ENTERITIS

Clinical Manifestations
Treatment Principle
Herb Formulas
  • One pill of fresh Da Huang single herb 3 times per day
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Fever and chills (chills predominant)
  • Anhidrosis
  • Cough
  • Wheezing (asthma)
  • Copious, white, stringy, difficult to expectorate sputum
  • Stifling sensation in the chest
  • Lacrimation
  • General heaviness (especially upper body)
  • General body aches
  • No thirst
  • Floating edema (severe)
  • Considerable difficulty breathing while lying down (severe)
  • Intolerance of Cold
  • Periorbital edema
  • Dyspnea
  • Vomiting of frothy saliva during pregnancy
  • Chest distention
  • Dry heaves
  • Decreased urine
  • Subcardiac edema
  • Stridor
  • Occasional chills on the back
  • Hiccups
  • Retching
  • Dysphagia
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysuria
  • Flushed face
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Inflammation of the tear ducts
  • T: Pink
  • C: Moist or White and greasy
  • P: Superficial and tight
Treatment Principle
  • Release the Exterior
  • Transform congested Fluids (Thin Mucus)
  • Transform Phlegm
  • Warm the Lungs
  • Descend Qi
  • Relieve wheezing and cough
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Fever or afternoon fever
  • Sweating which comes in waves and is worse in the afternoon
  • Thirst
  • Acute or frequent, urgent, foul-smelling, hot diarrhea
  • A burning sensation around the anus
  • Gasping
  • Ephidrosis
  • Palpitations
  • Tenesmus
  • Maybe red tinged urine
  • Restlessness
  • Cramping abdominal pain
  • Irritability and Heat in the chest and epigastrium
  • Stiffness and spasms at the back of the neck
  • Dry mouth
  • Dyspnea with perspiration
  • Maybe wheezing
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow (Greasy)
  • P: Rapid or Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Release the Exterior
  • Clear Internal Yang Ming Heat
Herb Formulas
Points
  • LI-11, SP-9, ST-25, ST-37, ST-44, Zhixie
    With high fever: + DU-14, LI-4
    With nausea: + PC-6
    With sudden, severe diarrhea, vomiting and fever: + bleed or needle PC-3, UB-40
  • Ear: Large Intestine, Small Intestine, Spleen, Abdomen, Distal Segment Rectum, Sympathetic
Clinical Manifestations
  • Dysentery
  • High fever
  • Great thirst
  • Anhidrosis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Feverish body parts
  • Red face
  • No constipation
  • No aversion to Cold
  • Scanty urine
  • Jaundice
    A greasy light colored stool
    A bitter taste in the mouth
  • T:  Red
  • C:  Greasy and yellow
  • P:  Slippery, wiry and forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Remove Dampness
  • Regulate Qi flow of the Liver and Gall Bladder to remove jaundice
Herb Formulas
  • Ge Gen Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang
  • Chinese patent medicines:
    Chuan Xin Lian Kang Yan Pian
    Yu Dai Wan
    Huang Lian Su Pian
    Jia Wei Xiang Lian Pian
    Niu Huang Qing Huo Wan
    Qing Fei Yi Huo Pian

    Huang Lian Jie Du Wan
    Bao Ji Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Alternating chills and fever (chills predominate) or
  • Chills without fever
  • Sensation of irritability in the chest
  • Sweating from the head
  • Fatigue
  • Gastrointestinal weakness
  • Heavy head
  • Neuralgia
  • Epigastric distension
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Tension around pubic bone
  • Periumbilical pain
  • Urinary difficulty
  • T: Moist
  • C: White and slippery
  • P: Superficial and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Disperse Clumping
  • Harmonize the Shao Yang
  • Warm the Interior
  • Dispel Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Intolerance of Cold
  • Abdominal fullness and distention
  • Constipation
  • Cannot purge easily due to lack of Qi
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Fever
  • Cold extremities
  • Hernia
  • Abdominal pain
  • T:  Normal
  • P:  Rolling and forceful or Tight and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Purge Cold retention
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Nausea
  • Clear, frequent urination
  • Lack of thirst
  • Anorexia
  • Vomiting of clear fluid
  • Abdominal distension and pain (sharp)
  • Diarrhea or loose stool
  • Prefers warmth
  • T: Pale or pink
  • C: White
  • P: Slow and tight or Soft
Treatment Principle
  • Regulate the middle
  • Warm the Middle Jiao
  • Disperse Cold
  • Relieve pain
