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SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

External Pathogens Invading Stomach
Etio: spoiled food, Summer & Autumn damp

Features:
-Acute nausea & vomiting with respective External s/sx

Formula (for WC, Summerdamp):
HUO XIANG ZHENG QI SAN

Acupuncture:
DU 14 -, cup clears EXT (WH) pathogens, meeting of yang
GB 20 WC, downbear qi
PC 6 joined to SJ 5 stop vomit, release exterior
ST 44, LI 4 clear YM heat
R 12 harmonize ST, direct qi down
SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

Food Stagnation
Features:
-acute or chronic vomit of sour or undigested food
-epg/abd fullness & distention, foul belching, pain; all relieved by vomiting
-constipation or diarrhea
-T: thick, greasy
-P: slippery

Formula:
BAO HE WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12
PC 6
ST 36
ST 44
ST 40
LI 10 benefit digestion, regulate GI fxn
SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

Phlegm Damp
MCC of chronic N/V

Features:
-N/V worse in AM, with perfume, petrol. May be mucus-like
-SP qi xu s/sx
-borborygmus, belching, reflux
-chronix mucus from sinuses, LU
-greasy skin, musty BO
-tends toward obesity, pear shape
-T: thick, greasy, white coat; flabby body poss.
-P: slippery or wiry or moderate

Formula:
XIANG SHA LIU JUN ZI TANG

Acupuncture:
PC 6
PC 5 transform phlegm, harmonize ST
R 12
ST 40
SP 3 Supplement SP, transform Dampness
SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

Liver Qi Invading the Stomach
Features:
-recurrent or chronic N/V, sour belching, reflux linked to emotions; relieved by belching when relaxed
-loss of appetite, indigestion, heartburn, reflux
-LV qi stagnation s/sx
-T: normal or darkish or sl. red edges. Thin, poss. greasy coat. Pale with SP xu.
-P: wiry or wiry & slippery

Formula:
SI NI SAN

Acupuncture:
PC 6 spread LV qi, reg MJ, stop vomit, calm HT & shen
SP 4 reg SP & ST
LV 13 reg LV & SP, str SP
R 12
LV 3 & GB 34 reg LV qi, harmonize LV & ST
LI 4 qi stagnation in MJ
SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

Spleen & Stomach Qi/Yang Deficiency
Features:
-chronic, intermittent N/V after eating; food is "stuck;" better with warm, easy-to-digest foods, worse with cold, raw, hard-to-digest food. Worse in AM.
-SP qi xu s/sx
-SP yang xu s/sx
-T: pale, swollen, scalloped; coat thin->thick and greasy
-P: weak, thready; deep, tight, soggy or slippery

Formula:
LI ZHONG WAN

Acupuncture:
R 12 M
PC 6
ST 36 M warm, str SP/ST, stop N/V
SP 4
UB 30
R 4 M tonify yang
SP/ST
Vomiting & Nausea
ou tu & e xin:

Stomach Yin Deficiency
May require 6-9 mos. of Tx

Features:
-chronic, recurrent, persistant mild N/V, dry retching, relieved in AM with food
-vague, dull, burning epigastric pain
-mild yin xu s/sx
-T: slightly red, dry, little->no coat, mirror, or cracks
-P: thready, rapid

Formula:
MAI MEN DONG TANG

Acupuncture:
R 12
PC 6
ST 36
SP 4
UB 20
UB 21
Kd 9 xi pt of yin wei mai, with PC 6 can direct ST qi down