Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan - Ginseng, Poria & Atractylodes Pills

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Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "shen ling bai zhu wan" , 参苓白术丸, which in english is "ginseng, poria & atractylodes pills", is categorized within the "tonify" functional grouping and within the "tonify the qi" sub-category.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • 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.

Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

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

Our shop contains shen ling bai zhu wan from the following manufacturers:

  • Shen Ling Bai Zhu San - Sun Ten (BBD 7/2022)
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  • Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan - HBW
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    For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Bai Bian Dou (Hyacinth Bean) - Clears summerheat - especially with pronounced diarrhea or …
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  • Bai Zhu (Atractylodes (White) Rhizome) - Tonifies the spleen, augments qi, dries dampness - diarrhea…
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  • Fu Ling (Poria, China Root) - Promotes urination, drains dampness, transforms phlegm - ur…
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  • Gan Cao (Licorice Root) - Tonifies the spleen and augments qi - spleen deficiency w/s…
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  • Jie Geng (Balloon Flower Rhizome) - Opens up and disseminates lung qi, expels phlegm - cough (w…
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  • Lian Zi (Lotus Seed) - Tonify the spleen and binds - chronic diarrhea, loss of app…
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  • Ren Shen (Ginseng Root) - Strongly tonify yuan qi - extreme collapse of qi, shortnes…
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  • Shan Yao (Chinese Yam) - Tonify the spleen and stomach qi - diarrhea, fatigue, spont…
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  • Sha Ren (Cardamon) - Transforms dampness, stops vomiting - nausea, abdominal pai…
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  • Yi Yi Ren (Seeds of Job's Tears) - Promotes urination, drains dampness - edema, difficult uri…
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    A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence spleen and stomach damp heat and/or spleen qi deficiency.

    Shen Ling Bai Zhu Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: diarrhea, digestive issues, fatigue and/or nausea

    As noted above, shen ling bai zhu wan is within the tonify functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "tonify the qi", which contains the following formulas:

  • Bu Zhong Yi Qi Wan (Tonify the Middle and Augment the Qi Formula) - Coldness of the limbs, borborygmus with loose stools or dia…
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  • Gu Zhi Shu Song Wan (Osteoporosis Tablets) - For bone disorders includeing osteoporosis and osteopenia. …
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  • Sheng Mai Yin Wan (Replenish Pulse Pills) - Dry mouth, dry skin, dark or scanty urine from yin and flui…
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  • Si Jun Zi Tang Wan (Four Gentlemen Teapills) - General qi tonification formula - weak extremities, lassi…
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  • Te Xiao Bi Min Gan Wan (Specially Effective Nasal Allergy Pills) - Generally useful for a range of allergy symptoms - seasonal…
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  • Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan (Aucklandia, Amomi & Six Gentlemen Pills) - A modified version of the base, zhi zhu wan, which is used …
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  • Xiang Sha Yang Wei Wan (Aucklandia Amomi Nurture Stomach Pills) - Low appetite, apathy towards eating due to spleen qi defici…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "tonify" are listed below.

    (truncated intro "...tonification may be directed towards the qi, blood, yin and/or yang aspects of the body. in mixed cases you must often think of the generat…)".

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