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

The Chinese Medicine treatment of vertigo 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).

Vertigo, or dizziness, is the sensation of spinning or unsteadiness. This sensation can be mild and last for a few moments, or can be debilitating and the sign of a larger health issue.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for dizziness.

The following Acupuncture Treatment Protocols May Be Used With Vertigo


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 vertigo:

Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan
Suan Zao Ren Tang Wan

The following (0) acupuncture points may be useful for vertigo. 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 no associated points at this time.



There are (3) Chinese herbs currently associated with vertigo. Generally speaking you will not choose herbs this way, but this serves as a clinical reminder of some of the empirical herbs for vertigo. 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 Vertigo

TCM FormulaClinical Functions
Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan

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Suan Zao Ren Tang Pian

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