Herb Formulas
Points
  • For pain and Cold: moxa the abdomen
  • To strengthen the Spleen and Stomach: LIV-13, REN-10, ST-36, UB-20, UB-21 (moxa if severe)
  • For abdominal pain and nausea: PC-6, SP-4, ST-25
  • For frequent, clear urination: moxa REN-4, REN-6, UB-23
  • For diarrhea: moxa REN-8
  • Use few needles with deep insertion and moxa
Clinical Manifestations
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Thirst with a desire to drink
  • Fever worse at night
  • Cough
  • Nausea/vomiting
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Restlessness
  • Diarrhea
  • Anxiety
  • Edema
  • Lower abdominal distention and pain
  • Maybe hematuria
  • Painful urination with Yin Deficiency
  • Urinary dribbling
  • Decreased urination
  • Dry skin
  • Sunken eyes
  • Dry throat and/or mouth
  • Chronic sore throat (not acute)
  • Restlessness
  • Malar flush
  • Insomnia
  • Disturbed speech
  • Low grade fever, worse in afternoon
  • Yellow urine
  • Irritability with a sensation of Heat in the chest
  • Palpitations with anxiety
  • Sores in the mouth or on the tongue
  • More Heat than in Yin Deficiency (chronic low grade fever)
  • T: Red or Dark red and dry
  • C: None or Thin and yellow
  • P: Deep, thready and rapid or Thready and rapid or forceful and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Promote urination
  • Clear Heat
  • Nourish Yin
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Curls up a lot
  • Doesn't like to talk
  • Tired (disoriented)
  • Fatigue
  • Constant somnolence
  • Sleeping with the knees drawn up to the chest
  • Generalized edema
  • No spirit
  • Dull Shen
  • Cold extremities
  • Aching and heaviness in the extremities
  • Diarrhea or loose stools or undigested food
  • Clear, frequent urine
  • Nocturia
  • Oliguria
  • Lower back pain
  • Maybe nausea (wants to vomit but can't)
  • Abdominal pain which is relieved by warmth and pressure
  • No thirst
  • Cough with thin, watery mucus
  • Likes warm drinks
  • Severe edema in chest
  • Palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • T: Pale, swollen and moist
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Deep and weak or Slow, deep and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Restore Yang
  • Reverse inward energy
  • Expel Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Acute abdominal pain
  • Fever and chills, fever more pronounced or
  • Tidal fever
  • Fever is unrelieved by sweating
  • Abdominal distention
  • Thirst
  • Sweat
  • Stifling sensation in the chest
  • Restlessness
  • Foggy headaches
  • Irritability
  • Heaviness
  • Nausea
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Scanty urine
  • T: Red tip and edges
  • C: Greasy white or yellow
  • P: Floating or Rapid and soft
Treatment Principle
  • Disperse Wind
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve Damp
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Chronic dysentery or
  • Chronic diarrhea or
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Dull abdominal pain with liking for warmth and pressure
  • Borborygmus
  • Cold limbs
  • Poor appetite
  • Mental fatigue
  • T: Pale
  • C: White
  • P: Minute, thready and forceless
Treatment Principle
  • Benefit the Intestines
  • Consolidate and constrict
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Diarrhea with tenesmus which intensifies after defecation
  • Frequent stools which are small in quantity
  • Stools are yellow or brown, thin, watery, with foul smell or sticky and pasty like jam or sticky fluid or containing pus and blood
  • Burning hot sensation in anus
  • Colicky abdominal pain
  • Abdominal distention
  • Urine short and red
  • Sustained fever despite profuse perspiration or raging fever in the afternoon or in severe cases, high fever and coma
  • Mouth dry or thirst but no desire to drink
  • Body heavy
  • Red complexion
  • Red eyes
  • Limbs tired
  • Fullness in chest
  • Lump in the epigastrium
  • Anorexia
  • Vomiting
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Maybe fever and chills, headache and a floating pulse (first few days)
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy or Yellow and sticky or Yellow and dry (more Heat)
  • P: Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Transform Dampness
  • Regulate Qi and Blood
  • Stop dysentery
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Sallow complexion
  • Fatigue
  • Anorexia
  • Four limbs feel tired and heavy
