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Diarrhea
xie xie:

Summerdamp
Features:
-acute diarrhea, borborygmus, abd. cramping & pain. Severe=watery, urgent
-chills, poss. mild fever
-no sweat
-gen. muscle aches, dull occipital or gen. HA
-N/V
-fullness & discomfort in chest, abdomen
-lethargy, malaise, heavy head or body, foggy headed
-T: thin, greasy white coat
-P: floating, soft or slippery, poss. tight

Formula:
HUO XIANG ZHENG QI TANG

Acupuncture:
LI 11 - clear damp and DH from INTS
LI 4 - opens pores, expels pathogens from surface
zhi xie - extra pt for diarrhea (mdwy btwn R 8 & pubic bone)
ST 25
ST 37
SP 9
UB 25
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Damp Heat
Features:
-acute, recurrent, frequent, urgent, foul-smelling, hot diarrhea w/ burning anus and/or tenesmus
-fever, tidal fever, unrelieved by sweating
-sweating in waves or worse in aft.
-restless, irritable
-cramping abd. pain
-dark, scanty urine
-thirst
-T: greasy yellow; may be red
-P: slippery, rapid

Formula:
GE GEN HUANG LIAN HUANG QIN TANG

Acupuncture:
LI 11, 4
zhi xie
ST 25
ST 44
SP 9
ST 37
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Cold Damp
Features:
-acute or chronic and recurrent diarrhea ranging from loose to watery and urgent
-cramping, colicky
-borborygmus
-fullness, distention in epigastrium
-loss of appetite, reduced taste
-nausea
-increased desire to sleep
-T: thick, greasy white
-P: moderate and slippery or soft

Formula:
PING WEI SAN

Acupuncture:
ST 25 M
zhi xie M
ST 36 M
ST 37
SP 9
SP 6
SP 3
UB 25
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Food Stagnation
Features:
-acute or chronic diarrhea with foul-smelling stools, poss. undigested food
-abd/epig distention/pain/borborygmus relieved by belching or diarrhea
-food stagnation s/sx
-T: thick white or yellow greasy
-P: wiry and slippery or slippery and rapid

Formula:
BAO HE WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12
ST 25
ST 40
ST 36
ST 37
ST 44
LI 10
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Liver Invading Spleen
Features:
-recurrent diarrhea, may be urgent, crampy but relieved by defecation. Alt. w/ constipation. Emo.
-abd. distention
-poor appetite, nausea
-heartburn, indigestion
-borborygmus, gas, belching
-LV qi s/sx
-T: normal, darkish body or pale. Red edges, greasy coat
-P: wiry

Formula:
TONG XIE YAO FANG

Acupuncture:
R 12
LV 13
ST 25
R 6
PC 6
ST 36
SP 6
LI 4
LV 3
UB 18
UB 25
yin tang
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Spleen & Stomach Qi Xu
Features:
-freq. loose stools or diarrhea, poss. w/ mucus. Worse with fatigue. Poss. alt. diarrhea & constipation
-SP/ST xu s/sx
-T: pale, scalloped, white coat
-P: weak, thready, deficient, moderate

Formula:
SHEN LING BAI ZHU SAN

Acupuncture:
R 12 M
ST 25 M
zhi xie M
ST 36 M
SP 9
SP 6
SP 5 - str. SP, transform damp
UB 20, 21, 25 M
SP/ST
Diarrhea
xie xie:

Spleen & Kidney Yang Xu
Features:
-cock's crow diarrhea (5-7AM)
-watery, undigested food. Severe = fecal incontinence
-pain before BM
-Kd Yang s/sx
-T: pale, swollen, scalloped, white coat
-P: deep, thready, weak

Formula:
SI SHEN WAN
LI ZHONG WAN

Acupuncture:
ST 25 M
R 8 M
R 4 M
ST 36 M
SP 6 +
Kd 3 +
DU 4 M
UB 20, 23, 25 M
DU 20