Other Name: Five Ingredient Powder with Poria Pills
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Ze xie, Fu ling, Bai zhu, Zhu ling, Gui zhi
Ingredients: Alisma orientalis rhizome, Poria cocos fungus, Atractylodes macrocephala rhizome, Polyporus umbellatus fungus, Cinnamomum cassia twig
Other Ingredients: Talcum, Activated carbon, Botanical wax
TCM Functions: Promotes Urination, Drains Dampness, Strengthens the Spleen, Warms the Yang, Promotes the Transforming (Qi-Hua) Function of the Bladder
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In acute cases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills every 2-4 hours, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used short to medium-term for a few weeks to a month. Once the acute symptoms of this condition are resolved, this formula should be discontinued, or combined short-term with an appropriate constitutional formula. For severe Spleen or Kidney deficiency use only for a few days in conjunction with an appropriate tonic.