Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Lung Dryness

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

Lung Dryness - Basics

Not as severe as LU Yin Deficiency, dry cough, dry throat, hoarseness, dry skin.

Tongue Diagnosis

Dry.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Empty, possibly Floating.

Pulse Dx

3 Points Are Empirically Important For Lung Dryness

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Lung Dryness

The following 2 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Lung Dryness

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    Lung Dryness - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of lung dryness 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 4 conditions may arise from lung dryness . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Bronchiectasis· Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat 
    Cough· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency 
    Tracheobronchitis· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat 
    Wheezing (Dyspnea)· Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Lung Qi Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency 

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