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Melancholia
depression of qi which leads to stagnation of blood
Causes of Melancholia
1. depression of the qi in the liver
2. transformation fo depressed qi into fire
3. stagnation of phlegm
4. insufficiency of blood
Symptoms of depression of the qi in the liver
Liver qi stagnation symptoms
symptoms of transformation of depressed qi into fire
Liver fire symptoms
symptoms of stagnation of phlegm
cheif complaint of mental problems
symptoms of insufficiency of blood
heart symptoms
sudden aphonia
Treatment principle for depression of the qi in the liver
soothe the liver, strengthen the spleen and harmonize the stomach
treatment principle for depressed qi into fire
dispel the fire from the liver and strengthen the stomach function
treatment principle for stagnation of phlegm
soothe the liver, remove the depression, regulate the flow of qi and resolve phlegm
treatment principle for insuficiency of blood
nourish blood, soothe the liver and refresh and tranquilize the mind
Prescription for depression of qi in the liver
UB18, Ren17, Ren12, St36, Sp4, Liv3
Prescription for Transformation of depressed qi into fire
Ren13, SJ6, GB34, Liv2, GB43
add: YinTang
Prescription for stagnation of phlegm
Ren22, Ren17, PC6, St40, Liv3
Prescription or insuficiency of blood
Ren14, Ht7, Sp6, Liv3
TaiYang headache
back of head
Yangming headache
front of head (sinus headache)
Shaoyang headache
side of head
Taiyin headache
head feels very heavy
pain is like a band or a beld around the head
Jueyin headache
top of head
Shaoyin
inside of head
dull headache
hard to describe where the pain is, feels like its all over or inside
Causes of Headache
1. invasion of pathogenic wind into the meridains and collaterals
2. upsurge of Liver-Yang
3. Deficiency of both qi and blood
symptoms of headache due to invasion of wind
occurs on exposure to wind
violent boring and fixed pain
symptoms of headache due to upsurge of liver-yang
severe pain on the temples
flushed face
symptoms of headache due to qi and blood xu
lingering headache
dizziness
blurred vision
pain relieved by warmth and aggravated by cold
Treatment principle for headache due to invasion of wind
dispel the wind, remove obstruction in the meridians and collaterals, regulate the qi and blood and check the pain.
Treatment principle for headache due to upsurge o liver yang
pacify the liver yang
Treatment principle for headache due to qi and blood xu
tonify and regulate circulation of qi and blood promoting the clear qi to ascend and the turbid qi to descend
Prescription for Taiyang headache
GB20, UB60, SI3
Prescription for Yangming headache
St8, Yintang, Du23, LI4, St44
Prescription for Shaoyang headache
Taiyang, GB8, SJ5, GB41
Prescription for Jueyin headache
Du20, SI3, UB67, Liv3
Prescription for Shaoyin headache
Du20, Du16, SI3, UB67, Kid3, Ht7
Prescription for headache due to upsurge of liver yang
GB20, Du20, GB5, GB43, Liv2
Prescription for headache due to qi and blood xu
Du20, Ren6, UB18, UB20, UB23, St36
Facial pain
onset is abrupt like an electric shock, and the pain is cutting, burning and intolerable. In most cases it starts after middle age in women.
Causes of Facial Pain
1. invasion by pathogenic wind and cold
2. excessive fire in the liver and stomach
3. yin xu and excessive fire
Treatment principle for facial pain due to wind cold
promote the circulation of qi and blood in the diseased area
treatment principle for facial pain due to excessive fire in the liver and stomach
bring down the fire with reducing method
treatment principle for facial pain due to yin xu and excessive fire
nourish the yin and dissipate the fire
Prescription for facial pain at supraorbital region
GB14, Taiyang, UB2, SJ5
Prescription for facial pain at mandibular region
St7, St6, St5, Jiachengjiang, LI4
Prescription for facial pain at maxillary region
St2, SI18, LI20, LI4
Prescription for wind and cold
add GB20
Prescription for excessive fire in the liver and stomach
Liv3, St44
Prescription for yin xu and excessive fire
Kid6, Sp6, Kid2
Cause of Deviation of the Eye and Mouth
due to paralysis of the facial muscle caused by the attack of pahtogenic wind and cold on Yangming and Shaoyang Meridians.
Treatment Principle for deviation of the eye and mouth
eliminate wind and remove the obstruction of meridians.
Prescription for deviation of the eye and mouth
SJ17, GB14, Taiyang, SI18, St7, St4, St6, LI4

LI4 is the main pt used to treat

Tinnitus use GB2
Causes of Pain in the Hypochondriac Region
1. Excess
Stagnation of Qi
Stagnation of blood
2. Deficiency type
Treatment principle for excess type hypochondriac pain
remove the stagnation of liver qi and the obstruction in the collaterals
Treatment principle for deficiency type hypochondriac pain
nourish essence and blood, invigorate circulation of qi and relieve pain.
Prescription for excess type hypochondriac pain
Liv14, SJ6, GB34

Stagnation of qi: Liv3, GB40
Stagnation of blood: UB17, UB18

SJ6 - emperical pt for hypochondriac pain
Prescription for deficiency type hypochondriac pain
Liv14, UB18, UB23, St36, Sp6, Liv3