Huangqi

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Tonify Qi
01-TQ-03

Renshen / Dangshen / Huangqi / Baizhu / Gancao / Shanyao

Rx Astragali Membranaceus / Huangqi


CHINESE: HUANGQI
LATIN: Rx Astragali Membranaceus
ENGLISH: Astragalus
TRIVIAL: Astragalus

CATEGORY: Tonify Qi
Properties: Sweet. Slightly warm.
Channels: Lu, Sp


ACTIONS
Tonifies Sp and augments Qi. Raises Yang Qi of Sp and St. Augments Wei Qi and stabilizes exterior.
Moves Sp Qi outward to the boundaries, regulates the sweat glands, lifts Sp Qi. Tonifies Qi and Xue.
Promotes urination, reduces edema, promotes discharge of pus, generates flesh.
Non-physical: finds something to be changed.


INDICATIONS
Prolapses, diarrhea, tiredness, edema, wasting and thirsting disorders, psychic tiredness, lack of interest / curiosity.


CONTRA-INDICATIONS
Exterior excess, Qi stagnation, Damp obstruction, food stagnation, Yin xu with Heat signs, skin lesions.


TEXTUAL LINKED BY
Rx Ligustici Chuanxiong/Chuanxiong


FORMULAS
Ba Zhen Tang
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
Gui Pi Tang
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang

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