Wu Lin San Wan - Gardenia & Hoelen Formula

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Wu Lin San Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "wu lin san wan" , 五淋散丸, which in english is "gardenia & hoelen formula", is categorized within the "expel dampness" functional grouping and within the "clear damp-heat" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Five Ingredient Pills for Painful Urinary Disfunction.

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

  • Painful urination with cloudy or dark urine due to heat.
  • Possibly blood in the urine -bright red blood not occult.

Wu Lin San Wan has some precautions to be considered (see our precautions list).

  • Use with caution during pregnancy.

Our shop contains wu lin san wan from the following manufacturer:

  • Wu Lin San Wan - HBW (BBD 3/22)
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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. Wu Lin San Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

  • Chi Shao (Red Peony Root) - Invigorates blood, dispels stasis (stronger than Mu Dan Pi)…
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  • Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) - Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen comple…
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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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  • Zhi Zi (Cape Jasmine Fruit, Gardenia) - Clears heat (Heart and Liver), eliminates irritability - he…
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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. Wu Lin San Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence heat in the blood.

    Wu Lin San Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: urinary disorders (lin disease)

    Our clinical staff have made the following notes, regarding wu lin san wan.

    • This formula can be used to help ease the symptoms of a varity of sexually transmitted diseases but should not be used in liu of Western treatment.
    • This formula treats lin zheng disorders.

    As noted above, wu lin san wan is within the expel dampness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "clear damp-heat", which contains the following formulas:

  • Ba Wei Dai Xia Fang (Eight Herb Powder for Vaginal Discharge) - Clearing damp heat in the lower warmer, particularly with u…
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  • Ba Zheng Wan (Eight Herb Powder for Rectification) - Painful urination when it arises from damp heat syndrome - …
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  • Chen Xiang Hua Qi Wan (Aquilaria Qi Transforming Pills) - For spleen qi deficiency with damp heat accumulation in the…
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  • Jiang Dan Gu Chun Wan (Contribute To Youthfulness Pills) - For high cholesterol, generally focuses on strengthening me…
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  • Li Dan Wan (Benefit The Gallbladder Pills) - A range of gallbladder, liver and related digestive/obstruc…
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  • Mu Xiang Shun Qi Wan (Saussurea Qi Promoting Pills) - Bloating, lower abdominal pain, sluggish bowels. Acid refl…
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  • San Jin Wan (Triple Gold Pills) - Painful/burning or diffulty urination possibly with increas…
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  • Si Miao Wan (Four Marvels Powder) - Damp-Heat Bi-Syndromes in Chinese Medicine terms - arthriti…
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  • Xiang Lian Wan (Aucklandia and Coptis Pills) - Diarrhea expecially with bright blood or mucus and foul sme…
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  • Yin Chen Hao Wan (Artemisiae Scopariae Decoction) - Used for a range of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic disor…
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  • Yu Dai Wan (Cure Discharge Leucorrhea Pill) - Abnormal vaginal discharge - yellow or green colour, cottag…
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    All formulas in the primary category of "expel dampness" are listed below.

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