Theory

Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Phlegm Fire


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).

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

Full, slippery




Phlegm Fire - Formulas From Our Store

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


Phlegm Fire - Questions

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The following (2) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Phlegm Fire

Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin Wan

  • Immortals Formula For Sustaining Life
    • Generally for short-term use with early stage heat toxins - sores, carbuncles, boils, styes, acne. ¬†Swollen and painful skin lesions with other heat signs (chills/fever).¬†
    • Breast abscesses, mastitis.
    • Uses for rheumatoid arthritis and/or psoriasis with the right underlying diagnosis.
    • Internal abscesses from blood stasis.
  • Clear Heat
  • Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity
  • Cautions
    • Generally not for long-term use.
    • Use with caution with spleen qi deficiency.
    • Avoid with yin fire.

Phlegm Fire - Conditions and Possibilities

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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