Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Lung Yin Deficiency

Lung Yin Deficiency - Basics

Dry cough possibly w/blood tinged sputum, dry throat a/or mouth, hoarseness, night sweats, mallor flush.

Red, no coat, probably peeled, horizontal cracks in the LU area possible.

Thin, rapid or Floating, empty.

Lung Yin Deficiency - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (2) acupuncture points may be useful for lung yin 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.)

Lung Yin Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

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

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Lung Yin Deficiency - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (3) chinese herbs may be useful for lung yin deficiency. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.

The following (4) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Lung Yin Deficiency

Bai He Gu Jin Wan

  • Lily Bulb to Preserve the Metal
  • For lung and kidney yin deficiency with signs such as dry cough, possibly with blood streaked sputum, dry and sore throat, heat in the five palms, nightsweats, wheezing.

    The Pulse will be thin and rapid and the Tongue will be red with little coating.

  • Treat Dryness
  • Enrich the Yin and Moisten Dryness

Gu Ben Wan

Sheng Mai San Wan

Sheng Mai Yin Wan

Lung Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of lung yin 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 7 conditions may arise from lung yin deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

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