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DI-221 Li Shui  
Comment:
DI-221 is a modified Hoelen Five Herb Formula. Hoelen Five Herb Formula is a classic herbal combination for promoting water metabolism. The ingredients, Alismatis Rhizoma, Poria, Polyporus and Plantaginis Semen promote diuresis and remove water from the body. The research data from China and Japan shows this formula has the effects of promoting blood circulation, inducing diuresis and reducing edema. For 1800 years, it has been widely used to treat edema, difficult urination, nephritis, edema of the scrotum, retention of urine, acute gastroenteritis and cardiac edema.
Indications:
Edema, difficult urination and retention of urine.
Dosage:
4-6 tablets three times per day, before meals.
Functions:
Traditional:
Induces diuresis, eliminates dampness, warms yang qi and activates the functional activity of qi.
Modern:
Promotes blood circulation, induces diuresis and reduces edema.
Ingredients:
Alisma Alismatis Rhizoma Ze Xie
Polyporus Polyporus Zhu Ling
Hoelen Poria Fu Ling
Plantago Plantaganis Semen Che Qian Zi
Atractylodes Atractylodis Rhizoma Bai Zhu
Cinnamon Cinnamomi Ramulus Gui Zhi
   
Chinese Medical Description:
 
Alisma, Polyporus, Hoelen, Plantago
Induces diuresis and eliminates Dampness
Atractylodes
Strengthens the Spleen to eliminate water
Cinnamon
Warms Yang Qi and enhance the functional activity of Qi