Clinical Manifestations
  • Redness, pain and swelling of the eyes
  • Dizziness
  • Right hypochondriac pain and tension
  • Headache
  • Abdominal tension
  • P: Rapid and floating
Treatment Principle
  • Dispel Wind
  • Clear Heat
  • Release pathogens from the Exterior
  • Reduce swelling and pain
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Knotted constipation or
  • Watery, thin diarrhea (Heat knots or flows)
  • Burning hot sensation in the anus
  • Abdominal distention and pain (dislikes pressure)
  • High fever or infantile tidal fever
  • Hands and feet dripping with perspiration
  • Vomiting
  • Irritating thirst
  • Delirium
  • T: Pink, maybe prickles (swollen papillae on the tongue that look like thorns and are very sensitive to the touch) or Red
  • C: Thick, yellow and dry
  • P: Deep and Shi
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Excess Heat with bitter, cold, strong purgative herbs
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Pain in the lower right abdomen; refuses pressure
  • Pain may be severe, boring, and in a fixed position or without fixed location
  • Constipation or
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Maybe fever
  • Maybe nausea and vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • T: Red
  • C:Thick, yellow and greasy or sticky
  • P: Rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Transform Dampness
  • Invigorate Blood Circulation
  • Conduct Stagnation
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Decreased urination or
  • Interrupted urination or
  • Constant urination or
  • Anuria
  • Maybe fixed, stabbing pain on urination
  • Lower abdominal fullness
  • Lower abdominal pain which may radiate to the genitals
  • Maybe hematuria
  • Tumor formation
  • Purple urine with blood clots
  • Abdominal spasms and tension
  • Suprapubic fullness, distention and pain
  • Maybe lower abdominal masses
  • Pain in the iliac fossa on palpation
  • Soider naevi on the abdomen, inner ankle and inner knee
  • Headache
  • Sinus congestion
  • Constipation
  • Lower back ache
  • Nervousness
  • Fatigue
  • Skin eruptions
  • Scaly, dry skin
  • Headache
  • Shoulder stiffness
  • Vertigo
  • Cold low body and feet
  • Flushed face
  • T: Dark purple or with echymoses or petechiae or pale with purplish spots
  • C: White
  • P: Choppy or Wiry or Tense, deep and slow or Thin or Deep and choppy or Slow and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Expel Blood Stagnation and Obstruction
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Head sores with secretion of pus and scabs
  • Red pimples on face, neck, armpits and external genitalia
  • Earache
  • Swelling, inflammation and infection of the ears and nose
  • Abdominal rigidity
  • Constipation
  • Dark brown discoloration of the skin
  • Perspiration and an oiling feeling on the palms and soles
  • Abdominal tension
  • Rhinitis
  • T: Deep red, dry or purple red
    C: None
    P:  Rapid or thready and rapid or thready and feeble or Tight
Treatment Principle
  • Dispel Wind
  • Disperse Stagnation
  • Clear Heat
  • Remove Toxins
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Dizziness
  • Red, sore eyes
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Nasal congestion and infection
  • Thick, sticky nasal discharge and saliva
  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Dry mouth
  • Focal distention in the chest and diaphragm
  • Stifling sensation in the chest and diaphragm
  • Manic behavior
  • Carbuncles
  • Heat rash
  • Headache
  • Acne
  • Chills
  • High fever
  • Restlessness
  • Urticaria
  • Sore throat
  • Swelling of the throat
  • Skin rashes
  • Skin ruptures or ulcers
  • Tense abdomen
  • Shoulder stiffness
  • Numb extremities
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Dysuria with reddish urine
  • Dark, rough urination
  • Obesity
  • Fullness of the abdomen
  • Fullness of the epigastrium
  • Heaviness in the head
  • T: Red
  • C: White or Yellow and greasy
  • P: Flooding and rapid or Wiry and slippery or Floating, smooth and rapid or Floating, slippery, rapid and wiry or Floating, slippery, rapid and overflowing
Treatment Principle
  • Disperse Wind
  • Release the Exterior
  • Drain Heat
  • Unblock the bowels
Herb Formulas
Clinical Manifestations
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Severe headache
  • Flushed cheeks
  • Bad breath
  • Tinnitus
  • Hearing loss
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Coughing up viscous, thick sputum
  • Dark urine
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Abdominal tension and itching
  • Darkened skin
  • Epistaxis
  • Itching
  • Formation of cellulitis
  • T: Red
  • C: Normal or Yellow
  • P: Wiry and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Drains Fire
  • Relieves toxicity
  • Spreads the Liver Qi
  • Strengthens the Spleen
Herb Formulas