BA ZHENG SAN 八正散 - Eight Herb Formula for Rectification
Powder for Dispersing Heat and Promoting Urination
What is BA ZHENG SAN Used for?
BA ZHENG SAN (or WAN or TANG) typically treats various LIN (urinary) syndromes with symptoms of dark, painful, frequent, or urgent urination. Do not confuse it with Ba ZHEN San, which is entirely different.
- Clear Heat
- Purge Fire
- Promote the flow of urine
- Relieve painful urinary dysfunction
- Bladder Damp-Heat
- Stone Lin
- Heat in Heart Channel referring to the Small Intestine Channel
Herbs in Ba Zheng San
Pharmaceutical / English Name
Pin Yin Name
|Caul. Akebiae||Mu Tong||20
|Sm. Plantaginis||Che Qian Zi||15|
|Hb. Dianthi||Qu Mai||10|
|Hb. Polygoni Avicularis||Bian Xu||10|
|Gardenia Seed||Zhi Zi||10|
|Rhubarb Rhizome*||Da Huang*||5|
|Rush Pith||Deng Xin Cao||5|
|Cooked Licorice Root||Zhi Gan Cao||5|
* This formula can be made with or without Da Huang.
Safety and Side Effects of BA ZHENG SAN
Do not use together with diuretic drugs. Do not use for frequent urination caused by Kidney Deficiency. Do not confuse it with BA ZHEN SAN, which is entirely different. Pregnant women and nursing mothers should consult with their health care provider before taking herbal supplements.
Self-diagnosis and self-treatment aren't recommended for chronic, recurring, long term, or serious conditions. To ensure the best outcome for yourself and minimize the cost and chance of side effects, you are urged to find a local TCM practitioner or Start an E-mail, Phone, or Video Consultation.
BA ZHENG SAN Dosage
Tablets: 5 tablets 2-3 times a day
Granules: 2-4 grams, taken 2-3 times a day, best on an empty stomach, or as prescribed
Whole Herbs: Using a container made of ceramic, glass, or stainless steel (no aluminum, iron, or copper) boil 1 packet (50 grams) of herbs in 2-3 quarts of water for about 30 minutes, or until 2 cups of medicine remain. Strain herbs; save and refrigerate for a second boiling.
Drink 1 cup in the AM. And 1 cup in the PM. If desired, repeat the following day, using the saved herbs from the refrigerator.
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