Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp

Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp - Basics

Poor appetite, chest a/or epigastric oppression, sensation of cold in the abdomen which feels better with the application of heat, heavy head a/or body, lack of thirst, loose stools.

Thick sticky white coat.

Slippery, slow.

Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (1) acupuncture point may be useful for spleen invasion - cold damp. 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.)

Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp - Formulas From Our Store

The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating spleen invasion - cold damp. For a complete list from our store with more details see our spleen invasion - cold damp formula section.

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The following (2) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp

Er Chen Wan

  • Two Aged Herbs
    • The primary base formula to resolve phlegm damp, particularly in the lungs and GI system - cough (with white mucus), plugged ears, sinus blockage - along with GI symptoms of nausea, vomiting.
    • Upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, emphysema, COPD - when arising from phlegm damp.
    • Phlegm accumulation in the head symptoms such as dizziness, insomnia, meniere's disease, alcohol hangover.
    • Cysts from phlegm accumulation - fibroids, breast cyst, ovarian cyst, thryoid cysts, goiter. 
  • Treat Phlegm
  • Dry Dampness and Expel Phlegm
  • Cautions
    • Avoid in patients with yin deficiency - i.e. cough from dryness.

Juan Bi Wan

  • Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction
    • Wind-cold-damp bi syndromes in qi deficient patients - joint pain possibly with heaviness of the limbs that generally improves with movement.  Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis.  With wind-cold-damp patterns other inflammatory conditions such as fibromyalgia.
    • Atrophy from qi and blood stagnation - stroke recovery.
  • Expel Dampness
  • Dispel Wind-Dampness

Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of spleen invasion - cold damp 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 6 conditions may arise from spleen invasion - cold damp . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

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