  • Abdominal and epigastric distention after eating
  • Maybe acid regurgitation or vomiting
  • Loose stools
  • Shortness of breath
  • T: Pale and flabby - may have teethmarks
  • C: White
  • P: Even, forceless and Deficient
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Benefit Qi
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Edema in limbs, especially lower limbs
  • Maybe anasarca
  • Maybe abdominal distention
  • Loose stools
  • Physical and mental fatigue
  • T: Pale
  • C: White and moist
  • P: Soft and even
Treatment Principle
  • Warm Yang
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Benefit Qi
  • Move water
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Sallow complexion
  • Anorexia (maybe with vomiting)
  • Four limbs feel tired and heavy
  • Abdominal and epigastric distention after eating
  • Maybe acid regurgitation or vomiting
  • Loose stools or watery stools containing undigested food
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pain in the epigastrium with cold sensations (pain is relieved by warmth)
  • Cold limbs
  • Feeling chilled
  • Mental fatigue
  • Maybe scanty urine with edema
  • Maybe clear, watery vaginal discharge
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Warm the Center
  • Dispel Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdominal fullness
  • Heavy head and body
  • Edema of the face and eyes
  • Watery diarrhea
  • Short, scanty urination
  • Epigastric distention and pain
  • Anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools with undigested food
  • Edema of the lower extremities
  • Thirst
  • Joint pain
  • Dysuria
  • T: Pink or Pale
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Soft and thready or Relaxed
Treatment Principle
  • Dispel Dampness in the Spleen
  • Regulate the flow of Qi in the Spleen and Stomach
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdomen extremely painful when pressed
  • Headache
  • Fever (maybe chills)
  • Strong thirst with a desire to drink.
  • Vomits immediately after drinking
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Edema
  • General sensation of heaviness
  • Diarrhea
  • Irritability
  • Simultaneous vomiting and diarrhea
  • Throbbing sensations below umbilicus
  • Vomits frothy saliva
  • Vertigo
  • Abdominal pain and / or distention
  • Dark urine
  • Anxiety
  • Jaundice
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Urinary retention
  • Lower abdominal fullness
  • Extreme thirst
  • Palpitations
  • Lower abdominal distention
  • Lower abdominal palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Restlessness
  • Slightly pale skin tone
  • T: Normal
  • C:Thick, yellow and greasy
  • P: Soft and rapid or Slow or Tight
Treatment Principle
  • Promote urination
  • Drain Dampness
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Promote the transforming functions of Qi
  • Clear Damp-Heat
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Protracted, incessant cough
  • Expectoration of copious, clear, watery or white Phlegm
  • Short, weak, breathing
  • Asthma
  • Spontaneous sweating
  • Weak voice
  • Reluctance to speak
  • A general air of sadness or melancholy
  • A waxy, pale complexion
  • Rounded or hunched shoulders
  • Four limbs tired
  • Anorexia
  • General lassitude
  • Distention and pain of the epigastrium and abdomen
  • Loose stools
  • Severe cases:
    Frightens easily
  • T: Pale with a thin crack
  • C: White or White and greasy
  • P: Thready and weak or Floating and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Reinforce the Spleen
  • Benefit the Lungs
  • Descend Lung Qi
  • Disperse accumulation
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Mild constant epigastric pain; relieved by warmth and pressure
  • Anorexia
  • Abdominal pain and fullness after meals
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose, unformed stools
  • Excessive salivation
  • Cold limbs
  • Lassitude
  • Weakness
  • Sallow or pale, dull complexion
  • Maybe edema
  • Maybe scanty urination
  • Maybe clear, watery, copious vaginal discharge
  • T: Pale
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Deep, thready and forceless
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Warm Yang
  • Warm the Center
  • Dispel Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Sudden, violent pain
  • Pain responds to warmth
  • Loose stools
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • No thirst
  • Clear urine
  • T: Normal
