Tonify the Qi
Actions: Tonifies the Qi of the middle Jiao and raises sunken Yang.
Pattern: Deficiency of the Spleen and Stomach qi leading to sinking of the Yang.
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Indications: Intermittent fever that worsens upon exertion, spontaneous sweating, aversion to cold, a thirst for warm beverages, shortness of breath, laconic speech, a tendency to curl up, weak limbs, a shiny, pale complexion, loose and watery stools, a pale tongue with a thin, white coating, and a flooding, deficient pulse in general, or a deficient, rootless pulse at the middle position on the right.
Bensky pg. 241