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Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Large Intestine Blood Stagnation


Large Intestine Blood Stagnation - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (2) acupuncture points may be useful for large intestine blood stagnation. 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.)




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The following (1) TCM Herbal Formula May Be Useful For Large Intestine Blood Stagnation

Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Wan

  • Rhubarb and Moutan Combination
    • Breaks up heat, moves blood stagnation and reduces swelling, release through the bowels - appendicitis, lower abdominal distension with pain, intestinal abscesses, hemorrhoids.
    • Post surgical infections, particularly in the colon and/or lower warmer.
    • Pelvic inflammatory disease.
    • Groin pain relieved by flexing hip and without urinary difficulty (but with symptoms similar to a UTI).
  • Drain Downward
  • Purge Heat Accumulation
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Avoid during pregnancy.
    • As this formula will cause looser stools use with caution in deficient and/or elderly patients.
    • Used for general appendicitis - avoid in infant appendicitis, or appendicitis with necrosis, peritonitis and/or parasites.

Large Intestine Blood Stagnation - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of large intestine blood stagnation 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 2 conditions may arise from large intestine blood stagnation . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.




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