Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang
Pin Ying Name: Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang
English Name: Astragalus Decoction
Chinese Name: 黃耆建中湯
Herbs & Actions
|Pharmaceutical Latin||Pin Yin||Actions|
|Rx. Astragali||Huang Qi||
Replenishes Qi, stops perspiration, consolidates Wei, strengthens the Spleen and raises Spleen Yang.
With Gui Zhi, for Qi, Blood, Ying and Wei Deficiencies.
Tonifies Spleen and Stomach, alleviates Cold pain and moderates spasmodic abdominal pain.
With Gui Zhi, warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao. With Gui Zhi and Gan Cao, for Middle Jiao Deficiency Cold with abdominal pain. With and Huang Qi, for spleen Deficiency. With Huang Qi, for abdominal pain due to Qi Deficiency.
|Ram. Cinnamomi||Gui Zhi||
Warms the Middle Jiao, disperses Cold, releases the exterior, adjusts the Ying and Wei and warms the channels and collaterals to relieve pain.
With Bai Shao, harmonizes the Ying and Wei and warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
|Rx. Paeoniae Alba||Bai Shao||
Nourishes Blood, regulates menstruation and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Gan Cao, stops spasmodic abdominal pain. With Yi Tang, Gui Zhi, Sheng Jiang and Gan Cao, for abdominal pain due to Cold from Middle Jiao Deficiency which is better with pressure and somewhat alleviated by eating. With Huang Qi, Gui Zhi, Sheng Jiang and Da Zao for Bi syndrome. With Gui Zhi, Yi Tang, Da Zao, Gan Cao and Sheng JIang, for severe epigastric or abdominal pain or cramps caused by the Liver overacting on the Deficient, Cold Middle Jiao.
|Rx. Glycyrrhizae||Gan Cao||
Tonifies the Spleen, tonifies Qi, moderates spasms. and moderates and harmonizes the properties of other herbs.
|Rz. Zingiberis Recens||Sheng Jiang||
Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, warms the Middle, stops vomiting and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Da Zao, harmonizes and protects the Ying and Wei.
|Fr. Zizyphi Jujube||Da Zao||
Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
With Sheng Jiang, alleviates epigastric pain, nausea, and vomiting by strengthening the Spleen.
- Warms and tonifies the Spleen and Stomach
- Replenishes Qi
- Harmonizes the Interior
- Alleviates pain
- Stomach Qi Deficiency
- Spleen Yang Deficiency
- Deficiency Cold of the Middle Jiao with severe Qi Deficiency
- Wei Qi Deficiency
- Spontaneous perspiration
- Shortness of breath
- Occasional fevers
- Abdominal pain and spasms due to Cold
- Pain is better with warmth and pressure
- Pale face or a sallow, dull complexion
- Dry mouth
- Aversion to Cold
- Frequent, clear urination
- Cold extremities
- Dry throat
- Fever with a preference for hot drinks
- Dry skin
- T: Pale
- C: White
- P: Minute, thready and weak or Deep and slow or Floating, large and weak
- Gastric ulcer
- Chronic gastritis
- Antral gastritis
- Atrophic gastritis
- Duodenal ulcer
- Suppurative swellings
- Chronic hepatitis
- Aplastic anemia
- Pernicious anemia
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Allergic rhinitis
- Delayed healing of wounds
- Hemolytic jaundice
- Chronic dysentery
- Abdominal pain
- Vaginal discharge
- Rectal prolapse
- Inflammatory bowel syndrome
- Postpartum fever
- Delicate constitution in children
- Night sweats
- Weakness during convalescence
- Chronic otitis media
- Chronic ulcerations
- Lead poisoning
- Yin Jaundice
- Prolapse of the gastric mucosa
- Pulmonary tuberculosis
- Stomach cancer
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Male menopause
- Spontaneous perspiration
- Eliminate sweet flavor for vomiting from roundworms.
- Contraindicated for those with Heat from Yin Deficiency.
- Modify for abdominal distention.