The Chinese Medicine treatment of ulcerative colitis 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 ulcerative colitis:
The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating ulcerative colitis. For a complete list from our store with more details see our ulcerative colitis formula section.
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Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)