Other Name: Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Huang qi, Fang ji, Bai zhu, Da zao, Sheng jiang, Gan cao
Ingredients: Astragalus membranaceus root, Stephania tetrandra root, Atractylodes macrocephala rhizome, Ziziphus jujuba fruit, Zingiber officinale rhizome-fresh, Glycyrrhiza uralensis root
Other Ingredients: Activated carbon, Botanical wax, Talcum
TCM Functions: Tonifies the Qi, Strengthens the Spleen, Expels Wind-Damp, Promotes Urination
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In acute cases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills every 2-4 hours, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used short-term for few days to a few weeks. Once the acute symptoms are resolved, this formula should be discontinued, or combined with an appropriate constitutional formula.Contraindications (all):
Use with caution in hypertension as Huang qi/astragalus may raise blood pressure in some cases. Contraindicated for edema due to excess without Qi deficiency.