Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Liver Wind

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

Liver Wind - Basics

Can come from LV Blood Deficiency, LV Yang Rising or from Internal heat (discussed here), muscle spasms, convulsions, high fever, fairly serious condition.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red, stiff w/thick yellow coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Wiry, rapid, full.

Pulse Dx

24 Points Are Empirically Important For Liver Wind

3 TCM Herbs Are Empirically Important For Liver Wind

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Liver Wind

The following 7 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Liver Wind

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    Liver Wind - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of liver wind 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 30 conditions may arise from liver wind . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Athetosis· Kidney Jing Deficiency 
    Athlete's Foot (Tinea Pedis)· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat 
    Blepharitis· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat 
    Blepharospasm· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat 
    Coma· Liver Fire · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Shen Disturbance 
    Convulsions· Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Heart Blood Stagnation · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Dermatitis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Dizziness (Vertigo)· Liver Fire · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Eczema· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Heat in the Blood 
    Epilepsy (Seizure)· Liver Yang Rising · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Qi Deficiency 
    Furuncles (Boils)· Heat in the Blood 
    Gout· Liver Blood Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Cold Stagnation 
    Headache· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Yang Rising · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Heat Stroke· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Shen Disturbance 
    Hemiplegia· Blood Stagnation 
    Herpes· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)· Liver Fire · Liver Yang Rising · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Meniere's Disease· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Yang Rising · Spleen Qi Deficiency 
    Mumps· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat 
    Neuritis· Liver Qi Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Numbness· Liver Blood Deficiency · Heart Blood Deficiency · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Otitis Media· Stomach Blood Stagnation · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Parkinson's Disease (PD)· Liver Yang Rising · Liver Yin Deficiency · Kidney Jing Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Psoriasis· Blood Stagnation · Heat in the Blood 
    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)· Liver Fire · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Sciatica· Liver Blood Deficiency · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency 
    Scleroderma· Liver Blood Deficiency · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Stroke (CVA)· Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Stuttering· Heart Yin Deficiency · Phlegm Misting the Heart 
    Tremor· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency 

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