Herb Formulas Notebook

Wan Dai Tang

(End Discharge Decoction)

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Source: Fu Qing-Zhu's Women's Disorders (1826)
Author: Fu Qing-Zhu

Category: Formulas that Stabilise and Bind

Pattern: Dysfunction of the Dai Mai due to Liver constraint and Spleen Qi deficiency generating Damp

Key Symptoms: Profuse vaginal discharge that is white or pale yellow in colour, thin in consistency, not particularly foul smelling and usually continuous.
Secondary Symptoms: Fatigue, lethargy, shiny pale complexion, loose stools

Tongue: Pale with white coat
Pulse: Soggy and frail or moderate

Bai Zhu 30g (earth fried)
Shan Yao 30g (dry fried)
Ren Shen 6g
Cang Zhu 9g (prepared)
Chen Pi 1.5g
Che Qian Zi 9g (wine fried)
Bai Shao 15g (wine fried)
Chai Hu 1.8g
Jing Jie 1.5g (charred)
Gan Cao 3g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Tonifies the Middle Jiao, strengthens the Spleen, transforms Dampness, stops vaginal discharge

Contraindications: Heat or Damp-Heat forms of discharge characterised by dark yellow, bloody, thick, sticky and foul-smelling

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