English: Tonify the Qi and Construct the Middle Decoction
Also Known As: Magnolia and Alisma Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 3-26.5g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
Poria Fu Ling 4-15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Ze Xie, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness to treat stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin, and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for weak and deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools.
With Gan Cao, for Spleen and Heart Deficiencies causing facial edema, palpitations, and shortness of breath.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 4-15g Tonifies Spleen, Stomach and Lung Qi.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
With Bai Zhu, Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiencies with Dampness with anorexia, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal distention and fatigue.
Per. Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-11.5g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Bai Zhu, for Anorexia and other symptoms of Damp-Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
Rx. Scutellariae Huang Qin 2-8g Clears Heat and dries Dampness.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 2-8g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao, resolves Stagnation, descends Rebellious Qi, dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Ren Shen and Gan Cao, for distention and fullness due to Deficiency Cold.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 2-8g Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Deficiency leading to accumulation of Dampness with urinary difficulty, loose stools, diarrhea, Milky Lin or vaginal discharge.
Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong 2-8g Nourishes Stomach Yin, generates fluids, moistens the Intestines and protects the Yin against Dampness resolving herbs.
  • Tonifies Qi
  • Strengthens the Spleen
  • Eliminates Dampness
  • Water retention due to Deficiency
  • Edema
  • Ascites or water accumulation in the digestive system
  • Patients whose symptoms are aggravated by the consumption of Xiao Jian Zhong Tang or Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang should take this formula.
For fibromyalgia due to Phlegm Stagnation Blocking the channels:
Clear the Lung Drink
Qing Fei Yin
+ Drive Out Blood Stasis from a Painful Body Decoction
Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang