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Constipation
bian bi:

Heat
Features:
-hard, dry, pellet-like stools
-chronic constipation
-heat s/sx
-LV qi or DH s/sx
-T: red, dry yellow coat; LV heat - wiry, rapid, strong; DH - slippery, full, rapid

Formula:
MA ZI REN WAN

Acupuncture:
SJ 6 - spread qi, disp. accumulation from INTS, move bowels
ST 25 & SP 15 - reg. INTS, CH, move bowels
ST 44 & LI 4
ST 36
ST 37
SP/ST
Constipation
bian bi:

Food Stagnation
Features:
-sluggish, foul-smelling stools, poss. alt. constipation & loose stools
-N/V, reflux, indigestion
-distension, fullness
-foul belching, flatulence
-aversion to food
-T: thick, greasy
-P: slippery

Formula:
BAO HE WAN

Acupuncture:
ST 25 & SP 15
SJ 6 & GB 34 - reg. SJ qi, soothe LV, move INTS qi and bowels
ST 37
UB 25
ST 44
SP/ST
Constipation
bian bi:

Qi Stagnation
Features:
-pebble-like, thin, not esp. dry or hard
-d2e, incomplete, sluggish or normal stools
-no urge
-worse with emo
-LV qi s/sx
-abd. distention or pain better post-BM
-T: unremarkable or dark, thin coat
-P: wiry

Formula:
LIU MO TANG

Acupuncture:
ST 25
R 6
SJ 6 & GB 34
ST 37
LV 3
LV 5
ST 34
SP/ST
Constipation
bian bi:

Blood Deficiency
Features:
-pellet-like or button-like, dry stools
-blood xu s/sx
-palpitations, anxiety
-numbness or tingling in limbs
-T: pale, thin coat
-P: thready, weak

Formula:
RUN CHANG WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12
ST 36 M
SP 6 M
ST 25
R 6
R 4
UB 18, 20, 23
UB 17
SP 10
SP/ST
Constipation
bian bi:

Qi Deficiency
Features:
-soft, large, thick stools
-d2e but not nec. hard or dry
-urge, but with strain
-distension, but not discomfort
-SP qi xu s/sx
-T: swollen, pale, scalloped, thin, white coat
-P: weak, deficient

Formula:
HUANG QI TANG

Acupuncture:
ST 25 M
SP 15
R 6 M
R 12 M
ST 36 M
SP 6 M
UB 13
UB 20
UB 25
SP/ST
Constipation
bian bi:

Yang Xu with Cold Accumulation
Features:
-d2e stools, may or may not be dry, exhausted post-BM or attempt
-FCCU, scanty urine, pitting edema
-cold s/sx
-T: pale, swollen, moist, scalloped, white coat
-P: deep, slow

Formula:
JI CHUAN JIAN

Acupuncture:
ST 25 M
SP 15 M
R 4 M
UB 20, 23, 25 M
DU 4 M warm, stimulate yang
ST 36 M
SP 6 M
Kd 3 M