Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Liver Blood Stagnation

Liver Blood Stagnation - Basics

Abdominal pain, palpable masses in the abdomen, irregular a/or painful menstruation possible with dark clots, purple nails, purple lips.

Purple, possibly w/purple spots.


Liver Blood Stagnation - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (6) acupuncture points may be useful for liver 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.)

Liver Blood Stagnation - Formulas From Our Store

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

Liver Blood Stagnation - Questions

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The following (3) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Liver Blood Stagnation

Si Wu Tang Wan

Xue Fu Zhu Yu Wan

  • Blood Stasis Relief Pills
    • Qi and Blood stagnation - pain, cardiovascular issues, physical organ issues.
    • Coronary artery disease, angina and other cardiovascular issues.
    • Hepatitis and other liver function issues.
    • Migraines, headaches, neuralgia from most causes.
    • A range of menstrual issues including dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, fibroids - particularly with pain and/or bleeding.
    • Certain diagnostic types of psychological illness, schizophrenia, bipolar, chronic depression, etc.
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Cautions
  • Pregnancy
    • Avoid during pregnancy.
    • Avoid with heavy menstrual bleeding.
    • Use only under direction if you are taking blood thinners.
    • Generally not for long term use.

Liver Blood Stagnation - Conditions and Possibilities

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

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