Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Vomiting
What Patterns Are Related To Vomiting?
Vomiting - Diagnostic Patterns
The Chinese Medicine treatment of vomiting 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 vomiting:Blood StagnationLiver Attacking the SpleenPhlegm StagnationSpleen and Stomach Damp HeatStomach ColdStomach FireStomach Food StagnationStomach Yin Deficiency
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Formulas and Products @ Our Store Associated With Vomiting
The Following (3)Formulas TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Vomiting
Er Chen Wan (Two Aged Herbs)
- The primary base formula to resolve phlegm damp, particularly in the lungs and GI system - cough (with white mucus), plugged ears, sinus blockage - along with GI symptoms of nausea, vomiting.
- Upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, emphysema, COPD - when arising from phlegm damp.
- Phlegm accumulation in the head symptoms such as dizziness, insomnia, meniere's disease, alcohol hangover.
- Cysts from phlegm accumulation - fibroids, breast cyst, ovarian cyst, thryoid cysts, goiter.
- Avoid in patients with yin deficiency - i.e. cough from dryness.
Fu Zi Li Zhong Wan (Aconite Regulate Middle Pills)
- Spleen yang deficiency resulting in coldness of the limbs and/or interior, borborygmus, and possible loose stools or diarrhea.
- Feeling full even with small amounts of food, bloating, epigastric/abdominal pain, possible decrease in appetite.
- Vomitting and nausea especially if it occurs shortly after eating.
Yue Ju Wan (Escape Restraint Pill)
- 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.
- Generally should be avoided in cases where the issues are arising from predominately deficiency syndromes (weakness, loose stools, no appetite).
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