Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Decoction)
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Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Decoction)

Formula 1 of 23 in Formulas that Expel Dampness

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Sub-Category:

  • Formulas that Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness

Possible Tongue Appearance:

  • Pale tongue with a white coat

Possible Pulse Patterns:

  • Floating pulse

Cautions, Contraindications, Herb Drug Interactions:

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Preparation Notes:

  • Decoction. Modern formulations generally increase the dosage 3-4 times the listed amount.

Originally Appeared In:

  • Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (Jin Gui Yao Lue)

Combined Channels of all herbs in this formula:

  • Lungs, Spleen, Bladder, Kidneys, Stomach

There are 6 Substances in this Chinese Medicne

Huang Qi (Qty: 3.8 grams)

Slightly Warm Huang Qi (Radix Astragali Membranacei)
Channels:
LU, SP
Properties:
Sweet, Slightly Warm
Latin:
Radix Astragali Membranacei
Chinese:
黄芪
Tone Marks:
huáng qí

Han Fang Ji (Qty: 3 grams)

Cold Han Fang Ji (Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae)
Channels:
BL, SP, KI
Properties:
Bitter, Spicy, Cold
Latin:
Radix Stephaniae Tetrandrae
Chinese:
防己
Tone Marks:
hàn fáng jĭ
Alt Names:
Fang Ji

Bai Zhu (Qty: 2.3 grams)

Warm Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Bitter, Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae
Chinese:
白术
Tone Marks:
bái zhú

Zhi Gan Cao (Qty: 1.5 grams)

Warm Zhi Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae)
Channels:
All 12 Channels
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Radix Glycyrrhizae
Chinese:
炙甘草
Tone Marks:
zhì gān căo

Sheng Jiang (Qty: 4 pieces)

Warm Sheng Jiang (uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis)
Channels:
LU, SP, ST
Properties:
Spicy, Warm
Latin:
uncooked Rhizoma Zingiberis
Chinese:
生姜
Tone Marks:
shēng jiāng

Da Zao (Qty: 1 Piece)

Warm Da Zao (Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae)
Channels:
SP, ST
Properties:
Sweet, Warm
Latin:
Fructus Zizyphi Jujubae
Chinese:
大枣
Tone Marks:
dà zăo
Alt Names:
Hong Zao, Hei Da Zao, Hei Zao
Translation:
Big Date

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