Wu Ling San ( Pian * )- Five-Ingredient Formula with Poria
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Five-Ingredient Formula with Poria
Wu Ling San Ingredients
|Alismatis Rz.||Ze Xie|
|Poria cocos Mushroom||Fu Ling|
|Scl. Polypori Mushroom||Zhu Ling|
|Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rz.||Bai Zhu|
|Cinammon branch||Gui Zhi|
History of Wu Ling San
Source: discussion of Cold Induced Disorders, SHANG HAN LUN
Wu Ling San's TCM Uses
- Promote Urination
- Drain Damp
- Strengthen The Spleen
- Disperse Swelling & Water Accumulation
- Warm Yang Qi
- Aids The Transformation Of Qi
Safety of Wu Ling San
Reduce dose and duration, or add tonics in cases of Kidney and Spleen deficiency.
Pregnant or nursing women should consult their health care provider before taking any supplement.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is powerful and reliable, but it can be complex. As TCM is not based on symptoms alone, self-diagnosis and self-treatment aren't recommended. Best to start a low cost online-herbal-consultation.
Wu Ling San Dosage
Tablets: 6 tablets, 2-3 times a day, or as prescribed. Best on an empty stomach.
Granules: 2-4 grams, taken 2-3 times a day. Best on an empty stomach
Whole Herbs: Using a container made of ceramic, glass, or stainless steel (no aluminum, iron or copper) boil 1 packet of herbs in 2-quarts of water 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.
Tips on Boiling Chinese Herbal Decoctions
Boiling times are averaged according to the composition of the formula. Flower and leaf will yield medicine in 5 -20 minutes. Branches cook for 10-30 minutes, roots take 20 to 40 minutes; Shells and minerals must cook for at least one hour. A few herbs, like mint or tangerine peel, must be quick-boiled for only 1-5 minutes to retain their volatile oils. These herbs are added separately to the boiling mixture just before completion. Certain herbs, like powdered minerals and tree saps, are not boiled, but stirred into to the strained decoction.
* What’s the Difference Between, PIAN, WAN, TANG, SAN, SHUI and GAO?
- PIAN = Tablet (modern looking pill)
- WAN = Pill (old-style or handmade pill, or black teapill)
- TANG = Water Decoction (boiled whole herbs)
- SAN = Powder (milled or granulated)
- SHUI = Tincture (extract with alcohol or other solvent)
- GAO = Paste (topical unguent or plaster)
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