  • C: White or White and sticky
  • P: Deep and tight or Deep, wiry and slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm the abdomen
  • Disperse Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Body cold
  • Limbs icy
  • Complexion white and shiny
  • Low back, knees and abdomen feel cold and painful
  • Lower abdomen feels cold and painful
  • Loose stools containing undigested food
  • “Cock-crow” diarrhea (occurs at about 5 am)
  • Edema of face and limbs
  • Dysuria
  • Severe:
    Abdominal ascites
  • T: Pale, moist and swollen
  • C: Thin and white or White and greasy
  • P: Deep, thready, weak and maybe slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Reinforce the Spleen and Kidneys
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdominal pain aggravated by Cold
  • Urinary difficulty
  • Deep, aching heaviness in the extremities
  • Generalized edema
  • Loose stools
  • Dizziness
  • Heavy sensation in the head
  • Palpitations
  • Cough
  • Epigastric palpitations
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Watery diarrhea
  • No thirst
  • Leukorrhea
  • Hiccup
  • Profuse perspiration
  • Cold limbs
  • Headaches
  • A husky voice
  • Hair loss
  • Asthma
  • Generalized twitching
  • Tidal flushing of the genitals by Dampness
  • Water buildup leading to hernia
  • Impotence
  • Prone to infections
  • Prone to allergies
  • Prone to Wind erysipelas
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Chest pain
  • Mental and emotional disorders
  • Light-headedness
  • Nasal obstruction with clear mucus
  • Impaired visual acuity
  • Prone to dormant papules
  • A sensation of something being stuck in the throat
  • Incessant sneezing
  • Swelling and pain of the teeth or gums
  • Feeling of unsteadiness as if one were about to fall
  • Distended or heavy sensation of the head
  • Palpitations
  • Gradual weight gain
  • Dyspnea
  • Abdominal distention and fullness
  • Pitting edema
  • Scanty urination
  • Chills
  • Weak knees
  • Seminal emissions
  • Flaccid abdomen
  • Muscular aching
  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Nausea
  • Cyclic vomiting
  • Fever, perspiration does not reduce fever
  • Vertigo
  • Impaired memory
  • Shivering and trembling
  • Catches cold easily
  • Severe fatigue
  • Aches and pains in the body or extremities
  • Flank pain
  • Wheezing
  • T: Pale or Dark purple and swollen with teeth marks
  • C: White and slippery
  • P: Deep, thready and forceless or Deep and thready
Treatment Principle
  • Warm Yang
  • Promote urination
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Epigastric focal distention
  • Fullness and tightness with very slight or no pain
  • Dry heaves
  • Vomiting
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Stomach pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Subcardiac distention
  • Heartburn
  • Resistance below the Heart
  • Soft epigastrium
  • Nausea
  • Ascites
  • Gurgling sounds
  • T: Normal or with a red tip
  • C: Thin, yellow and greasy
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Wiry, tight and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Descend Rebellious Qi
  • Disperse clumping
  • Eliminate focal distention due to Cold and Heat factors
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Vague lower abdominal pain
  • Feelings of cold and heaviness
  • Fond of warmth and pressure
  • Abdominal fullness intermittently
  • Borborygmus
  • Unformed, loose stools or
  • Chronic, incessant diarrhea
  • Urinary frequency
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and even
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Clear the Small Intestine
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdominal distention and pain
  • Gas
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • Distention and pain in the sides or flanks
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Women:
    Irregular menses
    Dysmenorrhea
    Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • T: Pink
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Slippery and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Soothe the Liver
  • Invigorate the Spleen
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Edema of whole body particularly at and below the waist
  • Pitting edema
  • Low back pain, aching and heaviness
  • Abdominal distention with full sensations
  • Oliguria
  • Cold limbs
  • Face gray and congested or pale
