Chinese Radix Astragali Recipes

Astragalus ( Huang Qi )  Usage:
tonify spleen & lung Qi – raises Spleen & Stomach Qi (prolapse)
tonify Wei Qi – stabilize exterior
tonify Qi and blood due to loss of blood – postpartum fever
promotes urination – Edema – discharge of pus – generates flesh

Chinese Radix Astragali Recipes

1. He shou Wu Huang Qi Ji dan Bao (Egg Boiled in Fleece-flower Root and Astragalus Root Soup)

[Ingredients]

60g he shou wu, fleece-flower root ( Radix polygoni multiflori); 20~30g Radix Astragali (huang qi); 20~30g Fu ling (Sclerotium poriae cocos); 2 eggs; some di huang(radix rehmanniae glutinosae);

[Preparation]

Boil all the ingredients in 500ml water. Shell the boiled egg, and then boil it in the soup for another 5 minutes. Take the egg and drink the soup once every morning and evening.

[Effects and indications]

Nourishing liver and kidney. Qi and Blood deficiency manifested by premature grey hair, etc.

2. Shen Qi Bu Gao (Astragalus Root and Ginseng Electuary)

[Ingredients]

100g Radix Astragali (huang qi); 60g Radix Ginseng(Ren shen); 50g Radix Angelica Sinensis(dang gui); 20g Chinese date; 100g brown sugar

[Preparation]

Decoct huang qi, ren shen, dang gui twice, take 500ml condensed decoction. Boil the chinese date in gentle heat until it become pappy. Put the jujube paste into the condensed decoction, boil them and add honey to make medicinal paste. Administered with water. Take 20ml paste each time. three times per day.

[Effects and indications]

Invigorating spleen and tonifying kidney, nourishing blood and regulating menstruation.

Teenage girls’ kidney deficiency manifested by hypomenorrhea, light-colored menstruation, lumbar and back soreness, pain in the heel, vertigo, tinnitus, lower abdominal coldness, pale longue and weak, heavy pulse.

{June 23, 2010} {Tags: , }