Dang gui bei mu ku shen wan
dang gui 12 zhe bei mu 12 ku shen 12
For difficult urination with eating and drinking as normal in pregnancy, dang gui bei mu ku shen wan is indicated.
The source text states using this formula for difficult urination. Since the herbs drain damp and cool heat we can apply this to damp heat patterns.
Dang gui, Angelicae sinensis radix is sweet tonifying and nourishing of liver blood and the ministerial fire. It is pungent dispersing of the liver blood and ministerial fire.
Dang gui is the core jue yin liver blood storage herb. Dang gui tonifies blood and nourishes the liver while moving blood and transforming stasis and so protects the jue yin liver blood from heat.
It nourishes blood and supports the middle to prevent damage from purging herbs by moistening dryness.
It nourishes and moves blood and embodies the concept of moving blood to clear pus.
Zhe bei mu, Fritillariae thunbergii bulbus is pungent dispersing of the lungs and bladder. It is bitter draining of dampness in the lungs and bladder.
Ku shen, Sophorae flavescentis radix is bitter draining of damp and heat in the stomach domain and bladder. It is bitter draining of damp and heat on the surface to free the ministerial fire. It dries dampness and clears dampness and stagnation heat.
Ku shen is bitter and cold. It dries dampness and clears dampness stagnation heat from the jue yin system.