Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis - Stomach Fire

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

Stomach Fire - Basics

Constant hunger, painful, swollen a/or bleeding gums, regurgitation a/or vomiting likely after eating, burning sensation in the epigastrium, nausea, constipation.

Tongue Diagnosis

Red, dry w/thick yellow coat.

Tongue Dx

Pulse Diagnosis

Full, deep, rapid.

Pulse Dx

5 Points Are Empirically Important For Stomach Fire

Potential Formulas For The Treatment Of Stomach Fire

The following 4 TCM Formulas are empirically related to the treatment of Stomach Fire

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    Stomach Fire - Formulas From Our Store

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

    Stomach Fire - Conditions and Other Possible TCM Diagnoses

    The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach 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 18 conditions may arise from stomach fire . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

    ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
    Abdominal Pain· Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Cold · Stomach Rebellious Qi · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)· Stomach Dampness · Stomach Cold · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Diabetes Type II· Heart Qi Deficiency · Heart Yin Deficiency · Lung Qi Deficiency · Lung Yin Deficiency · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Kidney Qi Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Diarrhea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Dampness · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Epigastric Pain· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 
    Esophageal Cancer· Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Fever· Liver Qi Stagnation · Liver Fire · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Blood Stagnation 
    Gingivitis· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Yin Deficiency 
    Halitosis (Bad Breath)
    Hiccups· Stomach Cold · Stomach Qi Deficiency 
    Hyperlipidemia· Liver Qi Stagnation · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yang Deficiency · Kidney Yin Deficiency · Liver Yin Deficiency · Stomach Blood Stagnation · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Nausea· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation 
    Obesity (Weight Loss)· Heart Yang Deficiency · Spleen Qi Deficiency · Spleen Yang Deficiency · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Dampness · Blood Stagnation 
    Peptic Ulcer· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Blood Stagnation 
    Stomach Cancer· Spleen Qi Deficiency · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Cold · Stomach Blood Stagnation · Stomach Qi Deficiency · Phlegm Stagnation 
    Toothache· Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Shen Disturbance · Heat in the Blood 
    Trigeminal Neuralgia· Liver Fire · Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat · Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold · Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat · Liver Yin Deficiency · Blood Stagnation 
    Vomiting· Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat · Stomach Food Stagnation · Stomach Yin Deficiency · Stomach Cold · Phlegm Stagnation · Blood Stagnation · Liver Attacking the Spleen 

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