Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Stomach Qi Deficiency

Stomach Qi Deficiency - Basics

Poor appetite, lack of taste, dull sensation in the epigastrium, weak limbs, tiredness, loose stools.



Stomach Qi Deficiency - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (4) acupuncture points may be useful for stomach qi deficiency. 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.)

Stomach Qi Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

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

Stomach Qi Deficiency - Questions

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The following (5) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Stomach Qi Deficiency

Qi Xue Da Bu Wan

  • Nourish Qi & Blood Pills
    • Fatigue, lethargy,┬ásensation of feeling heavy or cold.
    • Low appetite, bloating, borborygmus, loose bowels.
    • Impotence, infertility, low libedo.
    • Insomnia, night sweats, vivid dreams, nightmares.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi and Blood

Sheng Mai San Wan

Sheng Mai Yin Wan

  • Replenish Pulse Pills
    • Dry mouth, dry skin, dark or scanty urine from yin and fluid deficiency.
    • Fatigue, shortness of breath, and spontaneous sweating.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi
  • Cautions
    • Use with caution for patients that present with heat signs.

Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan

  • Aucklandia, Amomi & Six Gentlemen Pills
    • A modified version of the base, zhi zhu wan, which is used to treat qi stagnation and food retention from qi deficiency. ┬áThis modification includes herbs which add more movement and damp drying.
    • Distention and fullness in the epigastric area - bloating, indigestion, gastritis, gastric prolapse.
    • Poor appetite (from Spleen Qi Deficiency), anorexia.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Qi
  • Cautions
    • Avoid raw and cold food when taking this formula (and generally for Spleen Qi Deficiency).

Yu Quan Wan

  • Jade Spring Pills
    • Xiao Ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome), qi and yin deficiencies of the kidney and spleen most commonly seen in the advanced forms of diabetes type II - excessive thirst, excessive urination, strong hunger symptoms, weight loss.
    • Cloudy urine especially with detectable sweet scent.
  • Treat Dryness
  • Enrich the Yin and Moisten Dryness

Stomach Qi Deficiency - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach qi deficiency 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 22 conditions may arise from stomach qi deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Abdominal Pain¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Stomach Rebellious Qi ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Aldosteronism (Primary)¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency 
Anemia¤ Liver Blood Deficiency ¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Anorexia Nervosa¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Spleen Blood Deficiency 
Coronary Artery Disease¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Heart Yang Collapse ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Diabetes Type II¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Diarrhea¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Dysentary¤ Large Intestine Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Large Intestine Cold ¤ Stomach Cold 
Epigastric Pain¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Blood Stagnation ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Esophageal Cancer¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Phlegm Stagnation 
Gastritis¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Heat Stroke¤ Liver Wind ¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Shen Disturbance 
Hiccups¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold 
Hyperlipidemia¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Liver Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Blood Stagnation ¤ Phlegm Stagnation 
Indigestion¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 
Infertility¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Jing Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Jaundice¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Stomach Cold 
Numbness¤ Liver Wind ¤ Liver Blood Deficiency ¤ Heart Blood Deficiency ¤ Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Otitis Media¤ Liver Wind ¤ Stomach Blood Stagnation 
Pancreatic Cancer¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Stomach Cancer¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Stomach Blood Stagnation ¤ Phlegm Stagnation 
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Blood Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Yin Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency 

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