Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian
( QiVive™ )
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian
(QiVive™ )
200 mg 200 Tablets | Item #: AH005P
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Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian (Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang, QiVive™, 补中益气片) is a highly regarded ancient Chinese herbal formula that replenishes the body's Qi and promotes physical strength. In TCM, Qi is the principle of vital energy.
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What does it do?

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan can nourish the spleen and promote Qi due to the Qi deficiency. The central Qi provides the vital energy of the body including the internal organs and physical activities. When Qi is weak, the body more easily loses the physical strength and shows tiredness, weakness, lack of interest in speech; the organs like stomach, uterus, and rectum are not easy to maintain their upright positions.

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan is indicated in China Pharmacopoeia for replenishing Qi, elevating the spleen Yang, promoting physical strength, and supporting the internal organs in normal shapes.

Does research support QiVive?

Modern biomedical studies have found many beneficial actions of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan that support its traditional use. In controlled human trials, Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan can significantly improve the physical strength and energy.


Astragalus honey-roasted rootAstragalus membranaceus(Zhi Huang Qi)
Chinese licorice honey-roasted root & rhizomeGlycyrrhiza uralensis(Zhi Gan Cao)
Codonopsis rootCodonopsis pilosula(Dang Shen)
Bai-zhu atractylodes rhizomeAtractylodes macrocephala(Bai Zhu)
Dong quai rootAngelica sinensis(Dang Gui)
Chinese cimicifuga rhizomeCimicifuga heracleifolia(Sheng Ma)
Bupleurum rootBupleurum chinense(Chai Hu)
Tangerine dried rind of mature fruitCitrus reticulata(Chen Pi)
Jujube fruitZiziphus jujuba(Da Zao)
Ginger fresh rhizomeZingiber officinale(Sheng Jiang)
Other ingredients: corn starch (non-GMO), dextrin, magnesium stearate.
We use as little fillers/binders as possible which together amounts to 9% of the tablet weight.

Guang Ci Tang® Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian (QiVive™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 tablets @ 5:1 strength.

Guang Ci Tang® Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan (QiVive™) 40 grams in 200 mg 200 pills @ 5:1 strength.

At a true 5:1 concentration, both products represent the most potent form of Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian (Tang/Wan) on the market. One tablet or pill is equal to 1 gram of raw herb. Both tablets and pills have the same formulation.

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Pian tablets are made with 100% natural herbs that are tested for authenticity, quality, and potency. A traditional water decoction is prepared with the herbs to reproduce the time-tested efficacy of the formula, and this water decoction is concentrated with our proprietary technology to form a potent extract that is made into easily absorbed tablets, which are remarkably effective, easy to use, and safe. The tablets are produced by Guang Ci Tang® in our state of the art cGMP-certified facility and imported in accordance with U.S. FDA guidelines. When you choose Guang Ci Tang® products, you are taking advantage of a wonderful fusion of science and tradition that incorporates the highest standards in the field of Chinese medicine today.

Check for an independent US lab test report.
Please note that our tablets may appear neutral in finishing and a little brittle. You may observe a tiny bit of fine powder at the bottom of your bottle and occasionally one or a couple of broken tablets after transportation. This is because unlike other manufacturers, our tablets are not coated as part of our effort to minimize the use of excipients and to make them as pure as possible. These tablets can also be easily dissolved in hot water to serve as tea.

Guang Ci Tang® Advantages

Effective. Safe. Affordable

  • True 5:1 concentration
  • Double the strength of other brands
  • Minimal fillers and binders
  • No pharmaceuticals, sugar, or dyes
  • Comprehensive lab testing (e.g., heavy metals,etc.)
  • Made in a cGMP certified facility
  • Unbeatable value
  • Safely used in the USA since 1995
How to use it?

Take 5 tablets or pills each time, 2 to 3 times daily. One bottle lasts users about 2 to 3 weeks.

The dose may be doubled for a quicker and stronger response as needed (e. g., with heavy body weight).

As the herbal formula is a mild tonic, results may only be noticeable after 1 month. It is suggested to take 4 to 6 bottles in full dose as the first regimen. The dose may then be reduced.


Side effects

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan has been safely used by with few adverse effects when taken as directed.



QiVive™ is gluten free


Do not use it if you are taking cold medicines.
Do not use it if you have hypertension.
Consult your herbalist or physician before use if you are taking other medicines.
If any adverse symptom occurs like headache and dizziness, discontinue use.
Keep out of reach of children.
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