Herbal Formula Database
The herbal formula "bu zhong yi qi wan" , 补中益气丸, which in english is "tonify the middle and augment the qi formula", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the qi" sub-category.
You may also see this formula referenced by: Bu Zhong Yi Qi San, Ginseng and Astragalus Combination, Decoction for Reinforcing the Center and Replenishing Qi.
Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).
Our shop contains bu zhong yi qi wan from the following manufacturers:
For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:
A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence lung qi deficiency, spleen qi deficiency and/or spleen qi sinking.
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: anemia, fatigue, immunity, iron deficiency anemia and/or sweat problems
Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding bu zhong yi qi wan.
For stomach and spleen qi and yang deficiency, may also be used for organ prolapse. The spleen’s primary function is to extract the energy from the food. A secondary function the spleen has is to hold thing in their place, this includes keep the fluids and blood in the vessels and keeping the organs in their correct places. Therefore a chronic deficiency of the spleen qi may result in low energy, malnutrition, and may be a factor in organ prolapse. This formula also supports the wei qi, which is responsible for many functions of the immune system from a western perspective.
All formulas in the primary category of "tonify" are listed below.
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