English: Eliminate Dampness Decoction by Combining Calm the Stomach Powder with Five Ingredient Powder with Poria
Also Known As: Wei Ling Decoction for Eliminating Dampness
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Atractylodis Cang Zhu 3-15g Strongly dries Dampness, tonifies the Spleen and clears Dampness from the Lower Jiao.
With Hou Po, for Dampness obstructing Spleen Yang.
With Hou Po and Chen Pi, for Dampness Obstructing the Middle Jiao.
Cx. Magnoliae Officinalis Hou Po 3-12g Promotes the movement of Qi in the Middle Jiao and resolves Stagnation, descends Qi,dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Zhi Shi, for Stagnant Qi failing to move.
With Zhi Shi and Bai Zhu, due to epigastric and abdominal distention due to Qi and Food Stagnation.
Per Citri Reticulatae Chen Pi 3-12g Regulates Qi, adjusts the Middle, relieves the diaphragm, Dries Dampness and transforms Phlegm.
With Hou Po and Cang Zhu, for Damp-Cold stagnating the Spleen and Stomach.
With Bai Zhu, for Damp Obstruction due to Spleen Deficiency.
With Bai Zhu and Fang Feng, for borborygmus, abdominal pain, and diarrhea due to Liver Attacking the Spleen.
With Cang Zhu and Chi Fu Ling, for a thick white tongue coat with no desire to drink.
Polyporus Zhu Ling 3-15g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness and dispels Damp-Heat.
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 3-10g Promotes urination and leaches out Dampness.
With Bai Zhu, for Spleen Deficiency leading to accumulation of Dampness.
With Chi Fu Ling, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness.
With Zhu Ling and Fu Ling for generalized edema.
Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling 3-12g Clears Dampness and Heat.
With Zhu Ling, promotes urination.
With Ze Xie and Zhu Ling, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness.
With Bai Zhu, strengthens the Spleen and resolves Dampness.
Dry-fried Rz. Atractylodis Macrocephalae Chao Bai Zhu 3-15g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi, dries Dampness and promotes water metabolism.
With Zhi Shi, for Spleen Deficiency with Qi Stagnation.
With Zhu Ling and Ze Xie, for edema due to Internal Dampness.
With Chi Fu Ling and Gan Cao, for Spleen and Stomach Qi Deficiency.
Talcum Hua Shi 3-20g Promotes urination and expels Damp-Heat.
Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng 3-10g Expels Wind-Dampness and alleviates pain.
With Cang Zhu, for pain due to Wind-Dampness Bi.
Fr. Gardeniae Zhi Shi 3-6g Breaks up Stagnant Qi, reduces accumulation, descends Qi, transforms Phlegm and reduces distention.
With Chen Pi, strengthens the Middle Jiao.
Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 3-6g Promotes urination.
Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui 0.9-1.5g Warms the Kidneys, Spleen and Heart, strengthens the Yang and Ming Men Fire, warms and unblocks the channels and vessels and alleviates pain.
Rx. Glycyrrhizae Gan Cao 0.9-3g Tonifies the Spleen, augments Qi and moderates and harmonizes the harsh properties of other herbs.
Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao 3-6g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness.
With Hua Shi, for Damp-Heat in the Heart, Lung, and Urinary Bladder channels.
With Mu Tong, for Damp-Heat lodging in the Lower Jiao.
  • Clears Heat
  • Dries Dampness in the Lower Jiao
  • Eliminates toxins
  • Regulates Qi
  • Harmonizes the Middle Jiao
  • Relieves swelling
  • Damp-Heat Attacks the Skin - Dampness predominant
  • Spleen Deficiency with Dampness
  • Burning and painful vesicles on the waist, back, lower back, flanks
  • Dark urine
  • Digestive disorders
  • Reduced or increased appetite
  • Fullness of the abdomen
  • Fullness of the epigastrium
  • Maybe chronic vomiting, , soft stools
  • Heat intolerance
  • Maybe a persistent itch
  • Mild skin redness
  • Scanty urine
  • Sensation of heaviness
  • T: Normal or Pale and thick
  • C: Greasy and white
  • P: Smooth and rapid
  • This formula is usually used for herpes zoster that erupts in the mid to lower back region.
For eczema: For atopic dermatitis with severe itching:
- Poria Rubra Chi Fu Ling + Concha Margaritaferae Usta Zhen Zhu Mu
+ 12g Cx. Poria Fu Ling Pi
- Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie + Magnetitum Ci Shi
- Talcum Hua Shi
For atopic dermatitis with poor appetite:
- Rx. Saposhnikoviae Fang Feng + Hb. Agastaches/ Pogostemonis Huo Xiang
- Fr. Aurantii Immaturus Zhi Shi
- Cx. Cinnamomi Rou Gui + Hb. Eupatorii Pei Lan
- Medulla Junci Deng Xin Cao
For atopic dermatitis with dry stool:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren + Fol. Isatidis Da Qing Ye
+ 12gHerba Artemisiae Scopariae Yin Chen Hao + Sm. Cannabis Huo Ma Ren
For shingles with toxic Heat:
+ 12g Hb. Plantaginis Che Qian Cao + 15g Rx. Isatidis Ban Lan Gen
+ 15g Per. Arecae Da Fu Pi + 15g Hb. Portulacae Ma Chi Xian
+ 15g Exo. Benincasae Dong Gua Pi + 10g Rx. Arnebiae/ Lithospermi Zi Cao
+ 20g Rx. Sophorae Flavescentis Ku Shen
For shingles with copious oozing:
For shingles with itching:
+ 15g Sm. Coicis Yi Yi Ren
+ 9-15g Fr. Kochiae Di Fu Zi