Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating, weak pulse (often used alone for this condition after severe blood loss).
Tonify lung qi - wheezing, shortness of breath, w/kidneys failing to grasp the qi.
Strengthen the middle warmer - lethargy, no appetite, chronic diarrhea, prolapse of organs, distended chest/abdomen.
Generates fluids, stops thirst - xiao ke, damaged fluid due to high dever and profuse sweating.
Benefits heart qi, calms the spirit - palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, poor memory, restlessness due to qi and/or blood deficiency.