Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Heart Qi Deficiency

Heart Qi Deficiency - Basics

Palpitations on exertion, spontaneous sweating, fatigue.

Pale, possibly a midline crack down to the tip.


Heart Qi Deficiency - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (4) acupuncture points may be useful for heart qi deficiency. 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.)

Heart Qi Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating heart qi deficiency. For a complete list from our store with more details see our heart qi deficiency formula section.

Heart Qi Deficiency - Questions

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The following (3) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Heart Qi Deficiency

Sheng Mai San Wan

Sheng Mai Yin Wan

  • Replenish Pulse Pills
    • Dry mouth, dry skin, dark or scanty urine from yin and fluid deficiency.
    • Fatigue, shortness of breath, and spontaneous sweating.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi
  • Cautions
    • Use with caution for patients that present with heat signs.

Shi Quan Da Bu Wan

Heart Qi Deficiency - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of heart qi deficiency generally involves being certain that this pattern is the proper diagnosis. Each pattern may have multiple conditions and each condition may arise from one or more patterns (see treating the cause and not the symptoms).

The following 15 conditions may arise from heart qi deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Anemia¤ Liver Blood Deficiency ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Angina¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Arrhythmia (Palpitations)¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Cardiomyopathy (Dilated)¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Blood Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Congestive Heart Failure¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Coronary Artery Disease¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Heart Yang Collapse ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Diabetes Type II¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Forgetfulness¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Jing Deficiency ¤ Phlegm Stagnation 
Heat Stroke¤ Liver Wind ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Shen Disturbance 
Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency 
Insomnia¤ Liver Fire ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Heart Fire ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency 
Myocardial Infarction¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Neurasthenia¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Liver Fire ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency 
Palpitations¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Heart Blood Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency 

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