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Fu Ling Wan

(Poria Pill)

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Category: Formulas that Dispel Phlegm

Pattern: Phlegm in the middle Jiao overflowing into the Channels and Collaterals

Key Symptoms: Pain in both arms or shoulders with inability to lift the hands.
Secondary Symptoms: Numbness in both hands or superficial oedema in all for extremities

Tongue: White, greasy coating
Pulse: Submerged and thin, or wiry and slippery


Ingredients
Fu Ling 6g
Zhi Ke 3g
Zhi Ban Xia 9g
Mang Xiao 3g

Subsitutions:
In the UK Mang Xiao must be substituted with Yu Li Ren.



Preparation: Ground into powder and formed into pills with fresh ginger (Sheng Jiang) juice. 6g are taken daily.

Actions: Dried Dampness, moves the Qi, softens hardness, transforms Phlegm

Contraindications: Weak constitutions and long term use due to its draining nature


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