HERB FORMULAS

English: Augmented Bone Strengthening Decoction
Also Known As: Strengthen and Consolidate Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Dosage
Actions
Rx. Ginseng Ren Shen 10g Tonifies Spleen and Stomach Qi and treats impotence.
With Bai Zhu, tonifies the transformation and transportation functions of the Spleen.
Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Bai Zhu 15g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Fu Ling and Yi Yi Ren, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiency with Dampness.
Poria Fu Ling 15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for a weak and deficient Spleen with fatigue, anorexia and loose stools.
Rx. Morindae Ba Ji Tian 15g Tonifies the Kidneys and strengthens Yang.
With Ren Shen and Shan Yao, for impotence or infertility.
Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren 20g Strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
With Fu Ling, for Spleen Deficiency with Excess Dampness and edema.
With Fu Ling and Bai Zhu, for Spleen Deficient diarrhea.
With Ren Shen, Shan Yao and Bai Zhu, for Spleen and Stomach Deficiencies with loose stools and reduced appetite.
Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi 10g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang, stabilizes Jing, astringes urine, tonifies and warms Spleen Yang and stops diarrhea.
Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo 10g Tonifies the Kidneys, strengthens Yang and increases the libido.
With Shan Yao, enhances its functions.
Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao 15g Tonifies the Spleen, nourishes Stomach Yin, stops diarrhea, tonifies Kidney Yin and astringes Jing.
With Fu Ling and Bai Zhu, for Spleen Deficiency with loose watery stools.
With Ren Shen and Bai Zhu, for decreased appetite and lack of energy due to Spleen Deficiency.
  • Warms the Kidneys
  • Strengthens the Spleen
  • Activates Qi
  • Mobilizes water
  • Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency
  • Edema of the face and limbs
  • Lassitude
  • Weakness
  • Epigastric distention and pain
  • Anorexia
  • A sallow complexion
  • Cold pain in the waist and knees
  • Watery feces
  • Maybe vaginal bleeding of pale and watery blood
  • T: Plump and may have indentations on the sides
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep, thready and even
CONTRAINDICATIONS
HERB/DRUG INTERACTIONS
For luteal phase: For marked edema:
- Poria Fu Ling + 10g Ram. Cinnamomi Gui Zhi
- Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi + 20g Rx. Astragali Huang Qi
- Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo
For nocturia or urinary incontinence:
+ Sm. Cuscutae Tu Si Zi + 12g Ootheca Mantidis Sang Piao Xiao
+ Cervi Cornu Degelatinum Lu Jiao Shuang + 18g Fr. Rosae Laevigatae Jin Ying Zi
For premenstrual syndrome: + 15g Fr. Alpiniae Oxyphyllae Yi Zhi Ren
- Fr. Psoraliae Bu Gu Zhi
- Hb. Epimedii Yin Yang Huo    
- Rz. Dioscoreae Shan Yao    
- Rx Ginseng Ren Shen    
+ 15g Rx. Codonopsis Dang Shen    
+ 9g Rx. Aconiti Lateralis Preparata Zhi Fu Zi    
   
+ 6g Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui    
+12g Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie    
+ 15g Sm. Plantaginis Che Qian Zi