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[SCU - MM3] Herbs That Drain Dampness (Functions & Indications)

QuestionAnswer
Fu Ling • Promote urination & leach out dampness • Strengthen SP, harmonize MJ, transform phlegm • Calm Shen
Zhu Ling • Promote urination & reduce edema
Yi Yi Ren • Promote urination & leach out dampness• Strengthen SP & stop diarrhea• Clear heat & expel pus• Expel Damp-heat• Treatment of plantar warts
Hua Shi • Promote urination & drain heat from UB• Clear summerheat• Absorbs damp
Ze Xie • Promote urination & leach out dampness• Drain KD fire
Che Qian Zi • Promote urination & clear heat• Solidify stools• Clear eyes• Expel phlegm & stop cough
Dong Gua Ren • Clear heat, expel phlegm & promote discharge of pus (abscesses in LU/LI)• Drain damp
Dong Kui Zi • Promote urination & unblock painful urinary dysfunction• Benefit breast & promotes lactation• Moistens intestines
Han Fang Ji • Promote urination & reduce edema• Expel wind-damp & alleviate pain (wind-damp-heat Bi)
Guang Fang Ji • Promote urination & reduce edema• Expel wind-damp
Mu Tong • Promote urination & drain heat from HT via SI• Promote lactation and unblock blood vessels
Tong Cao • Promote urination & clear heat• Promote lactation
Deng Xin Cao • Promote urination & leech out dampness• Clear heat from HT channel (pediatric sleep disorder & insomnia in adults w/ HT-KD disharmony)
Yin Chen Hao • Clear damp-heat from LV & GB (principle herb for jaundice)• Clear heat & release exterior
Di Fu Zi • Clear damp-heat & promote urination• Expel damp & stop itching (damp skin disorders)
Qu Mai • Clear damp-heat, promote urination, & unblock painful urinary dysfunction• Breaks up blood stasis• Unblocks bowels
Bian Xu • Clear damp-heat, promote urination, & unblock painful urinary dysfunction• Expels parasites & stops itching
Shi Wei • Clear damp-heat, promote urination, & unblock painful urinary dysfunction• Clear heat & stop bleeding• Clear LU, expel phlegm & stops cough
Bei Xie • Separates pure from turbid (resolves turbid dampness in LJ manifesting as cloudy urine or vaginal discharge)• Expel wind-damp, relax sinews & unblocks channels• Clear damp-heat from the skin
Jin Qian Cao • Clear damp-heat, unblock painful urinary dysfunction, expel stones• Clear damp-heat in LV & GB• Reduces toxicity & swelling
Yu Mi Xu • Promotes urination• Benefits GB & removes jaundice• For wasting and thirsting disorder
Created by: mick3y