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Bao Yuan Tang (Preserve the Primal Decoction) 保元湯


Formula Type Formulas that Tonify
Diagnosis Qi deficiency, yang deficiency
Action Tonifies the Qi, warms the Yang
Indication Fatigue, lethargy, shortness of breath, aversion to cold; may also have pain or vomiting and diarrhea, low-grade fever. T: pale body, white coat; P: deep
Remarks This formula is mainly for tonifying Qi without stagnation moving or dampness draining action

Huang Qi (9 g)

Ren Shen (Organic) (Red) (3 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (3 g)

Rou Gui (2 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.