ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Upper portion of the esophagus: choking sensation on swallowing
  • Lower portion of the esophagus: Vomiting after eating
Treatment Principle
Herb Formulas
  • Stew 500g Fr. Fici Bi Li with 100g of lean meat for one-half hour then consume both the meat and broth.
  • Grind 30-60g of the shell or kernel of Fr. Trapae Bispinosae Ling Jiao into a powder. Take 6g raw or with honey at a time.
  • Wash and decoct 120g of Pseudobulbus Cremastrae/Pleiones Shan Ci Gu then mix with120g white honey and make a paste. Take 9-15g orally twice a day.
  • Steep Sm. Impatientis Ji Xing Zi in wine for three days, grind it into a powder and roll the powder in wine to form mung bean size pills. Take eight pills each time with warm boiled water. if there is dysphagia, decoct six pills into a broth and drink. Discontinue use once the effect has been gained.
  • Decoct 30g Sm. Impatientis Ji Xing Zi and 30g Hb. Salviae Chinensis Shi Jian Chuan and then blend with 2-3g Salmiacum Xi Sha for sipping.
  • Grind Rx. Sophorae Tonkinensis Shan Dou Gen with vinegar and suck.
  • Roast 15g of Rx. Kansui Gan Sui with wheat flour and pulverize wit 3g of Rx. Aucklandiae Mu Xiang. Mix with wine for ingestion. Patients with strong constitutions should take 3g at a time. Patients with weak constitutions should take 1.5g at a time.
  • Powder Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can and Sm. Strychni Ma Qian Zi and take orally.
  • Combine Bombyx Batryticatus Jiang Can with Caulis Bambusae in Taeniam Zhu Ru and take orally.
  • Make Fol. et Ram. Sarcandrae Zhong Jie Feng into 0.3g tablets and take 4-6 tablets three times per day.
  • Decoct 9g Rz. Dysosmae Pleianthae Ba Jiao Lian and take as a tea daily.
  • Take equal amounts of the juices of Rx. Ginseng, Ren Shen, Arillus Longan Long Yan Rou, Rz. Phragmitis Lu Gen, sugar cane, pear and milk and stew with a small amount of ginger juice into a soft extract for taking slowly.
  • Pulverize 0.5kg Rx. Semiaquilegiae Tian Kui Zi and immerse in 5kg sorghum or cereal wine for 7 days. Take 50ml three times a day.
  • Powder 1 g Rx. Ophiopogonis Mai Men Dong and 0.3g Salmiacum Pi Shuang mix with water and apply topically.
  • Take 3g Fol. Hibisci Fu Rong Ye twice daily.
  • Cancer #1
  • Stomach Cancer #5
  • Li Ge Tang
  • To kill cancer cells: Yin Qian Sha
  • For pain: Zhong Tong Wan
  • For a constricted esophagus and obstruction of food in the throat: Kai Guan Li Ge Fang
  • For esophageal cancer and dysphagia: pound 0.3g Os Canis Gou Gu, 60g Rx. Clematidis Wei Ling Xian and 6g salt into a mass, mix with 1 cup of water and take twice daily.
  • For esophageal cancer in the stationary stage with hard nodules: Grind 500g fresh Hirudo Sheng Shui Zhi with 2500g Sargassum Hai Zao into a fine powder and make into pills. Take 6g twice a day.
  • For advanced esophageal cancer: Esophageal Cancer #9
  • For ulcerative esophageal cancer: Esophageal Cancer #31
  • For post-operative esophageal cancer: Shi Guan Ai Tang
  • High-positioned: Esophageal Cancer #21
  • For lymphatic metastasis: Esophageal Cancer #22
  • For strengthening the long-term post-treatment therapeutic
    effects
    : Ye Zhong Wan
  • For difficulty swallowing: Ban Xia Hou Po Tang
  • For swelling under the Heart without pain: Ban Xia Xie Xin Tang
  • For swelling and hardness under the Heart with Qi Deficiency: Xuan Fu Hua Dai Zhe Tang
  • For esophageal stricture:
    Zhi Zi Chi Tang
    Li Ge Tang
  • For esophageal stricture, swelling of the throat and esophagus and hoarseness: Ju Pi Zhi Shi Sheng Jiang Tang
  • For vomiting, difficulty swallowing and gradually increasing debility: Li Ge Tang 
  • For Yin damage following radiotherapy: Wu Zhi An Zhong Yin + Liang Ge San modified
  • Topical: Crush equal portions of Sm. Armeniacae Xing Ren, Sm. Sojae Preparatum Dan Dou Chi, Massa Medicata Fermentata Shen Qu, Rz. Zingiberis Gan Jiang, Fr. Corni Shan Zhu Yu, Per. Zanthoxyli Chuan Jiao into a powder, mix with honey and rub it on the chest several times a day.
