Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Phlegm Misting the Heart

Phlegm Misting the Heart - Basics

Phlegm signs w/o heat, mental confusion, unconsciousness, rattling sound in the throat, asphasia, vomiting.

Thick greasy coat.


Phlegm Misting the Heart - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (9) acupuncture points may be useful for phlegm misting the heart. 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.)

Phlegm Misting the Heart - Formulas From Our Store

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

Phlegm Misting the Heart - Questions

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Phlegm Misting the Heart - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (2) chinese herbs may be useful for phlegm misting the heart. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.

The following (2) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Phlegm Misting the Heart

Hui Chun Wan

  • Recovery Special Pill
  • Most often used for childhood convulsions (possibly with wheezing, nausea, nighttime crying, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive mucus/saliva) or other conditions that involve fever, impaired or loss of consciousness, irritability, restlessness such as seizure disorders, meningitis, measles, and gastroenteritis among others.

  • Open the Orifices
  • Clear Heat and Open The Orifices

Wen Dan Wan

  • Warm the Gallbladder Formula
    • Anxiety, depression, insomnia, and other shen disturbances caused by phlegm misting the mind.
    • Seizures, convulsions or other types of involuntary muscle contractions that are caused by phlegm and heat.
    • Nausea, vomitting, abdominal discomfort resulting from disharmony of the stomach and gallbladder/liver.
    • Vertigo, dizziness or light-headedness.
  • Treat Phlegm
  • Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm
  • Cautions
    • Use with caution with patients that present with yin or blood deficiency.

Phlegm Misting the Heart - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of phlegm misting the heart 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 2 conditions may arise from phlegm misting the heart . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Amnesia¤ Heart Yin Deficiency 
Stuttering¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Wind 

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