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Table 1 Components and dose of MBYF

From: Efficacy and safety of modified Bushen Yiqi formulas (MBYF) as an add-on to formoterol and budesonide in the management of COPD: study protocol for a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, randomized clinical trial: FB-MBYF Trial

Formula name Chinese name English name Origin Weight
(g)*
Weight
(%)
MBYF BYF Huangqi Astragali radix The dried root of Astragalus membranaceus (Fisch.). Bge. Var. Mongholicus (Bge.). Hsiao 1.5 14.65
Yinyanghuo Epimedii folium The dried leaf of Epimedium brevicomu Maxim 0.5 4.87
Dihuang Rehmanniae Radix The dried root of Rehmannia glutinosa Libosch 3 29.30
  Huangqin Scutelllariae radix The dried root of Scutellaria baicalensis Georgi 2.24 21.87
Chishao Peaoniae radix rubra The dried root of paeonia lactiflora Pall 3 29.30
Total    10.24 100%
  1. *The weight of every single herb in each bag of MBYF in granule form
  2. MBYF Modified Bushen Yiqi Formulas