English: Augment the Qi and Increase Acuity Decoction
Also Known As: Ginseng, Astragalus and Pueraria Combination
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rx. Astragali Huang Qi 15-30g Tonifies Qi and Blood, strengthens the Spleen and raises the Yang Qi of the Spleen and Stomach.
With Ren Shen, for Qi Deficiency with general debility, anorexia, and spontaneous sweat.
With Sheng Ma, raises Yang Qi of the Spleen, allowing turbid Yin to descend and be eliminated, treating chronic diarrhea, a dragging sensation in the abdomen, fatigue, shortness of breath, uterine bleeding and prolapses.
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 15g Tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi.
(Rx. Codonopsis) (Dang Shen) (30-60g) (Substitutes for Ren Shen.)
(With Huang Qi, for Lung and Spleen Qi Deficiencies with fatigue, shortness of breath, diarrhea and anorexia.)
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 15g Tonifies the Spleen and augments Qi.
With Ren Shen, relieves palpitations and anxiety.
With Dang Shen, for anorexia, fatigue and loose stools due to Spleen Deficiency.
Rz. Cimicifugae Sheng Ma 6-10g Raises Yang and lifts Sunken Qi.
Rx. Puerariae Ge Gen 9-30g Raises Spleen Yang and stops diarrhea.
Fr. Viticis Man Jing Zi 4.5-10g Disperses Wind, clears Heat and clears and benefits head and eyes.
With Ren Shen and Huang Qi, for eye disease, tinnitus, dizziness, and deafness due to deficiency.
With Bai Shao, soothes the Liver.
Rx. Paeoniae Alba Bai Shao 3-18g Nourishes Blood and astringes Yin.
With Gan Cao, for abdominal pain due to disharmony between the Liver and Stomach, muscle spasms, especially in the calf, due to Blood Deficiency and regulates the relationship between the Liver and Spleen and nourish sinews.
With Huang Qi and Ren Shen, astringes sweating from Deficiency.
Wine-fried Cx. Phellodendri Jiu Chao Huang Bai 3-10g Cools Upper Jiao Blood Heat, invigorates the Blood and disperses Stasis.
  • Strengthens and raises the Qi of the Middle Jiao
  • Improves visual and aural acuity
  • Long-term Middle Jiao Qi Deficiency with visual and aural disturbances
  • Pterygium
  • Tinnitus
  • Hearing loss
  • Diminished visual and aural acuity
  • Blurred vision
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dizziness
  • Light headedness
  • Anorexia
  • Spontaneous sweating
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Do not use if eye and ear disorders are due to Excess.
  • Avoid exposure to smoke and fire and refrain from eating sour, cold, raw, oily or greasy foods while taking this formula.
  • Remove Jiu Chao Huang Bai for patients with severe Spleen Qi Deficiency, and add more for patients more severe Heat signs.
For blurred vision and dizziness: For tinnitus due to Kidney Deficiency:
+ Flos Chrysanthemi Ju Hua
+ Anemarrhenae, Phellodendron and Rehmannia Pill
Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan
+ Fr. Lycii Gou Qi Zi
For gradual deterioration of cognitive functions:
For fibromyalgia due to Qi Deficiency:
+ Rx. Pseudostellariae Tai Zi Shen
+ Kidney Qi Pill
Shen Qi Wan
+ Rx. Paeoniae Rubra Chi Shao
For tinnitus:
+ Kudzu Decoction
Ge Gen Tang
+ Dry-fried Rz. Atracty-
lodis Macrocephalae
Chao Bai Zhu
For tinnitus with loose stools:
+ Poria Fu Ling + Dry-fried Rz. Atracty-
lodis Macrocephalae
Chao Bai Zhu
+ Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ Fr. Amomi Sha Ren + Poria Fu Ling
+ Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen + Rz. Acori Tatarinowii Shi Chang Pu
+ Fr. Amomi Sha Ren
For vertigo: + Rx. Salviae Miltiorrhizae Dan Shen
+ Rz. Gastrodiae Tian Ma
+ Rz. Pinelliae Preparatum Zhi Ban Xia + Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
+ Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi
+ Cx. Eucommiae Du Zhong For ulcerative colitis with Spleen and Stomach Deficiency:
+ Rx. Achyranthis Bidentatae Niu Xi
+ 30g Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao
For ulcerative colitis with more Dampness: + 10g Dry-fried Sm. Lablab Album Bai Bian Dou
+ 10g Dry-fried Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu
For ulcerative colitis with more Heat:
+ 20g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + 20g Hb. Portulacae Ma Chi Xian
For ulcerative colitis with Food Stagnation: + 6g Rz. Coptidis Huang Lian
+ 10g Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu For ulcerative colitis with Deficiency of Ming Men Fire:
+ 10g Dry-fried Fr. Crataegi Shan Zha + 10g Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
+ 10g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi
For ulcerative colitis with constant diarrhea:
+ 6-10g Sm. Myristicae Rou Dou Kou    
+ 6-10g Per. Papaveris Ying Su Ke    
+ 6-10g Dry-fried Fr. Gardeniae Chao Zhi Zi