Action and Indication: This formula replenishes the Qi; strengthens the Spleen and Stomach; removes Dampness and food Stagnation caused by Spleen Deficiency; helps stop diarrhea. It is used to help a person who has Dampness due to deficient Spleen and Stomach Qi. Continual use will invigorate the Vital Energy, activate the Spleen-energy and strengthen the body's resistance to eliminate pathogenic factors. Related symptoms are: weak limbs; distension and stiflng sensation in the chest and epigastrium; poor appetite; weight loss; indigestion; vomit; loose stools or diarrhea due to weak Spleen or Intestinal functions; pale face; emaciation; infantile diarrhea due to weak absorption. Tongue is usually pale with a white coating. Pulse is usually moderate or deficient. (Note: This formula is especially effective for children.)
Contraindication: It is not for a person who has Shi (excess) or bacteria-caused syndromes.