Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Basics

Amenorrhea is the loss or absence of a woman's menstrual cycle and is most commonly a symptom of another condition. Causes of amenorrhea include pregnancy, strenuous exercise, psychological stress, hormonal problems, and others.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Amenorrhea.

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of amenorrhea (absence of menstruation) generally involves arriving at the appropriate TCM diagnosis or pattern. This pattern within the individual is what treatment is based on not the general condition (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following patterns may represent the underlying contributing factors for the development of amenorrhea (absence of menstruation):

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Acupuncture Protocols

The treatment of conditions with acupuncture can be a complicated endeavor that should only be undertaken by individuals with a deep understanding of the underlying Chinese Medicine theory (and/or whatever system being used for treatment). There are many approaches, but generally speaking few viable approaches are involved on a point to condition basis. Rather using proper diagnostic procedures the patients diagnostic pattern is ascertained and that is what is treated. The protocols listed here exemplify some of these clinical approaches.

The following Acupuncture Treatment Protocols May Be Used With Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation)

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Formulas From Our Store

The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating amenorrhea (absence of menstruation). For a complete list from our store with more details see our amenorrhea (absence of menstruation) formula section.

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Questions

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Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (14) acupuncture points may be useful for amenorrhea (absence of menstruation). A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)

Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (17) chinese herbs may be useful for amenorrhea (absence of menstruation). In most cases, however, treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine is done with herbal formulas based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting herbs by function alone. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.

The following (4) Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation)

Ba Zhen Wan

  • Eight Treasure Combination
    • For recovery of qi and blood after acute trauma or accident
    • For frequent heavy┬ámenstrual cycles
    • Pale complexion, fatigue, dizziness from qi deficiency
    • Vertigo, palpitations, anxiety from blood deficiency
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi and Blood
  • Cautions
  • Do not confuse with Ba Zheng Wan

Er Xian Tang Wan

Si Wu Tang Wan

  • Four Substances Pills
    • The primary base formula for tonifying the blood and regulating menstruation in Chinese Medicine terms - irregular cycles, amenorrhea or long cycles.
    • Postpartum issues such as uterine bleeding when arising from blood deficiency.
    • General blood deficiency symptoms - dry skin, dry eyes, dry hair, anemia, calf cramping. ┬áCertain version of dermatitis, psoriasis and other skin conditions - diabetic ulcers, etc.
    • With the right underlying factors threatened miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy.
    • Fertility issues, endometriosis.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Blood
  • Cautions
    • Avoid during the early phases of a cold or flu.

Zuo Gui Wan

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