  • Chinese Patent Medicines:
    Nao Sha San
    Jiang Jun San
    Shen Nong Pian

    Zhi Ai San
    Lan Han Guo Chong Ji

    With Kidney Yin Deficiency: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
    With Stomach Qi and Yin Deficiency: Gu Ben Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • High fever
  • No chills
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Cough
  • Asthma
  • Restlessness
  • Thirst
  • Dark yellow urine
  • Dyspnea
  • Chest pain
  • Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Thick yellow Phlegm
  • T: Red
  • C: Thick and yellow, maybe dry and sticky
  • P:  Rapid, maybe slippery, maybe forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Lung Heat
  • Relieve Fire toxicity
  • Improve the throat
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Dissipate masses
  • Tonify Qi
  • Transforms Dampness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Fixed, palpable masses
  • High fever or
  • Fever
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness (neither activity nor resting brings relief)
  • Heat sensation in the chest
  • Thirst
  • Has urge to vomit but cannot
  • May have dark yellow urine
  • Pain that is fixed, stabbing and /or severe or
  • Pains that move around
  • Distention
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Pan is worse with pressure
  • Dark complexion
  • Bleeding with clots
  • Purple lips
  • Purple nails
  • Dry skin
  • Blue, dark or purplish discoloration of skin in small or large areas
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Cold hands and feet
  • Tendency to hemorrhage dark blood or clots
  • T: Red or Purple with possible purple or red spots
  • C: Yellow
  • P: Rapid or Forceful and rapid or Choppy and rapid or Wiry and choppy and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Lung Heat
  • Resolve toxicity
  • Reduce swellings
  • Dissolve Phlegm
  • Promote the movement of Qi
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Dispel Blood Stasis
  • Soften hardness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Cough with copious, thin, white, frothy sputum
  • Chest congestion with full feeling
  • Dyspnea which is worse when lying down
  • Sometimes asthma
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thick, white and greasy or sticky
  • P: Slippery
Treatment Principle
  • Activate the Spleen
  • Dry Dampness
  • Expel Phlegm
  • Purge the Lungs
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Hacking cough with little yellow sputum or
  • No sputum
  • Blood tinged sputum (when Yin Deficient Fire is present)
  • Spitting saliva
  • Wheezing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dry, uncomfortable sensation in throat
  • Hiccups
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Itching in throat
  • Coughing up difficult-to-extectorate Phlegm
  • Nausea
  • Hoarse voice, low voice or loss of voice
  • Thirst
  • Asthma
  • Flushed face
  • Five sole Heat
  • Afternoon fever
  • Night sweats
  • Malar flush (especially in afternoon)
  • Emaciation
  • Vomiting
  • No appetite or
  • Famished but with no desire to eat
  • Abdominal distention after meals
  • Dry stools
  • Irritability with low grade fever
  • Maybe dry retching or
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid or Deficient and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear and Nourish the Lungs and Stomach
  • Generate Fluids
  • Moisten Dryness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Unproductive cough or
  • Scanty, sticky phlegm or
  • Sometimes blood-streaked sputum
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Low back and knees sore and weak
  • "Steaming Bone" tidal fever
  • Night sweats
  • Malar flush
  • Maybe hoarse voice
  • Maybe pain in shin, foot, and heel
  • Sterility
  • Spermatorrhea
  • T: Red and dry
  • C: None
  • P: Thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish Yin
  • Moisten the Lungs
  • Reinforce the Kidneys
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Anorexia
  • Abdominal distention and discomfort
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Epigastric mass
  • Maybe abdominal pain on palpation
  • Yang jaundice (sclera and skin are bright yellow)
  • Dislike of oily foods
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Lassitude
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Maybe thirst or thirst with no desire to drink
  • Diarrhea with foul smell or
  • Constipation
  • Fever
  • Sweet sticky taste or bitter taste in mouth
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thick, yellow and greasy (maybe sticky)
  • P: Soft and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Benefit Dampness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • The patient is in very poor condition
  • Only semi-solids and liquids may be swallowed
  • Sallow complexion
  • Fatigue
  • Anorexia
  • Four limbs feel tired and heavy
  • Abdominal and epigastric distention after eating
