Formula Database


Wu Lin San

(Powder for Five Types of Urinary Dribbling)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Damp-Heat Bloody Painful Urinary Dribbling

Key Symptoms: Rough, painful urination that is the colour of red bean juice, or with tiny stones
Secondary Symptoms: Acute lower abdominal pain

Tongue: Thin coating that is either white or yellow
Pulse: Slippery, rapid
Abdomen: Discomfort and pain on pressure in the lower abdomen


Ingredients
Chi Fu Ling 12-18g
Dang Gui 9-15g
Gan Cao 3-6g
Chi Shao 9-18g
Zhi Zi 6-15g



Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Clears Heat, cools the Blood, promotes urination, unblocks painful urinary dribbling

Contraindications: Defiency Cold patterns, long term use



Notes:
Designed for acute phase of bloody and painful urinary disorders. Once the acute symptoms have been relieved it should be switched to something that addresses the underlying pathology.


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