Names Of Ba Zheng Wan

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Ba Zheng Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Eight Herb Powder for Rectification
  • Pinyin Name: Ba Zheng Wan
  • Alternate Names: Dianthus Formula, Eight Herbs to Correct Formula, Eight Corrections Powder, Powder for Dispersing Heat and Promoting Urination
  • Chinese Character: 八正丸
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How Is Ba Zheng Wan Categorized?

There Are 21 Formulas In Our Expel Dampness Category

How Is Ba Zheng Wan Used Clinically?

Ba Zheng Wan Usages and Indications

  • Painful urination when it arises from damp heat syndrome - urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, cystitis.
  • Prostatitis when from damp heat.

Cautions and Contraindications

  • Generally not for long-term use as it can lead to deficiency.
  • Avoid during pregnancy.
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Akebia Caulis


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains heat from the heart through the small intestine - irritability with sores of the mouth or tongue, scanty urination, lin syndrome, edema.
  • Promotes lactation, unblocks the blood vessels - insufficient lactation, less commonly for amenorrhea and bi-syndrome.

This formula has cautions, see details

Qu Mai

Dianthus


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Clears damp heat, promotes urination, unblocks lin syndrome - for any lin, especially xue lin.
  • Breaks up blood stasis - amenorrhea due to blood stasis.
  • Unblocks the bowels - constipation.

This formula has cautions, see details

Bian Xu

Knotweed, Polygonoum


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Clears damp-heat in the bladder - promotes urination, damp-heat lin.
  • Expels parasites - intestinal parasites.
  • Damp skin lesions - itching.

Hua Shi

Talcum Powder


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains heat from the bladder - important herb for hot lin syndromes, also for damp heat generated diarrhea.
  • Clears heat, summer heat (w/urinary difficult) and damp-heat through urine.
  • Absorbs dampness (oozing eczema) - used topically for damp skin lesions.

Che Qian Zi


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Plantago Seeds


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, clears heat - edema, lin syndromes due to damp-heat, generally in the lower warmer.
  • Solidifies the stool - diarrhea with damp-heat or damp-summerheat.
  • Clears the eyes - liver and kidney deficiency (dry eyes or cataracts) or heat in the liver channel (red, painful, swollen eyes and sensitive to light).
  • Lung heat - expels phlegm, stops cough.

This formula has cautions, see details

Zhi Zi


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Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Fire category

Usages

  • Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - heat patterns with fever, restlessness, insomnia, delirium, stifling sensation in the chest.
  • Drains damp heat - lin (urinary dysfunction) syndrome due to damp-heat in the lower warmer, damp-heat and constrained liver and gallbladder causing jaundice, damp-heat in the gall bladder and triple heater channels of the face - eyes, nose, sores in the mouth and face.
  • Cools the blood, stops bleeding - nosebleed, blood in vomit, stool, urine; (needs to partially charred).
  • Topically for blood stasis due to trauma, reduces swelling.

This formula has cautions, see details

Da Huang


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Rhubarb


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Downward category

Usages

  • Drains heat and purges accumulations - high fever, profuse sweating, thirst, constipation, abdominal distention and pain, delirium, yellow tongue coating, full pulse which indicates intestinal heat excess or yang ming stage illness.
  • Drains heat from the blood - blood in the stool from bleeding hemorrhoids or heat in the intestine; vomting blood or nosebleed accompanied by constipation; painful eyes or fire toxin sores due to heat in the blood level.
  • Drains damp-heat via the stool - jaundice, dysentery, lin syndrome.
  • Invigorates the blood and dispels blood stasis - amenorrhea, abdominal masses, fixed pain due to blood stasis (recent and long-term blood stasis).
  • Clears heat and reduces fire toxicity - for burns, hot skin.

This formula has cautions, see details

Zhi Gan Cao

Honey Fried Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • This preparation increases the qi tonifying aspects of the heart and spleen along with its general harmonizing function within formulas.  See Gan Cao for complete information.

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