Zhu Ling Tang


BL (Lin) Zhu Ling Tang I 豬苓湯

Polyporus D. (Polyporus Combination)

Function: promotes urination, clears Heat, nourishes Yin


Zhu Ling Sclerotium polypori umbellate 6-9g
Fu Ling Sclerotium poriae cocos 6-9g
Hua Shi Talcum 6-9g
Ze Xie Rhizoma alismatis orientalis 6-9g
E Jiao Gelatinum corii asini 6-9g

Indications: Yangming channel syndrome affecting the lower jiao; or wind cold causing heat in the SP/ST which burns the yin.  This leads to water dysfunction and stagnation which heats up leading to Lin-syndrome: Heat Lin or damp heat edema.  Symptoms include urinary difficulty accompanied by fever and thirst with desire to drink, diarrhea, cough, nausea, irritable, insomnia. T: red, sticky yellow coat; P: rapid.




Reference: Shang han lun


Zhu Ling Tang II

Polyporus Decoction from Comprehensive Recordings



Zhu Ling Sclerotium polypori umbellate 6-9g
Mu Tong Akebia 6-9g
Sang Bai Pi Morus 6-9g
[Deng Xin Cao Juncus 3g]

Indications: Damp heat in the lower jiao causing urinary difficulty and pain.  T: red, sticky coat; P: slippery.