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Bazheng San


Eight Health Restoring Powder

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The Prescription of Bazheng San


The book Tai Ping Hui Min He Ji Ju Fang



Qu Mai and Mu Tong: The principal drugs, being bitter in flavor and cold in nature, clearing away heat, removing dampness and inducing diuresis, treating stranguria.

Bian Xu, Shan Zhi, Hua Shi, Che Qian Zi and Deng Xin Cao: Clearing away heat, removing dampness, leading pathogens to go out of the body along with urine.

Da Huang: Clearing away heat and purging Fire.

Gan Cao: Tempering the actions of all the other ingredients, relieving spasm.

The Effect of Bazheng San


Clearing away heat, purging fire and promoting diuresis.


Syndrome of strangury due to heat or stranguria due to the passage of urinary stone both caused by damp-heat flowing downward, marked by turbid and deep-colored urine, difficult and painful urination, even retention of urine, distention and fullness in the lower abdomen, dry mouth and throat, yellowish and greasy tongue coating, and slippery rapid pulse; including such diseases with the above symptoms as cystitis, urethritis, acute prostatitis, stone in urine system and pyelonephritis.


Da Huang is coated with flour and roasted. Then all the ingredients are decocted in water for the decoction. The decoction is divided into three portions. One portion is taken each time. Originally, the ingredients were ground into powder and taken.