Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Liver Disease

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Liver Disease - Basics

Below are alternative and natural treatment options for liver disease such as—but not limited to—Hepatitis B and C (inflammation of the liver), Cirrhosis (scarring of the liver due to chronic injury or disease), Alagille Syndrome (a condition characterized by the build up of bile in the liver), and others. Within this section you will find commonly used acupuncture and acupressure points, appropriate herbal formulas and a variety of information from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) perspectives to aid in the treatment of liver disease.

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Da Bu Gan Wan (Major Liver Nutrition Pills)

Clinical Usages

  • Brittle nails, yellowing of the skin (jaundice).
  • Abdominal cramping, distension or pain in the hypochrondia due to liver qi stangation
  • Fatty liver, hepatitis and other liver diseases. 

    Clinical Categorization

    Gan Bing Zhi Ben Wan (Liver Disease Recovery Pills)

    Clinical Usages

    • Irritibility or easily prone to outburts or anger.
    • Liver disease such as hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty liver.
    • Jaundice - yellowing of the skin, brittle nails, pale complexion.

      Clinical Categorization

      Cautions

        • Ovoid foods and drugs that tax the liver such as coffee, alcohol, fried foods, etc.
        • Use with caution during pregnancy.

          Ping Gan Liu Qi Yin Wan (Dang Gui And Pinellia Combination)

          Clinical Usages

          • Liver qi stagnation with blood deficiency heat - signs of heat, red eyes, possibly anxiety and/or irritability, etc. along with digestive issues such as gastritis, cirrhosis, cholecystitis, hernia.
          • Lymphedema from stagnation and deficiency.
          • Fibrocystic breasts.

            Clinical Categorization

            Cautions

            • Use with caution with pregnancy.

              Yi Guan Jian Wan (Linking Decoction)

              Clinical Usages

              • GI issues from yin deficiency (liver and kidney) with liver qi stagnation leading to stomach yin issues - gastritis, ulcers, reflux, bloating.
              • The underlying factors lead to dryness of the blood, that coupled with liver qi stagnation and yin deficiency may lead to PMS, inosmnia, etc.
              • With the right underlying factors useful for a range of liver conditions - hepatitis, fatty liver.
              • Essential hypertension, preeclampsia.

                Clinical Categorization

                Yin Chen Hao Wan (Artemisiae Scopariae Decoction)

                Clinical Usages

                • Used for a range of liver, gallbladder and pancreatic disorders arising from damp heat.  Symptoms such as jaundice, urinary difficulty, nausea, bloating and more.
                • Western conditions could be cirrhosis, gallbladder disease, alcohol toxicity and more.
                • May involve other psychiatric conditions as well such as manic depression, anger outbursts, etc.

                  Clinical Categorization

                  Cautions

                    • Avoid in pregnancy.
                    • Avoid with yin jaundice (jaundice with absense of heat signs, feeling cold, no redness in tongue).

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