Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Dysentary
What Is Dysentary?
Dysentary - Basics
Dysentery is an inflammatory disorder of the intestine/colon that results in severe diarrhea containing mucus, fecal blood, abdominal pain, and rectal tenesmus.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Dysentary.
What Patterns Are Related To Dysentary?
Dysentary - Diagnostic Patterns
The Chinese Medicine treatment of dysentary 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 dysentary:Large Intestine ColdLarge Intestine Damp HeatSpleen Invasion - Cold DampSpleen and Stomach Damp HeatStomach ColdStomach DampnessStomach Qi Deficiency
Related Posts From Our Blog
Blog Posts Where Dysentary Is Discussed
- The Inner Workings of Herb-Partitioned Moxibustion For Crohn's Disease
Blog Posts Concerning Research
- Widely Used Chinese Herbal Medicine Formula for IBS and Crohn's - Mechanisms Explored (Study)
- PC 6 Aids Short Term Stress Induced Memory Loss
- Individualized Acupuncture Found Beneficial for Gulf War Illness (Study)
- Exploring the "how" of acupuncture - infrared radiation spectrum to illustrate point activity
- Understanding How Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan Help With Depression in Epilepsy Patients (Study)
- Chinese Herb, Sweetflag Rhizome, Found Protective Against Alzheimer's and Neurodegeneration
- Electroacupuncture for Knee Osteoarthritis Found Effective - High Intensity Better Than Low
- Study Explores Anti-Asthmatic Effects Of Moxibustion
- Coffee, Tea, and Acupuncture for Pain - They May Not Mix
7 Points Are Empirically Important For Dysentary
6 TCM Herbs Are Potentially Used With Dysentary
Formulas and Products @ Our Store Associated With Dysentary
The Following (2)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Dysentary
Huang Lian Jie Du Wan (Coptis Decoction To Relieve Toxicity)
- Clears fire toxins (damp heat, toxic heat, fire) from all three jiaos - formula has an antibiotic function which has a broad range of uses in conditions arising from damp heat in the body. Acute bacterial infections, dystentary, fever (of unknown origin), acute bronchitis, acute conjunctivitis, UTI.
- Hypertension when it arises from fire/toxic heat.
- A range of skin issues - boils, acne, mastitis, pyogenic skin infections, gingivitis.
- Disorders of the middle jiao - hepatitis (particularly acute infectious), jaundice, H-pylori, gastritis.
- Arrest bleeding in reckless bleeding from heat.
- Gu syndrome conditions with the right underyling factors - IBS, Lyme, other inflammatory conditions.
- Generally only used for acute situations, rarely taken for longer than 15-20 days. For longer use watch for signs of damage to the spleen system in TCM terms.
- Avoid in patients with Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency. G6PD is an inherited condition usually occurring in males, more commonly in those of African and Mediterranean descent. Triggers include infections, stress, fava beans, aspirin, and other drugs. When symptoms are triggered, they include fever, dark urine, abdominal and back pain, fatigue, and pale skin. Most people recover in a few days without treatment, but avoiding relapses is important.
Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan (Immortals Formula For Sustaining Life)
- Generally for short-term use with early stage heat toxins - sores, carbuncles, boils, styes, acne. Swollen and painful skin lesions with other heat signs (chills/fever).
- Breast abscesses, mastitis.
- Uses for rheumatoid arthritis and/or psoriasis with the right underlying diagnosis.
- Internal abscesses from blood stasis.
- Generally not for long-term use.
- Use with caution with spleen qi deficiency.
- Avoid with yin fire.
Where Do I Go Next?
Recent Questions From Our Forum...
Have questions about dysentary? Or want to discuss treatment techniques? You may reach us and our community of practitioners by using our forums
- Corona Virus and western medicine
- Varicocele grade 3
- Trapped wind and bloating
- Neuropathy blend
- Chinese Medicine Lifestyle And Herbal Approaches To The Coronavirus - discussion (2020-03-26 03:26:29am)
- CTEPH-Chronic clots causing pulmonary hypertension
- Compromised immune system
- Purulent tooth root
- Iron Deficiency or Iron Overload
- Chronic Vaginal Discharge