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Zhuling Tang

Name

Umbellate Pore Decoction

  1. 豬苓湯
  2. 猪苓汤

The Prescription of Zhuling Tang

Source

The book Shang Han Lun

Ingredients

Explanation

Zhu Ling: The principal drug, being sweet and insipid in flavor and cold in nature, removing dampness and promoting diuresis so as to clear away heat.

Fu Ling and Ze Xie: Promoting diuresis.

Hua Shi: Clearing away heat and promoting diuresis.

E Jiao: Nourishing Yin and moistening dryness.

The Effect of Zhuling Tang

Effect

Removing dampness, clearing away heat and nourishing Yin.

Indications

Syndrome due to accumulation of dampness and heat and impairment of yin by heat pathogen, marked by dysuria, fever, thirst with desire for drinking, or restlessness, insomnia, or such symptoms are accompanied as cough, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea, or difficulty and pain in micturition, dribbling urine, fullness and pain in the lower abdomen, etc.; including such diseases with the above symptoms as infection of the urinary system, nephritis, etc.

Administrations

E Jiao is melted and, then, all the ingredients are decocted in water for the decoction to be taken twice.