Abdominal pain indicates pain in the abdominal area which extends from your rib line down to your groin. Pain within this area can arise by stomach issues as well as problems within any of the other organs in the abdominal cavity. People may experience mild or severe pain and this can indicate any number of health issues.
There are (29) Chinese herbs currently associated with abdominal pain. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for abdominal pain. For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.
TCM Herbal Formulas That May Be Useful For Abdominal Pain
Generally used with roundworms - abdominal pain, irritability, stifled chest w/heat, vomiting after eating, cold hands and/or feet. Roundworms may be observed in vomit.
Also has a broader application in chronic diarrhea, IBS, or other digestive disorders characterized by both heat and cold. Symptoms may be chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain (often that is better w/heat).
With parasites the tongue and pulse are less critical, with chronic conditions the Tongue may be red with a white coating.