Theory

Diagnostic Information and Acupuncture and Herbal Treatment of Stomach Yin Deficiency


Stomach Yin Deficiency - Basics

Epigastric pain, poor appetite, heat in the 5 palms, constipation, dry mouth a/or throat, thirst w/no desire to drink.

Red or peeled in the ST/SP area.

Floating, empty.




Stomach Yin Deficiency - Formulas From Our Store

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


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The following (7) TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Stomach Yin Deficiency

Gu Ben Wan

Ma Zi Ren Wan

Sha Shen Mai Dong Wan

  • Glehnia and Ophiopogonis Decoction
    • Important formula for stomach yin deficiency - benefits the stomach and the lungs - a range of digestive issues (gastritis, epigastric pain), possibly with dry throat, thirst and/or cough.
    • Diabetes - particularly with signs of dryness.
    • A range of lung related issues - lung cancer, pneumonia, cough/wheezing.
  • Treat Dryness
  • Gently Disperse and Moisten Dryness

Sheng Mai San Wan

Sheng Mai Yin Wan

Yi Guan Jian Wan

  • Linking Decoction
    • GI issues from yin deficiency (liver and kidney) with liver qi stagnation leading to stomach yin issues - gastritis, ulcers, reflux, bloating.
    • The underlying factors lead to dryness of the blood, that coupled with liver qi stagnation and yin deficiency may lead to PMS, inosmnia, etc.
    • With the right underlying factors useful for a range of liver conditions - hepatitis, fatty liver.
    • Essential hypertension, preeclampsia.
  • Tonify
  • Tonify the Yin

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.
  • Treat Dryness
  • Enrich the Yin and Moisten Dryness

Stomach Yin Deficiency - Conditions and Possibilities

The Chinese Medicine treatment of stomach yin 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 9 conditions may arise from stomach yin deficiency . Each condition is listed with other possible patterns to expand diagnostic possibilities.

ConditionsOther Possible Patterns
Coronary Artery Disease¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yang Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Heart Yang Collapse ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Diabetes Type II¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Kidney Qi Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Kidney Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Gastritis¤ Liver Qi Stagnation ¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Stomach Dampness ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Gingivitis¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Fire 
Heat Stroke¤ Liver Wind ¤ Heart Qi Deficiency ¤ Heart Yin Deficiency ¤ Lung Qi Deficiency ¤ Lung Yin Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency ¤ Shen Disturbance 
Nausea¤ Spleen Qi Deficiency ¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation 
Peptic Ulcer¤ Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Blood 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 ¤ Kidney Yang Deficiency ¤ Stomach Qi Deficiency 
Vomiting¤ Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat ¤ Stomach Food Stagnation ¤ Stomach Fire ¤ Stomach Cold ¤ Phlegm Stagnation ¤ Blood Stagnation ¤ Liver Attacking the Spleen 



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