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Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Yang Seizures
Features:
-grand mal: prodrome, aura, tonic, clonic, recovery
T: greasy white or yellow
P: wiry and rapid, or wiry and slippery

Clear, transform phlegm
Extinguish wind, stop seizures

Formula:
DING XIAN WAN

Acupuncture:
Du 12
GB 13
R 14
St 40
Lv 3
Du 20
Kd 6 (PM)
UB 62 (AM)

*grand mal seizures
Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Yin Seizure
Features:
-dark, sallow face; icy cold extremities, eyes half open, LOC, drooling, little to no cry
-absences
T: pale; thick, greasy, white coat
P: deep, thready or deep and slow

Warm yang, eliminate phlegm
Soothe qi, stop seizures

Formula:
DING XIAN WAN

Acupuncture:
Du 12
GB 13
R 14
St 40
Lv 3
Du 20
Kd 6 (PM)
UB 62 (AM)

*petit mal and partial seizures
Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Spleen Deficiency with Phlegm
Features:
-long hx of seizures or epilepsy meds
-lethargy, fatigue, emaciation
-SP qi xu s/sx
T: pale, greasy white coat
P: soft and slippery or thready, wiry and slippery

Strengthen Spleen, Transform Phlegm

Formula:
LIU JUN ZI TANG

Acupuncture:
Ht 5 +
St 40 +M
Du 20 M
si shen cong
GB 34
Sp 6 +M
Du 8 +M
St 36 +M
R 12 +M
Du 26
UB 23 +M

*chronic epilepsy
Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Liver Fire with Phlegm Heat
Features:
-emo induced
-LV qi s/sx
T: red, yellow coat
P: wiry, rapid

Purge Liver fire, transform Phlegm

Formula:
LONG DAN XIE GAN TANG
DI TAN TANG

Acupuncture:
Du 26
Du 12
GB 13
Du 20
P 8
R 14
St 40
Lv 3
Lv 2
si shen cong
UB 18

*epilepsy, seizures, cerebral cysts or tumors
Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Liver and Kidney Yin Deficiency
Features:
-long hx of seizures
-vague, trance-like state
-dark complexion
-Lv and Kd yin xu s/sx
T: red with little or no coat
P: thready and rapid

Nourish and tonify Liver and Kidney

Formula:
DA BU YUAN JIAN

Acupuncture:
Kd 3 +
Lv 3 +
R 4
Kd 6
an mian
si shen cong
UB 23, 18 +

*chronic epilepsy
Liver
Epilepsy
dian xian:

Blood Stagnation
Features:
-hx of trauma
-irritability, anger, depression, mood swings
-stasis s/sx
T: dark, purple with stasis spots; thin white coat
P: choppy or wiry and thready

Invigorate blood, break up stasis, soothe qi

Formula:
XUE FU ZHU YU TANG

Acupuncture:
ah shi pain pts on head
LI 4
UB 17
Sp 6
Lv 4
Lv 3
SI 6
si shen cong

*acute or chronic epilepsy
Liver
Convulsions
jing bing:

Acute Febrile Convulsion
Formulas:
ZI XUE DAN (short-term, til pt is stable)

XIAO ER HUI CHUN DAN (for kids)