CANDIDIASIS (YEAST INFECTION)

Clinical Manifestations
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Vaginal yeast infections
Treatment Principle
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Diarrhea with tenesmus which intensifies after defecation
  • Frequent stools which are small in quantity
  • Stools are yellow or brown, thin, watery, with foul smell or sticky and pasty like jam or sticky fluid or containing pus and Blood
  • Burning hot sensation in anus
  • Abdominal pain
  • Urine short and red
  • Sustained fever despite profuse perspiration or
  • Raging fever in the afternoon
  • Severe cases:
    High fever and coma
  • Mouth dry but no desire to drink
  • Body heavy
  • Limbs tired
  • Fullness in chest
  • Lump in epigastrium
  • Anorexia
  • Vomiting
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Transform Dampness
  • Stop dysentery
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Distention and fullness of epigastrium and abdomen
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Anorexia
  • Loose stools
  • Diarrhea
  • Reduced sensation of taste
  • No thirst or preference for hot drinks
  • Sticky sensation in mouth
  • Borborygmus
  • Lassitude
  • Yin jaundice
  • Heavy head
  • Maybe edema
  • Maybe copious white vaginal discharge
  • Maybe cold limbs, fear of Cold or feeling chilled
  • T: Pink
  • C: Thick, white and greasy or sticky
  • P: Deep and slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm Cold
  • Transform Dampness
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Strengthen the Spleen
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • 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
  • T: Pale and flabby - may have teethmarks
  • C: White
  • P: Even, forceless and deficient
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Benefit Qi
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Emaciation
  • Sallow complexion
  • Anorexia with a full feeling after very little food
  • Weak abdomen
  • Belching
  • Abdominal distention or pain (subtle)
  • Rolled lips
  • Pale lips
  • Stiff tongue
  • Tired limbs
  • Heavy limbs
  • Chest fullness
  • Acid regurgitation
  • Epigastric distention or pain
  • Muscle weakness in arms and legs
  • Loose stools or diarrhea
  • Maybe bleeding
  • Thin muscles.
  • Lethargy-fatigue
  • Does not like to speak
  • Weak, soft voice
  • Maybe enuresis
  • Maybe cold extremities
  • Maybe borborygmus
  • T: Pale and flabby - may have teeth marks
  • C: Thin and white.
  • P: Weak and Deficient
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Qi
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Harmonize the Stomach
  • Regulate Qi
  • Stop pain
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Sallow, pale complexion
  • Mental and physical fatigue
  • Daytime drowsiness and a desire for sleep worse with exertion and after meals
  • May be Blood deficient insomnia at night
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea
  • Four limbs feel tired and heavy
  • Abdominal and epigastric distention after eating
  • Maybe acid regurgitation or vomiting
  • Loose stools
  • Shortness of breath
  • T: Pale and flabby - may have teethmarks
  • C: White
  • P: Even, forceless and Deficient or Deficient and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Strengthen the Spleen
  • Benefit Qi
  • Dry Dampness if necessary
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdominal distention and pain
  • Gas
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • 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
  • With Dampness:
    Yellow or white vaginal discharge
  • T: Pink
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Slippery and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Soothe the Liver
  • Invigorate the Spleen
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Abdominal distention and pain
  • Gas
  • Borborygmus
  • Diarrhea
  • 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
  • T: Pink
  • C: White and greasy
  • P: Slippery and wiry
Treatment Principle
  • Soothe the Liver
  • Invigorate the Spleen
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Heavy discharge
  • The discharge may be white, yellow, red or red and white
  • Itching of the genital area
  • Restlessness
  • Easily angered
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Insomnia
  • Night sweats
  • Lower back pain
  • Cold lower abdomen
  • Frequent, clear abundant urination
  • Nocturia
  • A gray face
  • Soft stools
  • T: Pale or Red
  • C: Little or None or Thin and white
  • P: Thready and rapid or Wiry and rapid or Deep and slow
Treatment Principle
  • Tonify Kidney Yang
