Chinese: Wu Lin San

English: Five Ingredient Powder for Painful Urinary Dysfunction

Source: Taipinghuiminhejijufang (Prescriptions from the Great Peace Imperial Grace Pharmacy)

Pulse: rapid, slippery

Tongue: red body, yellow fur

Abdomen: medium abdominal wall strength

Indications: This herbal formula has been used for patients with following health conditions and symptoms:

  • Painful urination
  • Blood in urine
  • Multiple small urinary stones
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Bladder infection
  • Frequent urination
  • Difficult urination

There are many other health conditions that may respond well to this herbal formula, in particular patients exhibiting indicative traditional diagnostic signs and symptoms.

Herbs in This Formula

Note: Suggested dosages of each herb in Kampo formulas are often smaller than those of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Individual dosages of herbs may be adjusted depending on each patient’s condition, constitutional patterns, quality of the herbs, and other factors involved.