Gui Zhi 桂 枝(Ramulus Cinnamomi) 13.33%
Bai Zhu 白 朮(White Atractylodes) 20.0%
Fu Ling 茯 苓(Poria cocos) 26.67%
Zhu Ling 豬 苓(Polyporus Rhizoma) 20.0%
Ze Xie 澤 瀉 (Water Plantain Tubert) 20.0%
Action and Indication: This formula dispels Dampness through enhancing urination; warms the Yang; strengthens the Spleen.
1. In a person who has Water retention with Exterior-symptoms showing the retention, related symptoms are: fever; headache; irritability; strong thirst; vomiting immediately after drinking water; edema; difficulty urinating; diarrhea. Tongue is usually white and slippery. Pulse is usually floating and rapid.
2. In a person who has Water and Dampness Stagnancy in the body, related symptoms are: edema; generalized sensation of heaviness;
possible vomiting; diarrhea; difficulty urinating.
3. In a person who has accumulation of Water in the body, related symptoms are: dizziness; vertigo; shortness of breath; coughing; palpitation below the umbilicus; spitting frothy saliva, drunk with vomitting.