Wu Mei Wan - Mume Fruit Pill

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Wu Mei Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "wu mei wan" , 鳥梅丸, which in english is "mume fruit pill", is categorized within the "expel parasites" functional grouping.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Mume Pill, Mume Formula.

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

  • Generally used with roundworms - abdominal pain, irritability, stifled chest w/heat, vomiting after eating, cold hands and/or feet.  
  • Chronic diarrhea, IBS, or other digestive disorders characterized by both heat and cold.
  • May be used with diabetes, particularly in cases with corresponding digestive issues.

Our shop contains wu mei wan from the following manufacturers:

View Wu Mei Wan - Nuherbs
($34.00) Add To Cart View Wu Mei Wan - Sun Ten

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 Mei Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewChuan Jiao (Szechuan Pepper)

Warms the middle warmer, disperses cold, alleviates abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea - spleen or stomach cold from deficiency patterns. Abdominal pain due to roundworms (auxiliary herb).

ViewDang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root)

Tonifies the blood, regulates menses - pallid, ashen complexion, tinnitus, blurred vision, palpitations, irregular menses, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea. Invigorates/harmonizes the blood, disperses cold …

ViewFu Zi (Prepared Aconite Root)

Restores devastated yang - extreme cold limbs with abundant cold symptoms. Assists heart yang to unblock vessels and improve circulation, tonifies kidney yang to augment fire and avoid loss of the b…

ViewGan Jiang (Dried Ginger Root)

Warms the middle and expels cold - warms spleen and stomach both in conditions of excess due to externally contacted cold, as well as cold from deficiency due to yang qi deficiency. Rescues devastat…

ViewGui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)

Releases muscle layer and adjusts ying and wei qi levels Useful in wind-cold-damp bi syndromes to warm channels and disperse cold Resolves blood stagnation particularly from cold - dysmenorrhea Un…

ViewHuang Bai (Amur Cork Tree Bark, Phellodendron)

Drains damp heat from the lower jiao - thick-yellow leukorrhea, foul-smelling diarrhea, dysentery; damp-heat pouring downward or hot leg qi - red, swollen, painful knees, legs, and/or feet; damp-heat…

ViewRen Shen (Ginseng Root)

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 - wheezi…

ViewWu Mei (Mume Fruit)

Inhibit leakage of lung qi - lung deficiency cough. Binds intestines - chronic diarrhea or dysentery. Generates fluids - alleviates thirst due to heat from deficiency or qi and yin deficiency, xiao …

ViewXi Xin (Chinese Wild Ginger)

Supporting herb for exterior cold, useful when primary symptoms are head/body aches, particularly with dampness and/or KD Yang Deficiency Dispels wind, disperses cold, alleviates pain Transforms phl…

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 Mei Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence large intestine damp heat, spleen and stomach damp heat, spleen yang deficiency, stomach fire and/or stomach food stagnation.

Wu Mei Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: abdominal pain, diabetes type ii, diarrhea, digestive issues and/or irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)

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

  • This formula can be used to treat your pets -cats and dogs.  Double check with your vet about other species.

As noted above, wu mei wan is within the expel parasites functional group.

All formulas in the primary category of "expel parasites" are listed below.

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