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Sheng Yang Yi Wei Tang (Raise the Yang and Augment the Stomach Decoction) 升陽益胃湯


Formula Type Formulas that Tonify
Diagnosis Spleen and Stomach Qi deficiency with damp-heat in the lower burner
Action Strengthens Spleen, augments Qi, raises yang, leaches out dampness
Indication Loss of taste, reduced appetite, fullness and distention of abdomen, irregular bowel movements, fatigue and lethargy, sensation of heaviness in body, pain in joints, chills, aversion to wind, dizziness, tinnitus, reduced and dark urination, shiny pale complexion, dry mouth and tongue
Remarks Also used for allergic disorders involving skin, respiratory, and digestive systems; contraindicated in patterns characterized by dampness in absence of deficiency of middle burner

Huang Qi (20 g)

Ban Xia (Fa) (Organic) (10 g)

Ren Shen (Organic) (Red) (10 g)

Gan Cao (Zhi) (10 g)

Du Huo (tested) (5 g)

Fang Feng (5 g)

Bai Shao (tested) (5 g)

Qiang Huo (tested) (5 g)

Chen Pi (tested) (4 g)

Fu Ling (Organic) (4 g)

Chai Hu (Organic) (3 g)

Ze Xie (tested) (3 g)

Bai Zhu (Organic) (3 g)

Huang Lian (1 g)

Sheng Jiang (Organic) (5 g)

Da Zao (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.