Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat - Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic Patterns

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    General Signs and Symptoms of Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

    General Signs & Symptoms:
    Chest a/or hypochondriac pain/distention, jaundice, fever, bitter taste in the mouth, poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, swelling a/or itching of the genitals

    Conditions that may arise from Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

    Listed below are western medical conditions and/or general symptoms that may arise from this particular TCM pattern. The condition page that they link to will have the majority of commonly related patterns for this specific condition.

    Pattern Related Conditions/Symptoms Other Possible TCM Patterns
    Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Chronic Cholecystitis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Coma Blood Stagnation, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Liver Wind, Liver Yin Deficiency, Shen Disturbance
    Cystitis Bladder Damp Heat, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire
    Dermatitis Heat in the Blood, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Wind, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency
    Eczema Heat in the Blood, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Wind, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency
    Epilepsy (Seizure) Kidney Qi Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Wind, Liver Yang Rising
    Gastritis Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Stomach Dampness, Stomach Qi Deficiency, Stomach Yin Deficiency
    Gastroenteritis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Stomach Cold, Stomach Dampness
    Gingivitis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Stomach Fire, Stomach Yin Deficiency
    Gonorrhea Bladder Damp Heat, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat
    Hepatitis (B or C) Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Herpes Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Attacking the Spleen, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Wind
    Hypercortisolism Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Hypochondriac Pain Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction) Heart Qi Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Insomnia Heart Fire, Heart Qi Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Leukemia Large Intestine Damp Heat, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Deficiency, Liver Yin Deficiency, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat
    Leukorrhea Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Morning Sickness Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold, Spleen Invasion - Cold Damp, Stomach Cold, Stomach Rebellious Qi
    Pancreatic Cancer Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Phlegm Stagnation, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Stomach Qi Deficiency
    Pancreatitis Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Stomach Cold, Stomach Fire, Stomach Yin Deficiency
    Prostatitis Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat
    Pyelonephritis Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Raynaud's Disease Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Blood Stagnation, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Liver Wind, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Sciatica Kidney Qi Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Deficiency, Liver Wind
    Scleroderma Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Deficiency, Liver Wind, Spleen Yang Deficiency
    Spermatorrhea Kidney Jing Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire
    Thyroiditis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Spleen Yang Deficiency
    Tonsillitis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Lung Qi Deficiency, Phlegm Stagnation
    Toothache Heat in the Blood, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Shen Disturbance, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Stomach Fire
    Tremor Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Wind, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Trigeminal Neuralgia Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Liver Yin Deficiency, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat, Stomach Fire
    Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Bladder Damp Heat, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

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    Chai Hu Long Gu Mu Li Wan - Anxiety, Bipolar, Insomnia Herbal Formula

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    Long Dan Xie Gan Wan - Headache, Leukorrhea, Irritability Herbal Formula

    Uses: Headache, Dizziness, Irritability, Leukorrhea, Swelling of the Genitals.



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    Wen Dan Wan - Insomnia, Anxiety Herbal Formula

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    Chinese Herbal Formulas for Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat

    Below you will find practitioner level information regarding TCM Herbal Formulas that are applicable to this pattern.

    Formula Name General Usage Functional Grouping Combinations
    Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Wan - Bupleurum, Dragon Bone, and Oyster Shell Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Used for heat that is lodged in the chest affecting all yang stages, also for phlegm in the liver/gall bladder.  Generally used for a range of psychological conditions, aiding with drug withdrawal and related issues.  Symptoms include...  Read Full Details...

    Calm the Spirit, Sedate and Calm the Spirit
    Long Dan Xie Gan Wan - Gentiana Purge Liver Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Hypochondriac pain, bitter taste in the mouth, irritability, easily angered, headache, dizziness, red, and possibly sore, eyes, diminished hearing and/or swollen sensation in ears/head.  May have urinary symptoms such as painful, hot...  Read Full Details...

    Clear Heat, Clear Heat From The Organs
    Wen Dan Wan - Rising Courage Teapills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Anxiety, depression, insomnia, palpitations, vertigo, dizziness, nausea and/or vomiting, insatiable hunger, chest oppression, seizures, bitter taste in mouth, slight thirst.

    Pulse will be rapid and slippery or wiry depending on the level...  Read Full Details...

    Clear Heat and Transform Phlegm, Treat Phlegm
    Xiao Feng Wan - Clear Wind Pill - TCM Herbal Formula

    Itchy and red skin lesions, possibly with weeping, comprising such conditions as psoriasis, eczema, acne, dermatitis, etc.

    The Pulse will generally be forceful, floating and rapid and the Tongue will have a yellow or white tongue coating...  Read Full Details...

    Release Wind from the Skin and Channels, Expel Wind
    Xie Xin Wan - Drain the Epigastrium Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Signs of damp-heat with interior clumping which may settle into the abdominal region and/or rise upward to the head.  Fever, irritability, red eyes, constipation, dark urine, flushed face - middle warmer issues - jaundice, dysentery,...  Read Full Details...

    Clear Heat and Relieve Toxicity, Clear Heat

    Acupuncture Theory Information

    Below you find acupuncture points and protocols that are commonly involved with the resolution of this particular TCM diagnosis.