Traditional Chinese Great Tonifying Pill
Chinese name: Shen Qi Da Bu Wan (shen chee dah boo wahn)
Also known as: Codonopsis Astragalus Great Tonifying Pill
Weak immunity, fatigue, lack of appetite
Tonifies lung and spleen qi, strengthens immunity.
Shen Qi Da Bu Wan is a general tonic for qi, blood, and immune function (wei qi). It is a mixture of Astragalus and Codonopsis root (dang shen). Both herbs are important tonics, and combined they make a balanced formula. They have a synergistic effect, since they both stimulate the central nervous system, lower blood pressure, stimulate the immune system, and increase the blood count.
Manufacturer: Lanzhou Foci
Dosage: 8 to 10 pills, three times a day
The Chinese have another remedy for fatigue, a liquid tonic that is mixed with water or tea. It's described in the next section of this article.
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