Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang, also known as Supplement the Center and Boost the Qi Decoction, is a traditional Chinese medicine formula used to tonify the Qi, blood, Yin and Yang.
The formula is indicated for individuals with symptoms such as Spleen Qi-Vacuity, Spleen-Qi Deficient, Qi-Sinking, and Qi Vacuity. These symptoms may manifest as a pale tongue with a thin and white coating, teethmarks, and a deficient, flooding, empty, weak, or unrooted pulse. It is not recommended for use in individuals with fever-heat from Yin deficiency.
The formula is believed to work by fortifying the Spleen Qi and boosting the Qi, as well as upbearing the clear and lifting the fallen. The formula targets the Spleen channel (39.8%), Lung (25.1%), Stomach (15.3%), Liver (6%), Heart (5.2%), Large Intestine (1.9%), Pericardium (1.2%), Triple Burner (1.2%), and Gall Bladder (1.2%).
In terms of properties, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang is classified as warm (43.9%), slightly warm (39.3%), slightly cold (7.6%), cool (4.6%), and neutral (4.6%). Its taste is sweet (57.6%), acrid (16.6%), bitter (15.3%), slightly bitter (7.3%), and aromatic (3.2%).
It is important to note that traditional Chinese medicine formulas are not meant to be used as a standalone treatment, but rather as part of a comprehensive treatment plan under the supervision of a licensed practitioner. Additionally, if symptoms persist or worsen, individuals should consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.