English: Dang Gui and Astragalus Decoction to Construct the Middle
Also Known As: Tangkuei, Astragalus and Peony Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Angelicae Sinensis Dang Gui 12g Tonifies Blood, regulates the menses, reduces swelling, expels pus, generates flesh, alleviates pain, stops coughs and treats dyspnea.
With Huang Qi, for ulcerated abscesses with insufficient drainage or which drain a clear thin discharge and Qi and Blood Deficiencies.
With Chao Bai Shao, regulates and harmonizes Qi and Blood.
With Gan Cao, moderates spasms and relieves abdominal pain.
With Sheng Jiang, Yi Tang, Bai Shao and Gui Zhi, for epigastric and abdominal pain.
With Huang Qi, Bai Shao and Sheng Jiang, for postpartum spontaneous sweating, fever, shortness of breath and back and leg pain with inability to turn from side to side.
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 4.5-12g Tonifies Qi and Blood, tonifies Wei Qi, stabilizes the exterior, tonifies the Lungs, promotes the discharge of pus, generates flesh and expels toxins.
With Gui Zhi, for Qi and Blood Deficiencies and Ying and Wei Deficiencies with numbness and painful obstruction of the musculature.
With Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, Sheng Jiang and Da Zao, for skin and muscle numbness and pain due to Qi and Blood Deficiencies.
Maltosum Yi Tang 30g Tonifies the Spleen and Middle Jiao Qi, alleviates pain, disperses Cold and moderates spasmodic abdominal pain.
With Gui Zhi, warms and tonifies the Middle Jiao.
With Gui Zhi and Gan Cao, for Cold abdominal pain due to Middle Jiao Deficiency.
With Gui Zhi, Bai Shao, Sheng Jiang and Zhi Gan Cao, for abdominal pain that is better with pressure and somewhat alleviated by eating. due to Cold from Middle Jiao Deficiency.
With Dang Gui, for abdominal pain due to Blood Deficiency.
Dry-fried Rx. Paeoniae Alba Chao Bai Shao 18g Harmonizes, protects Yin, nourishes Blood, softens the Liver and alleviates pain.
With Gan Cao, stops spasmodic abdominal pain.
With Gui Zhi, Sheng Jiang and Da Zao, for Wind-Cold with Deficiency and perspiration.
With Huang Qi, Gui Zhi, Sheng Jiang and Da Zao, for Bi syndrome.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Preparata Zhi Gan Cao 6g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi, moistens the Lungs, resolves Phlegm, stops cough, moderates spasms, alleviates pain and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi 9g Warms the Middle Jiao, disperses Cold, releases the exterior and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Bai Shao, harmonizes the Ying and Wei.
With Zhi Gan Cao, for Palpitations and shortness of breath due to injured Yang of the chest.
Rz. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang 9g Releases the exterior, disperses Cold, warms the middle and adjusts the Ying and Wei.
With Da Zao, harmonizes and protects Ying Qi and alleviates epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting, protects the Stomach Qi and reduces irritation of the gastrointestinal. tract by other herbs.
With Gui Zhi, strongly induces sweating for treatment of External Wind-Cold with chills, fever, body aches and anhidrosis and warms and dispels thin mucus in the Stomach with nausea, hiccup, Stomach pain, acid reflux or vomiting of clear fluid.
Fr. Jujube Da Zao 9g Strengthens the Spleen, tonifies Qi and protects and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
  • Tonifies Qi and Blood
  • Warms and strengthens the Middle Jiao
  • Moderates spasmodic abdominal pain
  • Promotes generation of muscle tissue
  • Eases pain
  • Qi and Blood Deficiency
  • Blood Deficiency patters after giving birth, significant illness or surgery
  • Abdominal pain
  • Mild inflammation
  • Small amounts of pus and discharge
  • Abscesses
  • Ulcerations
For prominent signs of Cold: For infection of the abscesses and ulcerations:
+ Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
+ Five Ingredient Decoction to Eliminate Toxins
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin
+ Hb. Asari Xi Xin