Drain Dampness (Wu Ling San)

Health Concerns


Chinese Therapuetic Effects:
Stagnation of Water and Dampness in the body
Strengthen the Spleen
Therapuetic Actions:

  1. Diuretic, Diaphoretic
  2. Primary indications are edema, difficulty in urination, sensation of heaviness
  3. Secondary considerations are thirst, headaches, vomiting, foamy saliva, and pulsations below the naval
  4. In China this formula may be used to treat chronic nephritic edema, acute gastritis, cardiac edema, ascites due to liver cirrhosis, urinary retention, scrotal hydrocele, acute enteritis with diarrhea, cholera, prostaic hypertrophy
  5. According to Formulas and Strategies this formula may be effective for nephritis, renal failure, ascites from liver cirrhosis, Menieres disease, hepatitis, gastroptosis, gastrectasis, gastroenteritis, enteritis, genitourinary infections, neurogenic bladder syndrome, and hydrocele