  • Maybe acid regurgitation or vomiting
  • Loose stools
  • Shortness of breath
  • Vomiting of water
  • T: Pale and flabby - may have teethmarks
  • C: White
  • P: Even, forceless and deficient
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Benefit Qi
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Poor appetite
  • Distension after eating
  • Dry stools
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Dry lips
  • Thin body
  • Dull complexion without luster
  • Night sweating
  • Five Sole Heat (only if there is Empty Heat)
  • Bleeding (in small quantity)
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Mental cloudiness
  • Heavy head
  • Heavy sensation in the body
  • Cough with Excess sputum
  • Chest and epigastric distention
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest and epigastrium
  • Nausea
  • Profuse sputum
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Fatigue
  • Borborygmus
  • Tinnitus
  • Mouth glutinous
  • No thirst
  • Likes to sleep
  • Maybe palpitations
  • T: Normal or Red if there is Empty Heat
  • C: Little or None or White and greasy or Sticky and white
  • P: Thready or Rolling or Wiry and slippery
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Nourish Yin
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Frequent epigastric and abdominal distention and fullness which is worse after eating
  • Vomiting of partially digested food about twelve hours after eating
  • Vomiting relieves the abdominal discomfort
  • The vomitus may have thick or thin frothy mucus
  • Maybe epigastric masses and/or splash on palpation
  • Stuffiness in the chest
  • General weakness
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Nausea
  • Mild constant epigastric pain; relieved by warmth and pressure
  • Anorexia
  • Loose, unformed stools
  • Excessive salivation
  • Cold limbs
  • Lassitude
  • Weakness
  • Sallow or pale, dull complexion
  • Maybe edema
  • Maybe scanty urination
  • Maybe clear, watery, copious vaginal discharge
  • T: Pale
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Deep, thready and forceless
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Warm Yang
  • Warm the Center
  • Dispel Cold
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Frequent epigastric and abdominal distention and fullness which is worse after eating
  • Vomiting of partially digested food about twelve hours after eating
  • Vomiting relieves the abdominal discomfort
  • The vomitus may have thick or thin frothy mucus
  • Maybe epigastric masses and/or splash on palpation
  • Copious salivation
  • Stuffiness in the chest
  • General weakness
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Nausea
  • T: Normal or Bluish and dark red
  • C: Whitish or greasy and white or Yellow and greasy or Yellow- curdy
  • P: Slippery or Wiry or Wiry and large or Wiry and slippery or weak
Treatment Principle
  • Transform and eliminate Phlegm
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Descend Rebellious Qi
  • Purge accumulation
  • Tonify the Spleen
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia
  • Much dreaming
  • Easily startled
  • Poor memory
  • Four limbs tired and lethargic
  • Loss of appetite
  • Distention and fullness of the epigastrium and abdomen
  • Loose stools
  • Sallow complexion
  • Copious, pale menses
  • Uterine bleeding or
  • Light menstrual flow or
  • Amenorrhea
  • T: Pale
  • P: Thready and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Reinforce and Benefit the Heart and Spleen
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Esophageal mass
  • Feeling of obstruction in throat as if a slice of roast meat were stuck there which cannot be coughed up nor swallowed down. This sensation becomes more prominent during emotional upset and subsides when relaxed
  • Distention and pain in the sides or flanks
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Impaired vision
  • Dry eyes
  • Night blindness
  • Tinnitus
  • Headache
  • Dry throat
  • Thirst
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Night sweats
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow or Little or None
  • P: Slippery and wiry or Wiry, thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Spread Qi
  • Resolve Phlegm
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Epigastric distention and vague pain
  • Belching
  • Salivation
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • A hard, palpable lump in the epigastrium
  • Facial color dark and dull or pale
  • Emaciation
  • Sides and ribs distended on both sides (maybe with sharp pain)
  • Enlargement of the Liver and Spleen
  • Suffocating sensation in chest
  • Tendency to sigh
  • Vomit that looks like bean juice
  • Melancholy
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Black stool
  • Inappropriate anger
  • Mental fatigue
  • Irregular menses
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Breast distention and pain before and during menses
