Ma Zi Ren Wan 麻子仁湯
Apricot Seed & Linum Formula (dryness-moistening formula)
EFFECTS: moistening the intestines and discharging heat; moving qi and relaxing the bowels.
INDICATION: dryness-heat in the intestines and stomach; insufficiency of fluid and humor; distention and fullness in the abdomen; hard bound stool; frequent urination; bleeding hemorrhoids and constipation, etc.
CLINICAL REFERENCE: This formula is often applied to aging people and those of weak constitution. Blood desiccation and fluid deficiency; blood dryness; heat in the intestines and stomach, resulting in habitual constipation, frequent urination, nocturia, renal atrophy; hemorrhoid couple with constipation, etc.