Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

Below you will find theoretical and clinical applications information related to liver and gallbladder damp heat. We have created associations based on clinical experience that lead to possible treatment approaches with acupuncture points, individual herbs, TCM formulas, and more.

Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat - Basics

Chest a/or hypochondriac pain/distention, jaundice, fever, bitter taste in the mouth, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, swelling a/or itching of the genitals.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red w/yellow sticky coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Slippery, wiry, rapid.

Pulse Dx

12 Points Are Empirically Important For Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

3 TCM Herbs Are Empirically Important For Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

The following 12 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

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    Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat - Formulas From Our Store

    The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating liver and gallbladder damp heat. For a complete list from our store with more details see our liver and gallbladder damp heat formula section.

    Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of liver and gallbladder damp heat 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 40 conditions may arise from liver and gallbladder damp heat . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Alcoholic Liver Disease· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat 
    Alcoholism· Spleen Qi Deficiency 
    Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)· Liver Wind · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat 
    Chronic Cholecystitis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Liver Blood Stagnation 
    Coma· Liver Fire · Liver Wind · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Shen Disturbance 
    Cystitis· Liver Fire · Bladder Damp Heat 
    Dermatitis· Liver Wind · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Eczema· Liver Wind · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Epilepsy (Seizure)· Liver Yang Rising · Liver Wind · Kidney Qi Deficiency 
    Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Liver Blood Stagnation 
    Gastritis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Dampness · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Gastroenteritis· Stomach Dampness · Stomach Cold 
    Gingivitis· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency 
    Gonorrhea· Kidney Yang Deficiency · Bladder Damp Heat 
    Hepatitis (B or C)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Herpes· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Wind · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Hypercortisolism· Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Hypochondriac Pain· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction)· Liver Qi Stagnation · Heart Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency 
    Insomnia· Liver Fire · Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency 
    Leukemia· Liver Blood Deficiency · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Large Intestine Damp Heat · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Leukorrhea· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Morning Sickness· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp · Stomach Cold · Stomach Rebellious Qi 
    Mumps· Liver Wind · Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat 
    Pancreatic Cancer· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Pancreatitis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Peptic Ulcer· Stomach Fire · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Blood Stagnation 
    Prostatitis· Kidney Yang Deficiency 
    Pyelonephritis· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Kidney Yin Deficiency 
    Raynaud's Disease· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Blood Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)· Liver Fire · Liver Wind · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Sciatica· Liver Wind · Liver Blood Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency 
    Scleroderma· Liver Wind · Liver Blood Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Spermatorrhea· Liver Fire · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Thyroiditis· Liver Fire · Spleen Yang Deficiency 
    Tonsillitis· Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Toothache· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Fire · Shen Disturbance · Heat in the Blood 
    Tremor· Liver Wind · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 
    Trigeminal Neuralgia· Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Stomach Fire · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)· Bladder Damp Heat 

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