  • Feeling nervous and cold with mental weariness
  • In severe cases:
    Ascites
    Edema of scrotum
  • T: Pale and swollen
  • C: Thin, white or Thick, white and sticky
  • P: Deep and thready
  • With Water Flooding the Lungs:
    Cough with copious, thin watery phlegm
    Asthma with phlegmy sound (wheezing)
    Dyspnea
    Facial edema
    Edema of limbs
    Dysuria
    T: Pale and swollen
    C: White and moist or White and greasy
    P: Superficial and tight
Treatment Principle
  • Warm Kidneys
  • Promote diuresis
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Lower abdominal distention and pain (usually on right)
  • Pain increases on pressure with rebound tenderness
  • Guarding of the abdominal musculature
  • Groin pain resembling urinary dysfunction without urinary difficulty
  • Groin pain relieved by flexing hip and knee
  • Groin pain intensified by extending hip
  • Perspiration
  • Irregular or intermittent fever followed by chills and perspiration
  • May be mass in lower right quadrant of abdomen
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Hard lumps
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thin, white or yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid or Tight or Wiry and tight or Tight and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Drain Heat
  • Break up Blood Stasis
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Reduce swelling
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • High fever
  • Irritability
  • Fidgeting
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Incoherent speech
  • Insomnia
  • Dark urine
  • Maculae
  • Carbuncles
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemoptysis
  • Palpitations
  • Furuncles
  • Tinnitus
  • Purpura
  • Red face
  • Rashes
  • Deep-rooted boils
  • Red eyes
  • Itchy skin
  • Fidgeting
  • Dry lips
  • Delirium
  • Dysentery with fever
  • Jaundice
  • Epistaxis
  • Hematuria
  • Cloudy mind
  • Diarrhea
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow
  • P: Rapid and forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Drain Fire
  • Relieve toxicity
  • Relieve inflammation
  • Stop bleeding
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • May vomit Phlegm and Fluids
  • Rebellious Qi
  • Shortness of breath
  • Palpitations
  • Chest distension
Treatment Principle
  • Eliminate Phlegm
  • Harmonize and descend Stomach Qi
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Lethargy
  • Anorexia
  • Maybe jaundice
  • No thirst or
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Afternoon fever
  • Body aches
  • A sallow complexion
  • Scanty urination
  • Diarrhea
  • Chest discomfort
  • Epigastric pain and distention
  • Dull appearance
  • Maybe disorientation
  • Loose stools
  • Maybe skin vesicles
  • Heavy extremities
  • T: Pink
  • C: Greasy and yellow
  • P: Soft and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve Damp and turbidity
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Palpable masses that may or may not be painful
  • Lower abdominal pain without palpable masses
  • Lower abdominal distention
  • Lower back pain
  • Lower abdominal distention during menstruation
  • Frequent menstruation (3-5 timer per month)
  • Spotting
  • Dark purple menstrual Blood (usually with clots)
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding with abdominal soreness and pain
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Depression
  • Cold extremities
  • White vaginal discharge
  • T: Pale
  • C: White
  • P: Choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Promote the movement of Qi
  • Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Warm and regulate menstruation
  • Alleviates pain
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Lower Jiao pain
  • Constipation or
  • Diarrhea
  • Heaviness
  • Headache
  • Dull Spirit
  • Abdominal distention
  • Mental fuzziness
  • T: Normal
  • C: Yellowish white and greasy
  • P: Soft or maybe Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Purge the Intestines
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Stifling sensation and irritability in the chest
  • Nausea with an urge to vomit
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fever with slight chills
  • Diarrhea
  • Vexation
  • Borborygmus
  • Thirst
  • T: Pink
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Regulate Cold and Heat
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Descend Rebellious Qi
Herb Formulas
Points