Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Peptic Ulcer

What Patterns Are Related To Peptic Ulcer?


Peptic Ulcer - Diagnostic Patterns

The Chinese Medicine treatment of peptic ulcer 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 peptic ulcer:

Blood StagnationLiver and Gallbladder Damp HeatStomach ColdStomach FireStomach Yin Deficiency

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Formulas and Products @ Our Store Associated With Peptic Ulcer

The Following (3)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Peptic Ulcer

Fu Fang Dan Shen Wan (Saliva Compound Pill)

Clinical Usages

  • For a range of stagnation issues in the stomach/epigastric/heart region - gastritis, epigastric pain, peptic ulcer disease.
  • A range of liver issues including hepatitis and cirrhosis.
  • For stasis of the chest (zhong bi syndrome).

    Clinical Categorization


      • Use with caution with patients who present with blood deficiency.

        Ping Wei Wan (Calm the Stomach Powder)

        Clinical Usages

        • Damp cold stagnation in the middle jiao - poor appetite, indigestion, gastritis, loose stools, heavy sensation of the limbs, fatigue.
        • Can be used to induce labor with appropriate underlying diagnoses.

          Clinical Categorization


          • Avoid in pregnancy and in yin deficient and/or blood deficient cases due to the warming and drying nature.

            Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)

            Clinical Usages

            • An important formula for plum pit qi and related issues arising from qi stagnation (from many factors) - an oppressive sensation in the chest and/or diaphgram, gerd, reflux, indigestion, nausea, belching with a fetid odor.
            • Gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, intercostal neuralgia, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis.
            • Infectious hepatitis.
            • Migraines when the underlying factor is that of stagnation.
            • Besides a range of digestive issues, the formula may be used for a wide range of psychiatric conditions including depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, etc. when the underlying factor is chiefly stagnation.

              Clinical Categorization


                • Generally should be avoided in cases where the issues are arising from predominately deficiency syndromes (weakness, loose stools, no appetite).

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