Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Phlegm Fire

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

Phlegm Fire - Basics

More serious than HT Fire, mental confusion, lack of mental clarity, palpitations, restlessness, incoherent speech, rash behavior, tendency towards hitting a/or scolding people, uncontrollable laughter a/or crying, manic depression, asphasia (in extreme cases).

Tongue Diagnosis

Red w/yellow greasy coat, possibly red points on tip a/or a deep midline crack running to the tip.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Full, slippery

Pulse Dx

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Phlegm Fire

The following 3 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Phlegm Fire




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    Phlegm Fire - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of phlegm fire 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 1 conditions may arise from phlegm fire . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Chest Pain· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Cold Stagnation · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 

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