Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness - General Herbal Formula Category Concepts


Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness Sub Category

Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness is a subcategory of the Expel Dampness functional grouping.

The Expel Dampness functional grouping contains the following sub categories:

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The Promote Urination and Leach out Dampness Category Contains (5) TCM formulas In Our Database

Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin Wan

Dioscorea Formula To Separate The Clear


  • Generally for painful urination issues (gao lin) that arises from kidney yang deficiency.
  • With related kidney yang deficiency pattern - chronic urinary tract infections, leukorrhea, vaginal thrush.
  • Chronic prostatitis, particularly with white and cloudy urine.

Fang Ji Huang Qi Wan

Stephania and Astragalus Teapills


  • Wind damp / wind edema (feng shui, literally "wind water") patterns, generally acute - heavy sensation of the body, superficial edema, difficulty with urination - idiopathic edema, ascites.
  • Weak wei qi - frequent colds, flus.
  • Wind damp bi syndromes (osteoarthritis or rheumatoid, swelling, edema), particularly of the knees.
  • Idiopathic sweating issues (weak exterior and weak spleen).
  • Bone fractures with the right underlying issues, generally associated with damp bi.
  • Weight loss with deficiency signs (weak appetite, heavy sensation of body).

Li Niao Pai Shi Wan

Water Stone Removal Pill


  •  Useful for a range of calcifications/stones - kidney stones, bladder stones, ureter stones and when the underlying pathology is appropriate gallstones.  Generally involves collections of damp heat in the lower warmer.
  • Besides stones, symptoms may range from small volumes of urination, pain with urination, urgency, itching and/or pain in the groin generally.

Ping Wei Wan

Calm the Stomach Powder


  • Damp cold stagnation in the middle jiao - poor appetite, indigestion, gastritis, loose stools, heavy sensation of the limbs, fatigue.
  • Can be used to induce labor with appropriate underlying diagnoses.

Wu Ling San Wan

Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria


  • Generally used, often in conjunction with other formulas, as a mild-diuretic and mild spleen strengthening formula - for edema from spleen qi deficiency primarily.

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