Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease) - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

The Chinese Medicine treatment of urinary disorders (lin disease) 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).

Below are alternative and natural treatment options for urinary disorders such as—but not limited to—Urinary Incontinence (inability to control bladder), Urinary Retention (inability to properly empty bladder), Interstitial Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (a condition characterized by urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate gland in men), 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 urinary disorders.

The following Acupuncture Treatment Protocols May Be Used With Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)


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 urinary disorders (lin disease):

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


The following (12) acupuncture points may be useful for urinary disorders (lin disease). 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 (15) Chinese herbs currently associated with urinary disorders (lin disease). Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for urinary disorders (lin disease). For the most part treatment would be decided by the presenting TCM patterns and with formulas such as those listed in the next section.

TCM Herbal Formulas That May Be Useful For Urinary Disorders (Lin Disease)

TCM FormulaClinical Functions
Qian Lie Shu Wan

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San Jin Wan

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Wu Lin San Wan

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Wu Ling San Wan

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