In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), "augmenting Qi" refers to the practice of enhancing the body's vital energy or Qi. This is done by using specific herbs, acupuncture, and other practices that help to strengthen and balance the Qi, which is believed to flow throughout the body. The concept of Qi is fundamental to TCM, and its proper flow and balance are considered essential for good health. Augmenting Qi can help to improve energy levels, enhance the immune system, and promote overall well-being. Some of the herbs commonly used to augment Qi include ginseng, astragalus, and licorice root, which are believed to strengthen the Qi and improve its flow throughout the body. In TCM, the practice of augmenting Qi is seen as a way to promote health, prevent disease, and enhance longevity.