Modification to bǔ zhōng yì qì tāng

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang
(Tonify the Middle and Augment the Qi Decoction)

''Modification:'' For abdominal distention - refer to:
Author: Dan Bensky and Randall Barolet
, p243

    Herb Common Name   Qty.  
柴胡 Chai Hu hare's ear root, thorowax root, bupleurum 3 - 9 grams
升麻 Sheng Ma bugbane rhizome, cimicifuga, black cohosh rhizome 3 - 6 grams
陳皮 Chen Pi aged tangerine peel, citrus 6 - 9 grams
人蔘 Ren Shen ginseng root 9 - 12 grams
黃耆 Huang Qi astragalus root, milk-vetch root, milkvetch root 12 - 24 grams
白术 Bai Zhu (white) atratylodes rhizome, ovate atractylodes, angelica root 9 - 12 grams
當歸 Dang Gui tangkuei, Chinese angelica root 6 - 12 grams
炙甘草 Zhi Gan Cao Honey Prepared Licorice 3 - 6 grams
added 厚朴 Hou Po magnolia bark
added 砂仁 Sha Ren amomum fruit, grains-of-paradise fruit
added 枳實 Zhi Shi unripe bitter orange, chih-shih
added 木香 Mu Xiang costus root, saussurea, auklandia