Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang (Stephania and Astragalus Decoction) – For Both Men and Women
Function of the Formula:
Tonifies qi, tonifies spleen, releases the exterior, dispels wind-damp, promotes urination, reduces edema (wind-damp bi, wind-damp edema, wei qi deficiency)
Symptoms that are indicated for this formula:
Superficial edema anywhere in the body, especially the lower legs, urinary difficulty, fatigue, heavy sensation in the body, loose stools, palpitations, joint pain, numbness in lower body, especially knees, swelling and stiff joints
Tongue: pale, swollen, white
Pulse: floating, soggy
Related Biomedical Applications (**This formula disperses wind-damp in Chinese medicine and is not used to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent disease):
Edema, congestive heart failture, arthritis, nephritis, lymphedema, cardiac edema, rheumatic heart disease, dysuria, obesity, muscle pain, rheumatoid arthritis, perspiration, irregular menstruation, ascities
Herbs: huang qi, fang ji, bai zhu, da zao, sheng jiang, gan cao
Edema due to excess, caution with hypertension
$46 US dollars for 200 grams of powder (A typical daily dose is between 5 and 15 grams or 1-3 teaspoons). 200 grams is the equivalent of 400 – 500mg capsules. Formula should be taken in two equally divided doses throughout the day and is mixed with water or juice and swallowed.
For chronic conditions, herbs may need to be taken for 2 weeks up to 2-3 months to see lasting progress.
For maximum results, formula should be taken with appropriate Chinese food therapy, dietary and lifestyle changes.
Shengfoong Chinese herbs and formulas are GMP certified and is currently the only government certified large scale producer of crude Chinese herbs. Products are safe and sanitary with exceptional potency and effectiveness with quality that is guaranteed. Shengfoong is used by Chinese medical doctors and acupuncture physicians worldwide. All products are rigorously tested for pesticides and heavy metals and adhere to the highest national standards. These are pure products and contain only small added amounts of cornstarch to avoid clumping.