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wu ling san  五苓散   (in English and Chinese 中英文)

By: Joe Hing Kwok Chu              按此看中文

Name of formula: wu ling san (Shang Han Lun)

Applications: edema due to heart, spleen or kidney diseases; inflammation of the kidneys; asthma; edema during pregnancy; ascites due to cirrhosis of liver; water retention in face and limbs, difficulty in urination; white and oily looking tongue, floating pulse.


gui zhi 12 g, zhu ling  15 g, fu ling 15 g, bai zhu 15 g, ze xie 15 g.

Boil with 3 bowls of water. Reduce to 80% of a bowl. Drink one hour before meals, while it is warm.

Note: This is one of the ten famous herbal formulas  

五苓散 (傷寒論﹐ 金櫃要略)


肝硬化腹水﹔臉面虛浮﹐四肢脹滿﹐小便不利﹔氣喘腹脹。 舌苔白膩,脈浮者。


桂枝 三 錢﹐ 豬苓 四 錢﹐ 茯苓 四 錢﹐白朮 四 錢﹐ 澤瀉 四 錢。

水 三 碗。 煎 八 分。 飯前一小時溫服


一錢等於  3.75 克 (舊制)



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