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  Wasting and Thirsting Pattern (Diabetes)


Pin Yin: xiao ke bing
Symptoms:
Note: similar to Vacuity of Kidney Yin [plus...]
thirst, extreme.
Complexion, other: muscle atrophy.

  
Herbs:
(similar to herbs for Vacuity-Fire):
-Supplement Yin; especially herbs like Plastrum Testudinis and Carapax Amydae that clear Vacuity-Fire.
-- Cool Blood
-- Clear Heat, Dry Dampness; especially herbs like Cx Phellodendri that clear Vacuity-Fire.
-- Drain Fire ; especially herbs like Rz Anemarrhenae that clear Vacuity-Fire and benefit Yin.

--Astringe

Formulas:

-Nourish and Supplement Yin
-Clear Construction Aspect Heat and cool Blood
-Clear Heat from Vacuity

-Enrich Yin and moisten Dryness

  

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