Bu Fei Tang Bu Fei Tang

English Name:Tonify the Lungs Decoction.

Category: Tonifying – Qi Tonifying

Functions: Bu Fei Tang treats Lung Qi deficiency by tonfiying Lung Qi, stopping cough and wheezing, while strengthening Wei Qi.

Indications: Shortness of breath (dyspnoea), spontaneous sweating, intermittent chills and fever, coughing and wheezing. Western indications may include asthma, bronchitis and COPD.

Tongue and Pulse: The tongue is pale with a thin white coating and the pulse is frail or deficient.


  • Ren Shen [Radix Ginseng] – 9g
  • Huang Qi [Radix Astragali] – 24g
  • Zi Wan [Radix Asteris] – 9g
  • Sang Bai Pi [Cortex Mori] – 12g
  • Wu Wei Zi [Fructus Schisandrae] – 6g
  • Shu Di Huang [Radix Rehmanniae Preparata] – 24g

Cautions and Contra-Indications: Contra-indicated during early stages of acute illness such as cold and flu. or during acute infection. When taking this formula, patients should avoid consuming raw, uncooked and cold-type foods.