Gui Qi Jian Zhong Tang 歸耆建中湯
Tangkuei & Astragalus Combination (cold-dispelling formula)
Effects: tonifying qi and fortifying the middle; harmonizing the interior and relaxing tension .
Indication: consumptive disease and abdominal urgency; all deficiency diseases(hundred detriments; decline in nutrition and function of the whole body). pain in stomach duct and abdomen; liking for warmth and pressure; belching and acid regurgitation; sloppy stool; dim complexion; lassitude of spirit and weak limbs; pale tongue and fine pulse; spleen-stomach deficiency cold.
Clinical Reference: This formula is often used in treating weakness after severe illness; night sweating; fatigue diseases; tuberculous debility; weak children; chronic otitis media; subcutaneous node of the neck gland; streaming ulcer with pus; chronic ulcer; suppurative ulcer; night sweating and lassitude; heat vexation and pain; hemorrhoid and fistula; flat-abscess; bone flat-abscess; infantile hernia; polyuria. For postpartum emaciation, couple with Tangkuei Four Combination(Si Wu Tang) For emaciation due to wind-cold, couple with Astragalus & Siler Formula(Yu Ping Feng San) .