Expel Water Retention (Wu Ling San) (ChinaHerb)


Expel Water Retention is herbal supplement designed to relieve symptoms of water retention or watery diarrhea. This Traditional Chinese Medicine formula is suitable remedy for Water and Damp Retention with Spleen Qi Deficiency. It is clinically used to help acute and chronic nephritis, ascites due to liver cirrhosis, oedema, acute enteritis, urinary retention, hydrocephalus. Modern research show that Expel Water Retention can regulate the body’s water-salt balance and diuresis. It can inhibit the high expression of ETAR protein and mRNA in kidney tissue of patients with ADR nephropathy, which may be one of its mechanisms of reducing proteinuria in those patients.

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60 tablets

Each tablet contains:
Alismatis Rhisoma (Ze Xie)                                  450mg
Polyporus umbellatus (Zhu Ling)                          300mg
Atractylodis Macrocephalae Rhisoma (Bai Zhu)  300mg
Cinnamomi Ramulus (Gui Zhi)                             150mg
Poria cocos (Fu Ling)                                            300mg

  • Pure herbal product
  • No animal ingredients

Directions to use: Adults: Take 2 (two) tablets 2 (two) times a day 30 minutes before or after meals.

Did you know?
Expel Water Retention came out of “Treatise on Febrile Diseases” by Zhang Zhongjing in the late Eastern Han Dynasty. It has the effect of inducing urination to remove Water and Damp Retention, warming Yang and Qi to transport Water and Dampness. It is indicated for Water Retention Syndrome. The Water Retention Syndromes of Bladder referring to “Treatise on Febrile Disease”, is a series of symptoms caused by unfavourable transport of Water by the Bladder. This is resulting in Stagnation of Water in the body, such as oedema caused by water overflowing to the skin, vomiting caused by Stagnation of Water in the Stomach; watery diarrhoea caused by Water Stagnation in the Large Intestine; vertigo caused by Water overflowing and blocking head; cough and shortness of breath by Water Stagnating in the Lungs; palpitation by Water in Lung overflowing to the Heart.

Disclaimer: This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety or intended use.



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