Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang

Natural Chinese Herbal Formulas Which Promotes Urination and Leaches Out Dampness

Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang

Stephania and Astragalus Decoction

Main Action of Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
This TCM Herbal formulas functions are to tonify the Qi (Mainly lung and spleen Qi) while promoting urination and reducing edema. This formula is best suited in conditions where there is wind dampness causing edema (Feng Shui) or wind edema in Chinese. This is caused by a deficiency in the exterior giving rise to unusual sweating symptoms due to lung Qi deficiency and a heavy sensation of the body due to spleen Qi deficiency.

Indications and Symptoms for Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
sweating, heavy sensation in the body, superficial edema, urinary difficulty Tongue - pale, puffy, white coat Pulse - floating

Herbal Ingredients of Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang

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

- 3.8g. -stabilizes wei Qi, tonify wei Qi

Han Fang Ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae, Stephania Root)

- 3g. -release exterior, unblocks channels, promotes urination, drains dampness, relieves pain

Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractyloids Macrocephaelae, Atractylodes Rhizome)

- 2.3g. -tonify spleen, clears dampness, stabilizes exterior

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis, Licorice Root)

- 1.5g. -tonify spleen

Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis Recens, Fresh ginger Rhizome)

- 4 pieces -regulate and harmonize ying and wei Qi levels

Da Zao (Fructus Ziziphi Jujubae, Chinese Date, Jujube)

- 1 piece -regulates and harmonizes ying and wei Qi levels

Cooking Preparation of Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
This natural medicine Herbal formula should have Huang Qi, han Fang Ji, Bai Zhu and Zhi Gan Cao ground into a fine powder and taken as a draft in 1.5 gram doses with Da Zao and Sheng Jiang added. The dosage of Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang is usually increases by today's practitioners.

Additional Information on Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
This Herbal formula treats both the root and the branch of the disease by expelling wind dampness and tonifying wei Qi deficiency. This alternative medicine formula can also be used in cases where there is no edema with wind dampness symptoms or edema in the lower extremities in women. When the appropriate symptoms are present this formula is able to treat such diseases as rheumatic heart disease, ascites, acute glomerulonephritis and chronic nephritis.