English: Dredging and Cutting Drink
Also Known As: Spread and Unblock Decoction
Pharmaceutical Latin
Pin Yin
Rz. Alismatis Ze Xie 12g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, and settles Ministerial Fire in the Kidneys by draining Damp-Heat from the lower Jiao.
With Mu Tong, for Lin Syndrome with scanty urine and edema.
With Fu Ling Pi, facilitates the removal of water and leaches out Dampness to treat stagnant water and Dampness leading to edema, jaundice, diarrhea, Milky Lin and scanty, difficult urination with abdominal distention.
Sm. Phaseoli Chi Xiao Dou 15g Promotes urination, reduces edema, clears Damp Heat and disperses Blood Stasis.
Rx. Phytolaccae Shang Lu 6g Drives out water through the urine and stool.
With Bing Lang and Ze Xie, for edema associated with Excess and swelling with urinary difficulty.
With Chi Xiao Dou, for edema and abdominal distention, shortness of breath, and urinary difficulty.
With Chi Xiao Dou, Bing Lang, Ze Xie and Da Fu Pi, for ascites and edema.
Rz. seu Rx. Notopterygii Qiang Huo 6g Releases the Exterior and expels Wind-Cold-Dampness.
Per. Arecae Da Fu Pi 15g Descends Qi, eases the Middle, promotes urination and reduces edema.
With Bing Lang, for constipation with bloating.
Sm. Zanthoxyli Jiao Mu 9g Promotes diuresis, regulates urination and resolves swelling.
Caulis Akebiae Mu Tong 12g Promotes urination, unblocks painful urinary dysfunction and drains Heart Heat through the Small Intestine.
Rx. Gentianae Macrophyllae Qin Jiao 9g Expels Wind-Dampness, opens the channels and resolves Dampness.
Sm. Arecae Bing Lang 9g Regulates Qi, reduces accumulations, drains downward, unblocks the bowels and promotes urination.
Poria Cutis Fu Ling Pi 30g Promotes urination, leaches out Dampness, strengthens the Spleen and harmonizes the Middle Jiao.
  • Drains downward
  • Drives out water
  • Expels Wind
  • Releases the Exterior
  • Yang Edema
  • Generalized edema
  • Wheezing
  • Dyspnea
  • Restlessness
  • Anuria
  • Irritability
  • Thirst
  • Constipation
  • Urinary obstruction
  • Contraindicated for Deficiency edema.
  • Contraindicated during pregnancy
  • Contraindicated without clear signs of Excess and Damp-Heat
For a stronger effect:  
+ 4.5g Cx. Zingiberis Recens Sheng Jiang Pi