Kan Essentials Dispel Dampness and Nourish the Skin

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Dispel Dampness and Nourish the Skin

ABOUT THE HERBS

Dispel Dampness and Nourish the Skin (Chu Shi Wei Ling Tang) contains the formula Spleen Support Formula (Wei Ling Tang) and acts to warm the Spleen, dispel Damp and move stagnant abdominal Qi. It contains additional herbs to gently but firmly drain Damp and clear Heat to relieve occasional itch. Animals benefiting from this formula have progressed from being Cold and Damp to Hot and Damp; the Damp Heat is still relatively mild compared to that addressed by Four Marvels(Si Miao San). White atractylodes rhizome and Magnolia bark both dry Damp. Magnolia bark additionally disperses stasis from the abdomen while Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizome warms the Spleen and Stomach. Tangerine dried rind of mature fruit assists in moving the Qi of the abdomen while also “cutting” the Damp. Ginger rhizome and Red jujube fruit tonify the Stomach and Spleen, respectively, without being cloying. Chinese licorice root and rhizome tonifies the Spleen and Stomach Qi, while also harmonizing the formula as a whole. Asian water plantain rhizome and Poria drain Damp and promote urination. White atractylodes rhizome tonifies the Spleen to reduce the production of Damp. Chinese cinnamon bark drains Damp, warms the Yang of the Middle Burner and supports healthy production and discharge of urine by the Bladder.

CHINESE HERBAL ACTIONS

Dries Damp, regulates Qi, harmonizes the Middle Burner, clears Heat, promotes healthy skin.

PHYSICAL INDICATIONS

• Occasional vomiting or soft stools.

• Occasional skin rashes, mild hot spots, itch.

• Heat intolerance, increased thirst.

• Timidity.

PULSE

Thin.

TONGUE

Pale.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Safe for long-term use, but avoid use during pregnancy.

INGREDIENTS

Bai zhu

White atractylodes rhizome

Fang feng

Siler root

Zhi zi

Gardenia fruit

Deng xin cao

Soft rush pith

Di fu zi

Kochia fruit

Fu ling

Poria

Ze xie

Asian water plantain rhizome

Xiao tong cao

Japanese helwingia pith

Hua shi

Talc

Cang zhu

Cang-zhu atractylodes rhizome

Chen pi

Tangerine dried rind of mature fruit

Hou po

Magnolia bark

Gan cao

Chinese licorice root and rhizome

Gan jiang

Ginger rhizome

Hong zao

Red jujube fruit

Rou gui

Chinese cinnamon bark

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