Bu Qi Yao 补气药

Glycyrrhizae Uralensis Radix (Gan Cao 甘草)

sweet,  neutral; affinity to 12 meridians [mainly Sp.,  St. meridians nourishes spleen, benefits the Qi; moistens lungs, eliminates phlegm, relieves cough; detoxifies pathogens; moderates and harmonizes effects of other herbs; alleviates spasm and convulsion Sho Yao Gan Cao Tang: Traditionally used in combination with Peony White (Bai Shao) for acute abdomen case.