Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Liver Blood Deficiency

Liver Blood Deficiency - Basics

Numbness in the extremities, tics, tremors, dizziness, blurred vision, floaters, insomnia, dry skin/hair, scanty or lack of menstruation.

Pale, thin, dry.

Thin, choppy.

Liver Blood Deficiency - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (1) acupuncture point may be useful for liver blood 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.)

Liver Blood Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

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

Liver Blood Deficiency - Questions

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The following (12) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Liver Blood Deficiency

An Shen Bu Xin Wan

Ba Zhen Wan

  • Eight Treasure Combination
  • Pale complexion, fatigue, low stamina, light headedness, vertigo, palpitations (may be frequent), anxiety, poor appetite, reduced energy for speaking.

    The Pulse will be thin and frail or large and weak and the Tongue will be pale with a white coat.

  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi and Blood

Du Huo Ji Sheng Wan

Jiao Ai Wan

  • Ass-Hide Gelatin and Mugwort Formula
  • This formula is generally a tonifying agent with herbs to invigorate the blood it is used for excessive menstruation, excessive spotting between periods or bleeding during pregnancy.  Other uses would be uterine bleeding and restless fetus syndrome.

    The Tongue is generally pale with a thin white coat and the Pulse will be thin and frail.

  • Stop Bleeding
  • Tonify and Stop Bleeding
  • Cautions
    • Avoid in cases of beng lou (flooding and spotting) when caused by heat or accompanied with strong heat signs.

Ming Mu Di Huang Wan

Ren Shen Shou Wu Wan

Shou Wu Wan

Si Wu Tang Wan

Wu Ji Bai Feng Wan

Xiao Yao Wan

  • Free and Easy Wanderer
  • Depression, anxiety, Headache, vertigo, hypochondriac pain, fatigue, poor appetite, bitter taste in the mouth.  In women - PMS, breast distention, irregular menstruation, fertility issues.

    The Pulse will be wiry and deficient and the Tongue will be pale-red/purplish.

  • Harmonize
  • Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen

Liver Blood Deficiency - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of liver blood 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 9 conditions may arise from liver blood deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

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