Herb Formulas Notebook

Wu Pi Yin

(Five Peel Drink)

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Source: Formulary of the Pharmacy Service for Benefiting the People of the Taiping Era (1107)
Author: Imperial Medical Bureau

Category: Formulas that Expel Dampness

Pattern: Kidney deficiency generating Damp stagnation and Heat in the Lower Jiao

Key Symptoms: Oedema in the lower body with a sensation of heaviness, urinary difficulty

Di Gu Pi 15g
Sheng Jiang Pi 6g
Fu Ling Pi 15g
Wu Jia Pi 9g
Da Fu Pi 15g

Preparation: Decoction.

Actions: Resolves Dampness, reduces oedema, clears Heat, strengthens the Kidneys

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