis.