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 tonifying 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.


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.