  • T: Dark purple (maybe purple spots on edge of tongue) or Red
  • C: Normal or Greasy
  • P: Wiry, choppy and slow or Small and choppy or Thready and rapid or Thready and taut
Treatment Principle
  • Activate Blood circulation
  • Soften hardness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Severe, splitting headaches with dizziness
  • Sudden tinnitus or
  • Sudden deafness
  • Flushed face
  • Red, swollen, painful eyes
  • Irascibility with violent angry outbursts
  • Dry mouth
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Thirst
  • Vomiting sour or bitter liquid
  • Insomnia
  • Restlessness
  • Constipation or dry stools
  • Maybe rib pain
  • In severe cases:
    Mania
    Hemoptysis
    Hematemesis
    Epistaxis
  • Liver Fire Attacks the Lungs:
    Hemoptysis
    Rib pain which is severe when coughing
  • Liver Fire Attacks the Stomach:
    Hematemesis
  • T: Red tip and edges
  • C: Thick, yellow, dry and rough
  • P: Wiry, Excess and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear the Liver
  • Purge Fire
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Facial complexion pale and sallow
  • Both cheeks slightly red
  • Dizziness
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Spots before the eyes
  • Numbness of limbs
  • Flaccid paralysis (Wei syndrome), weakness
  • Tinnitus
  • Deafness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Low back and knees sore and painful
  • Throat dry and painful
  • Five sole Heat
  • Low-grade fever
  • Night sweats
  • Irritability
  • Insomnia
  • Stools difficult to pass
  • Constipation
  • Men:
    Spermatorrhea
  • Women:
    Irregular menses or
    Scanty menses or
    Amenorrhea
    Vaginal discharge
  • T: Red
  • C: None
  • P: Thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish and Reinforce the Liver and Kidneys
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Difficulty swallowing maybe with a burning of painful sensation
  • Food is difficult to swallow but Fluids are easy
  • After eating, the bulk of the ingested food may be vomited up, possibly mixed with mucus
  • Gradual weight loss
  • Dryness oft the mouth and throat
  • Dry skin
  • Thirst
  • Pain in the chest and upper back
  • An uncomfortable burning sensation in the epigastrium
  • A hoarse or croaky voice
  • Five-Sole-Heat
  • Low-grade afternoon fever
  • Night sweats
  • Facial flushing
  • A tendency toward constipation
  • T: Red and dry with multiple surface cracks
  • C: Maybe yellow
  • P: Wiry, thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish and moisten Yin and Fluids
  • Clear Heat
  • Disperse accumulations
Herb Formulas
  • Wu Zhi An Zhong Yin
    With severe Dryness, constipation and lack of saliva: + Zeng Ye Tang  modified
  • Chinese Patent Medicines:
    Lan Han Guo Chong Ji
    With Kidney Yin Deficiency: Liu Wei Di Huang Wan
    With Stomach Qi and Yin Deficiency: Gu Ben Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Blockage of swallowed food
  • Unsmooth swallowing with pain
  • Difficulty swallowing water
  • Vomiting immediately after eating
  • Burning pain in the Stomach
  • Chest and hypochondriac pain
  • A sensation of Heat in the chest
  • Five Sole Heat
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Episodic hematuria with fresh red Blood
  • The urine may be concentrated
  • T: Red
  • C: Little or None
  • P: Thready and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish Yin and Blood
  • Moisten Dryness
  • Generate Fluids
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Poor general condition
  • Emaciation
  • Lassitude
  • Chest distention
  • T: Dry and rigid
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Moderate, thready and forceless
Treatment Principle
  • Regulate Qi in the Middle Jiao
  • Strengthen the Spleen to promote Body Fluid
  • Warm Yang
  • Resolve Phlegm and Dampness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of energy
  • Shortness of breath
  • Soft, weak voice
  • Reluctance to speak
  • Spontaneous perspiration
  • Five sole Heat
  • Dry throat
  • Persistent thirst
  • Afternoon fever
  • Dry stools
  • Constipation
  • Scanty, dark-colored urine
  • Night sweats
  • T: Red or Swollen and scalloped
  • C: Little or None or White
  • P: Thready and rapid or Deep, weak, soft and small or Floating
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Qi
  • Nourish Yin
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Fatigue
  • Loose stools
  • Poor appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Pale face
  • Weak voice
  • Reluctance to speak
  • Sweating with little or no exertion
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia
  • Dry skin
  • Dry hair
  • Poor memory
  • Paleness
  • Scanty periods
  • T: Pale or Pale, thin and dry
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Weak or Thin and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Qi
  • Nourish the Blood
