Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang
English Name: Astragalus Decoction to Construct the Middle
Source: Essentials from the Golden Cabinet (c. 220)
Ingredients for one raw herb sealed bag:
|Yi Tang (Maltosum) *||36-60g|
|Gui Zhi (Cinnamomi Ramulus)||18g|
|Bai Shao (Paeoniae Radix alba)||36g|
|Zhi Gan Cao (Glycyrrhizae Radix preparata)||12g|
|Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) **||18g|
|Da Zao (Jujubae Fructus)||4-8 pieces|
|Huang Qi (Astragali Radix)||18g|
* Yi Tang is not contained within this formula. One should instruct their patient to add the appropriate amount or consider substituting honey.
** For maximum freshness, Sheng Jiang (Zingiberis Rhizoma recens) is not contained within this packet of herbs. If desired, the practitioner or patient should add fresh ginger root prior to cooking.