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The following Chinese herbal formula(s) can treat or relief Great thirst:

Chinese Formula Actions Indications Symptoms related to great thirst
Wu Ling San
Five-Ingredient Powder with Poria; Poria Five Powder; Hoelen 5 Powder; Five "Ling" Powder
Diuretic; Tonifies the Spleen; Warms Yang.   1) Water buildup, a greater Yang-stage disorder in which the pathogenic influences have not been released from the Exterior, but have penetrated to the greater Yang organ, the Bladder. 2) Water and Dampness are not properly transformed by the Spleen and transported to the Bladder. The effects of the Spleen's failure to transform and transport Water may be felt throughout the Triple Burner. 3) Retention of congested fluids in the Lower Burner obstructing the Pure Yang.  Acute gastroenteritis; Breathlessness; Cholera; Cough; Diarrhea; Dizziness; Dysuria; Fever; Great thirst due to inappropriate sweating (vomiting soon after drinking); Headache; Oedema; Oliguria; Sensation of heaviness; Throbbing sensations below umbilicus; Urinary tract infection; Vomiting; Vomiting, expectoration of foamy saliva; Ascites (cirrhosis of liver); Chronic nephritis; Cirrhosis; Hydrocele; Ménière's disease; Tongue with a white-greasy coating; Tongue with a white-slippery coating; Floating pulse (Fu); Slippery-Wiry pulse (Hua Xian); Soft pulse (Ru).  
Qi Wei Bai Zhu San
Seven-Ingredient Powder with Atractylodes Macrocephala
Tonifies Stomach and Spleen; Disperses Dampness; Promotes digestion.   Long-term reduction in food causing exhaustion of the Essence and Fluids with weight loss, emaciation.  Great thirst; Vomiting and diarrhea due to Spleen and Stomach Deficiency; Convulsion (severe cases); Irritability; Loss of consciousness (severe cases); Pale-flaccid tongue, greasy coating; Slippery-Faint pulse (Hua Wei).  
Ju Pi Zhu Ru Tang (2/2)
Tangerine Peel and Bamboo Shaving Decoction; Citrus and Bamboo Decoction
Subdues Rebellious Qi; Harmonizes the Stomach; Clears Heat; Tonifies Qi and Yin; Stops vomiting.   Heat in the Stomach with Stomach-Qi Deficiency (indicated for Deficiency of both the Qi and Yin).  Great thirst; Poor appetite; Vomiting; Red, dry tongue; Fine-Rapid-Empty pulse (Xi Shu Xu).  

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