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Ma Zi Ren Wan (Hemp Seed Pill) 麻子仁丸


Formula Type Formulas that Drain Downward
Diagnosis Heat-dryness blocking the movement of fluids in the SP (SP bind)
Action Moisten IntestinesDrain heatPromote Qi movementUnblock bowels
Indication Hard stool that is difficult to expel, normal to frequent urinationT: dry, yellow coatingP: submerged, rapid or floating, choppy
Remarks Focuses on moistening dryness in the Intestines, draining heat, and moving qi.

Huo Ma Ren (15 g)

Xing Ren (Bei/Ku) (9 g)

Bai Shao (15 g)

Zhi Shi (Chao) (9 g)

Hou Po (Chao) (9 g)

Da Huang (15 g)


This information is a reference tool for Chinese herbal studies. It is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult a primary health professional if you require health advisory.