  • Nourish Kidney Yin
Herb Formulas
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Lumbago: low back feels cold, weak and aching
  • Feeling chilled
  • Aversion to Cold
  • Cold limbs
  • General debility
  • Pale face
  • Urinary frequency with abundant, clear urine or
  • Oliguria with edema
  • Maybe nocturia
  • Lassitude
  • Withdrawn, subdued behavior
  • Knees feel cold and aching
  • Dizziness
  • Tinnitus
  • Impotence
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Premature ejaculation
  • Low libido
  • Female infertility ("uterus cold and infertile")
  • Maybe anorexia
  • Maybe loose stools
  • Maybe chronic diarrhea or "cock crow" diarrhea
  • T: Pale and swollen
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Deep and thready - maybe slow
Treatment Principle
  • Warm and Reinforce Kidney Yang
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Anemia
  • Uterine bleeding
  • Cold extremities
  • Pale or sallow face
  • Dizziness
  • General fatigue
  • Coarse skin
  • Nocturnal emissions
  • Weak knees
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspnea
  • Night sweats
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Insomnia
  • Intolerance of Cold
  • Decreased eyesight after a prolonged illness
  • Anxiety
  • Intermittent fever
  • Jaundice
  • Deficient cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Palpitations
  • Anorexia
  • Listlessness
  • Lassitude
  • Spontaneous sweating
  • Spermatorrhea
  • Continuous spotting
  • Leukorrhea
  • Weak legs and knees
  • T: Pale
  • C: Thin and white
  • P: Thready and weak
Treatment Principle
  • Replenish Yang
  • Warm and tonify Qi and Blood
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Chronic and continuous somnolence
  • Heavy sleep
  • Difficult to rouse
  • Tendency toward obesity
  • Glossy or greasy skin
  • Foggy headedness (like the head being wrapped in a damp towel)
  • Poor concentration
  • Dizziness
  • Heavy and tired limbs
  • Fullness and distention or a feeling of blockage in the chest and epigastrium
  • T: Flabby
  • C: Thick and greasy
  • P: Slippery
Treatment Principle
  • Transform Phlegm
  • Open the channels to the head
Herb Formulas
  • Di Tan Tang modified
  • Chinese Patent Medicines:
    Er Chen Wan
    Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Sensation of Heat and irritability in the chest, diaphragm and abdomen
  • Delirious speech (severe)
  • Hemoptysis
  • Thirst
  • Flushed face
  • Red or scorched lips
  • Tongue sores
  • Sore throat
  • Swollen tongue
  • Red eyes
  • Epistaxis
  • Constipation
  • Toothache
  • Hematemesis
  • Fever
  • Bitter taste in mouth
  • Red urine
  • Dry, chapped lips
  • Dark, scanty urine
  • Restlessness
  • Vomiting
  • Hypochondriac pain
  • Rashes
  • Insomnia
  • Mania
  • T: Red body or Red edges
  • C: Yellow and dry or White and dry
  • P: Slippery (maybe) and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • High fever
  • Irritability
  • Fidgeting
  • Dry mouth
  • Dry throat
  • Incoherent speech
  • Insomnia
  • Dark urine
  • Deep-rooted boils
  • Maculae
  • Carbuncles
  • Hematemesis
  • Hemoptysis
  • Palpitations
  • Furuncles
  • Tinnitus
  • Purpura
  • Red face
  • Rashes
  • Deep-rooted boils
  • Red eyes
  • Itchy skin
  • Fidgeting
  • Dry lips
  • Delirium
  • Dysentery with fever
  • Jaundice
  • Epistaxis
  • Hematuria
  • Cloudy mind
  • Diarrhea
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow
  • P: Rapid and forceful
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Drain Fire
  • Relieve toxicity
  • Relieve inflammation
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Lethargy
  • Anorexia
  • Maybe jaundice
  • No thirst or
  • Thirst with no desire to drink
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Afternoon fever
  • Body aches
  • A sallow complexion
  • Scanty urination
  • Diarrhea
  • Chest discomfort
  • Epigastric pain and distention
  • Dull appearance
  • Maybe disorientation
  • Loose stools
  • Maybe skin vesicles
  • Heavy extremities
  • T: Pink
  • C: Greasy and yellow
  • P: Soft and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Resolve Damp and turbidity
Herb Formulas
Points
Clinical Manifestations
  • Skin lesions with profuse fluid discharge
  • Fever
  • Thirst
  • Dry mouth with no desire to drink
  • Anorexia
  • Body heavy
  • Limbs tired
  • Fullness in chest
  • Lump in epigastrium
  • Leukorrhagia with thick, yellowish, foul discharge
  • Frequent, scanty, reddish urination
  • T: Red
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Invigorate the Blood
  • Resolve Dampness
  • Eliminate toxins
Herb Formulas
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