Names Of Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan

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Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan TCM Herbal Formula

  • English Name: Ginseng, Poria & Atractylodes Pills
  • Pinyin Name: Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan
  • Chinese Character: 参苓白术丸
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Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan Functional Groupings

There Are 36 Formulas In Our Tonify Category

How Is Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan Used Clinically?

Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan Usages and Indications

  • Diarrhea, loose stools, or mucus/greasy stools from damp accumulation in the spleen/stomach.
  • Borborygmus, low appetite, fatigue, and/or pale complexion resulting from spleen qi deficiency.
  • Colitis, IBS, gastritis, and other types of gastro intenstinal disorders where the predominant TCM pattern is spleen qi deficiency and damp accumulation.

Cautions and Contraindications

    • Use with caution during pregnancy.
    • Use with caution with patients that present with yin deficiency. 
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Hyacinth Bean


Appears in the Herbs That Clear and Relieve Summerheat category

Usages

  • Clears summerheat - especially with pronounced diarrhea or vomiting.
  • Strengthens the spleen - chronic diarrhea, vaginal discharge due to spleen deficiency.

Bai Zhu


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Atractylodes (White) Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea, fatigue, lack of appetite, vomiting, edema.
  • Stabilizes the exterior and stops sweating - spontaneous sweating due to qi deficiency.
  • Calms the fetus - arising from spleen deficiency.

Fu Ling


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Poria, China Root


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - urinary difficulty, diarrhea, edema, headache, dizziness, greasy tongue coat.
  • Strengthens the spleen, harmonizes the middle jiao - diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Quiets the heart and calms the spirit - palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness.

This formula has cautions, see details

Gan Cao


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Licorice Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/shortness of breath, fatigue, loose stools (si jun zi tong).
  • Qi and/or blood deficiency w/irregular pluse or palpitations (Zhi Gan Cao Tang).
  • Moistens the lungs and stops cough - heat/cold in the lungs (Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang).
  • Clears heat and toxic fire (raw) - carbuncles, sores, sore throat due to fire toxin (internally or topically).
  • Alleviates pain and stops spasms - abdomen or legs (Shao Yao Gan Cao Tang).
  • Often used to harmonize and/or moderate characteristics of other herbs.
  • Antidote for toxic substances (internally and topically).

This formula has cautions, see details

Jie Geng


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Balloon Flower Rhizome


Appears in the Herbs That Transform Phlegm Cold category

Usages

  • Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (wind-heat/cold), benefits the throat (sore, loss of voice).
  • Promotes discharge of pus.
  • Guides other herbs to the upper body.

Lian Zi


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Lotus Seed


Appears in the Herbs That Stabilize and Bind category

Usages

  • Tonify the spleen and binds - chronic diarrhea, loss of appetite.
  • Tonify the kidneys and stabilize the jing - stop leukorrhea and spermatorrhea, premature ejaculation.
  • Nourish heart, calm the spirit - irritability, anxiety, palpitations, insomnia.

Ren Shen

Ginseng Root


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortness of breath, cold limbs, profuse sweating, weak pulse (often used alone for this condition after severe blood loss).
  • Tonify lung qi - wheezing, shortness of breath, w/kidneys failing to grasp the qi.
  • Strengthen the middle warmer - lethargy, no appetite, chronic diarrhea, prolapse of organs, distended chest/abdomen.
  • Generates fluids, stops thirst - xiao ke, damaged fluid due to high dever and profuse sweating.
  • Benefits heart qi, calms the spirit - palpitations, anxiety, insomnia, poor memory, restlessness due to qi and/or blood deficiency.

This formula has cautions, see details

Sha Ren


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Cardamon


Appears in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness category

Usages

  • Transforms dampness, stops vomiting - nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea.
  • Promotes movement of Qi, strengthens stomach.
  • Calms the fetus, morning sickness.
  • Prevents tonifying herbs from causing stagnation. (See also Bai Dou Kou, Yi Zhi Ren)

Shan Yao


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Chinese Yam


Appears in the Herbs That Tonify Qi category

Usages

  • Tonify the spleen and stomach qi - diarrhea, fatigue, spontaneous sweating, lack of appetite.
  • Tonify the lung qi and yin - chronic cough/wheezing.
  • Strengthen the kidney yin and yang - not hot nor cold, benefits both yin and yang, xiao ke, also binds the jing - spermatorrhea, vaginal discharge, frequent urination.

Yi Yi Ren

Seeds of Job's Tears


Appears in the Herbs That Drain Dampness category

Usages

  • Promotes urination, drains dampness - edema, difficult urination, damp leg qi.
  • Strengthens the spleen, stops diarrhea.
  • Clears heat and expels pus - carbuncles, lung or intestinal abscesses.
  • Expels wind-damp, relieves joint and muscle pain.
  • Clears damp-heat - any damp-heat disorder at any level with greasy tongue coating and digestive problems.

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