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • A sensation of an object stuck in the throat
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Vomiting of food and Phlegm
  • A dry mouth
  • Maybe acute pain
  • T: Red
  • C: Thin or thick
  • P: Thready and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Regulate Qi
  • Eliminate Phlegm
  • Moisten Dryness
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Extreme dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • A definite obstruction between the pharynx and diaphragm
  • General debility
  • A localized pricking sensation in the chest and back
  • Sharp pain
  • Hemoptysis
  • Maybe hematemesis
  • Melaena
  • Constipation
  • Emaciation
  • Dry skin
  • Diminished saliva
  • T: Dark blue or red with echymoses
  • C: Thick and greasy
  • P: Deep, sluggish and choppy or Choppy and uneven or Small and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify and Regulate Qi
  • Activate the Blood
  • Break up Stasis
  • Nourish the Blood
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting immediately after eating
  • Vomiting of saliva and undigested food
  • Chest pain
  • Emaciation
  • Loss of appetite, especially for meat
  • Stomach distention
  • Hard stools
  • Dull pain
  • A rancid taste in the mouth
  • T: Normal or Cyanotic
  • C: Thick and white
  • P: Weak and choppy
Treatment Principle
  • Transform and eliminate Phlegm
  • Descend Rebellious Qi
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Wheezing
  • Panting
  • Dyspnea with lots of sputum
  • The sputum is difficult to expectorate
  • The sputum rattles in the throat
  • Chest and diaphragm blocked
  • Inability to sleep
  • Fullness of the chest
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea
  • T: Normal or Pale
  • C: Sticky and white
  • P: Slippery or Slippery and large
Treatment Principle
  • Expel Phlegm
  • Descend Qi
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Cough with sticky, yellow, difficult to expectorate sputum
  • Rapid breathing with a harsh voice
  • Restless fever
  • Sore throat
  • Constipation
  • Dry stools
  • Mania
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dyspnea
  • Nausea
  • Chest and/or epigastric fullness
  • Pain in the ribs
  • T: Scarlet
  • C: Yellow or Yellow and greasy or Yellow and smooth
  • P: Rapid and smooth or Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve Phlegm
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Local redness, swelling and pain
  • Maybe fever and chills
  • T: Normal
  • C: Thin white or yellow
  • P: Rapid and forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Eliminate toxins
  • Reduce swelling
  • Soften hardness
  • Activate Blood circulation
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Local redness, swelling and pain
  • Maybe fever and chills
  • Anorexia
  • Abdominal distention and discomfort
  • Suffocating sensation in the chest
  • Dislike of oily foods
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Lassitude
  • Maybe thirst or thirst with no desire to drink
  • Diarrhea with foul smell or
  • Constipation
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Fever
  • Sweet sticky taste or bitter taste in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus or deafness
  • Poor memory
  • Aching, soreness or weakness of low back
  • Spermatorrhea or premature ejaculation
  • Aching in bones
  • Aching in leg and heel
  • Lumbago: low back feels cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
Treatment Principle
  • Dispel Wind-Dampness
  • Resolve Phlegm
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve Dampness
  • Resolve toxicity
  • Dissipate nodules
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Upper abdominal pain
  • Discomfort in the upper abdomen
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight loss
  • Melaena
  • Epigastric focal distention
  • Fullness and tightness with very slight or no pain
  • Dry heaves
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Ascites
  • Anemia
  • Local redness
  • Swelling and pain
  • Maybe fever and chills
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Abdominal tumor
  • The tumor is firm and irregular
  • Subcardiac distention
  • Heartburn
  • Resistance below the Heart
  • Soft epigastrium
  • Ascites
  • T: Normal or with a red tip
  • C: Thin, yellow and greasy
  • P: Wiry and rapid or Wiry, tight and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve toxicity
  • Promote diuresis
  • Activate the Blood
  • Disperse Blood Stagnation
  • Reduce swellings
  • Inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Progressive dysphagia
  • Vomiting after eating
  • Generalized weakness
  • Severe pain in the chest and back
  • Irritability
  • T: Dark red and smooth or Crimson and dry
  • C: Yellow
  • P: Taut and thready or Thready and rapid or taut, rapid and difficult
Treatment Principle
  • Nourish Yin
  • Reduce Fire
  • Regulate Qi
  • Calm the Liver
Herb Formulas
Points