Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Cancer - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

Cancer - Basics

Cancer occurs when cells develop abnormal growth cycles and extra cells build up to create a mass of malignant tissue, called a tumor. These cancerous cells can spread to other organs—a process called metastasis—by breaking away from the original source and entering the bloodstream or lymphatic system. Cancer is the result of a change in the genes that control cell growth and death, and may be linked to certain hereditary conditions or lifestyle factors.

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

Cancer - Formulas From Our Store

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

Cancer - Questions

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Using our forums our staff and our community may offer guidance with regards to the treatment of cancer.

Cancer - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (4) acupuncture points may be useful for cancer. 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.)

Cancer - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (1) chinese herb may be useful for cancer. 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 (1) Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Cancer

Yunnan Baiyao

  • White Powder from Yun Nan
    • Internal and external uses for bleeding.
    • Internally may be used for issues such as heavy menstruation, internal bleeding from cancer.
    • May also be internally in conjunction with external applications - gun shot wounds, surgical issues.
    • Externally may be applied to any cuts, scrapes, wounds, etc.
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Use only under direct supervision in pregnancy.  Generally avoid during pregnancy.

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