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

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).

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.


There are no acupuncture treatment protocols associated at this time.



There are no tongren treatment protocols associated at this time.


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The following herbal formulas from our store are potentially useful for dysentary:

Connections coming soon, for now please use our stores formulas by conditions page.


The following (5) acupuncture points may be useful for dysentary. 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.)



There are (6) Chinese herbs currently associated with dysentary. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for dysentary. For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.

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